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All About Employment in Victoria, BC

What a difference a kind word makes

| October 21, 2012

Earlier this week I was pleasantly surprised and very grateful for a Tweet I received from a reader thanking me for working on this blog and encouraging me to keep up the good work. I cannot tell you how much this means to me. I have fallen into this great opportunity in Sweden – to […]

Discouraging and demeaning

| October 16, 2012

I produce this blog as a service with the hope of perhaps one day turning it into a small money-making venture by creating and selling ebooks and/or offering a premium job-alerting service that would send a PDF of all the jobs offered that day to your inbox. I don’t have any illusions about how difficult […]

Who are the Victoria unemployed?

| October 4, 2012

According to an article in the Vancouver Sun on September 8, 2012, unemployment decreased slightly in British Columbia in August 2012 (to 6.7%) but rose from 5.3% to 5.9% in Victoria during the same period. But who are these approximately 11,300 people who are classified as unemployed, meaning, in the words of BC Stats they […]

A new month and some new ideas

| October 1, 2012

Soon I will mark 3 months in Sweden and I am excited that my course is heating up and we’re getting more into the nitty gritty of international health – learning about research methods, reading papers and attending seminars. Of course there is also time for fun and this coming Saturday we’re having a loosely […]