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 was understanding, patient and encouraging. I am forever thankful to WorkBC for all that has been done for me.

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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: 26 Feb 2020

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"I escaped domestic violence and was a single mother for 5 years. I worked in a production plant to support my family and lost all hope of getting back in the nursing field."

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Posted on: 26 Feb 2020

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"I decided that I should start looking for transferable or survival job, rather than being unemployed. I tend to view it positively, as a new exposure to different work culture and different way of doing things."

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Posted on: 26 Feb 2020

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"I came to Canada a long time ago, but had to go back to Bangladesh. Upon my return to Canada several years later, I found that I was struggling to get employed due to changes in the accounting field."

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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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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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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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Posted on: 7 Feb 2020

Ahmed - Facing change

"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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