New Career with New Hopes for Kamal

Posted on: 21 Jun 2021

Seasoned Professional Changing Career due to Pandemic with the help of WorkBC

I hope my story can inspire someone else to reach their career goal and use the resources available at WorkBC.

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Exploring new Avenues

Posted on: 21 Jun 2021

New Immigrant Working from Home being a Single Parent with the help of WorkBC

I am a new immigrant in Canada and currently a single parent since my husband’s immigration got delayed due to the pandemic. I am a dentist by profession and before coming to Surrey-Newton WorkBC, I was unemployed.

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New Door Opens for Sumit

Posted on: 23 Feb 2021

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The timely support of Sunnie Song and having the Security System Technician certificate increased my confidence in security installation and troubleshooting and gave me the knowledge base to support my ideas.

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Hard work and Discipline, keys to success!

Posted on: 15 Jan 2021

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At Newton WorkBC, staff continued to encourage and motivate me to pursue my career reminding me not to give up. They referred me to the ACCEP program, which confirmed my eligibility for wage subsidy through a letter of support for employers; this immensely increased my chances of getting a job. 

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Lisa’s stability in job hunt process

Posted on: 6 Jan 2021

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I really did not know what to expect and was guided to classes and information that was so helpful in my job search. Thankfully, I was at the right place at the right time and was steered in the right direction.

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Bana's Success Story

Posted on: 18 Dec 2020

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WorkBC employees helped me in many ways - they helped me to improve my resume and cover letter. They also researched about my job and sent me some interview questions and general advice so that I could be ready and confident for my interview. Thanks to the hard work put in by the entire team, I am currently working as an Education Assistant at Surrey Schools.

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Miguel's hard work pays off

Posted on: 18 Dec 2020

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I was sent weekly job-leads, invited to virtual job fairs, offered a 1-1 resume review by one of their many facilitators. I received weekly and monthly check-ins on my job applications. I am so grateful for the help and support of the Guildford WorkBC team and I highly recommend them to anyone who needs a support team to guide them through the competitive job market!

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Saaz's journey towards her dream career

Posted on: 15 Dec 2020

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It is because of the continuous efforts of the entire team at WorkBC that I found a way into my dream career – I started a job in school as an education assistant.

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Never give-up!

Posted on: 9 Dec 2020

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Newton WorkBC not only paid for the training but also help me with my financial needs and provided me with the opportunities to find a better job. They were patient with me and guided me to achieve my goal.

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A Long Journey to My Dream Career…

Posted on: 16 Sep 2020

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After many years of struggle with my self-esteem, I was finally felt heard. My counselor at Newton WorkBC was understanding, patient and encouraging. I am forever thankful to WorkBC for all that has been done for me.

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Hard Work and Positivity – A Combination for Success

Posted on: 21 Jul 2020

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“It has been a whole year and I am still successfully working. Thank you so much WorkBC for the guidance and support which was much needed at that time.¬”

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My first job in Canada

Posted on: 8 Jul 2020

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My Employment Counsellor supported me in many areas including settlement, transportation and understanding labour market in Canada. She helped me make an employment goal to start my career with some entry-level jobs.

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Lisa - A story of courage and determination!

Posted on: 26 Jun 2020

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"When I first encountered my amazing Employment Counsellor, I absolutely knew I had come to the right place; I felt truly heard! I felt that everyone I encountered at WorkBC wanted me to be successful and my Employment Counsellor was my greatest cheerleader.

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Scott - Turning dreams into reality

Posted on: 4 Jun 2020

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"The jobs that I had did not last very long. They were sufficient enough to only keep the bills paid, the roof over my kids' heads and put food in their stomach"

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Shweta - Fast track to success

Posted on: 29 May 2020

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"I came to the country as a new immigrant and was unemployed for 2 months"

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Nimriti's job search process as a learning curve

Posted on: 26 Feb 2020

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"I gained my confidence back, started earning again, and it helped my self-esteem a lot. It has been a blessing to have the support of WorkBC and to know that someone has your back!"

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Allan's hard work paid off

Posted on: 7 Feb 2020

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"You always have to put in work to get what you really want in life. In the end, it all pays off!"

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Roselyn's struggles for her dream job

Posted on: 7 Feb 2020

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"The career assessments confirmed that Office Administration was a good field for me. My training application was approved and I graduated with honors from a nine months long Office Administration program. After the practicum my employer hired me. I am so happy!!"

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Ahmed - Facing change

Posted on: 7 Feb 2020

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"I left behind a well-established career to move to Canada. After coming here, I had to face many more challenges but managed to achieve a prestigious SCMP designation. However, I had a few concerns and needed help with a clear direction."

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