All About Employment in Victoria, BC

Update on YYJWorks’ immediate future

| March 18, 2015

My pal R came over the other day to talk YYJWorks with me. She finds it a valuable resource and didn’t realize that the blog is completely a labour of love (not so much love lately but you know what I mean) on my part and that there is no compensation other than knowing that […]

YYJWorks – helping you find work in Victoria, BC

| November 5, 2014

Welcome to YYJWorks – I hope I can be of assistance to you in your job search. I’m now back from Uppsala, Sweden, (I got back to Canada on July 27, 2014) where I spent two years doing a master’s in International Health. I am also now in the same situation as many of you […]

Present Pre-occupations and Future Features

| July 28, 2013

As you might have noticed if you come by YYJWorks often (and I hope you do!) I have been somewhat intermittently posting fresh sheets this summer. I have never really explored Europe – it’s always seemed too far away and far too expensive for a budget traveler based on Canada’s west coast. But now, based […]

Ramping back up!

| August 1, 2012

It’s now mid-afternoon on August 1, 2012 here in Uppsala, Sweden. That means it is pretty early in the morning – before 6:00 am – in Victoria, British Columbia. I have completed today’s ‘fresh sheet’ which contains nearly 70 jobs since I haven’t put out an updated list since July 4, 2012. I’ve decided to […]

What’s the Real #YYJ picture?

| May 19, 2011

An often heard comment is that there’s no work in Victoria, British Columbia, or that there may be some jobs available but they are all ‘McJobs’ with sh*tty pay that makes living in one of the most expensive cities in Canada difficult (and many would say absolutely impossible for anyone trying to support a family […]