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All About Employment in Victoria, BC

Full time networking until November 15th!

| October 16, 2014

As an alumni of University of Victoria I am lucky to be able to take career courses – right now I am enrolled in the Navigator program. Last week I went to an excellent workshop called ‘Network to Work’. It was full of interesting content and the facilitator had lots of anecdotes to share from […]

Victoria’s Biggest Employers – The Educational Sector

| May 4, 2012

Education is big business in Victoria. School District 61, which has just over 2,000 employees, has 49 schools in Victoria while Saanich (SD63) has 14 schools and 1,500 staff and Sooke (SD62) has 29 schools (although some are as far away as Port Renfrew some 100 kilometers from Victoria) and 1,300 staff. Then there are […]

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 […]