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Job seekers head to Maritime Centre

Stephanie Nunez of the BC Jobs Plan displays the free resources available to job seekers and those who want to change careers, during last Friday’s jobs fair at the Maritime Heritage Centre.  - Paul Rudan/The Mirror
Stephanie Nunez of the BC Jobs Plan displays the free resources available to job seekers and those who want to change careers, during last Friday’s jobs fair at the Maritime Heritage Centre.
— image credit: Paul Rudan/The Mirror

Local employers were recruiting and job seekers heard about the most in-demand occupations at the BC Jobs Fair, last Friday the Maritime Heritage Centre.

“We’re here to connect employers with job seekers and vice-versa,” says Stephanie Nunez, a tour staffer with The BC Jobs Plan.

Some of the locally-based companies who were there to recruit new employees included London Drugs, Marine Harvest Canada, Oak Bay Marine Group, Broadstreet Properties, Investors Group, Western Forest Products, Ocean Pacific and the soon-to-be-opened Target retail store.North Island College and other post-secondary educators were also there letting job seekers know about the courses they can provide to either upgrade or learn new skills.

The BC Jobs Plan also offers a variety of online tools and services to help in career planning, training opportunities, the most in-demand jobs and much more. Visit the website at www.workbc.ca

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