I'm Linda Faucheux and I've been coaching professionals like you to career success for over 25 years.
If you're feeling stuck, I'm here to help.
Feeling empowered in your career cultivates purpose, mastery, and autonomy; key components for a flourishing life.
Let me help you build a strong professional direction that will energize you and bring out the best of who you are.
Linda Faucheux M.A. LPC
Licensed Professional Coach
Careers by Design
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We all have blindspots and its difficult to see them yourself. If you've been facing challenges with your career, we're here to help. Take advantage of our career planning & career advising expertise and let's build a strategy for your success.
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The Vancouver job search marketplace is quite different than other cities in Canada and you need to get up to speed to really uncover those 'hidden' job opportunities.
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Consistently rated as one of the most liveable (and expensive) cities to live in, in the world, the Greater Vancouver area is the third most populous metropolitan area of Canada, with around 2.4 million people. Vancouver's city website boasts that 60% of families speak a language besides English as home, and the Vancouver Sun recently called the city “the most Asian city outside of Asia.”
With one of the most diverse populations in the country and strong international relations, Vancouver has a bustling economy and is at the forefront of many emerging industries. Vancouver is home to headquarters of natural resource companies (such as forest products and mining) as well as growing banking, accounting and law sectors. It continues to expand into software development, bio-technologies and well as earn its title of “Hollywood North” with many productions in and around metro Vancouver.
With a strong focus on technology, arts and culture, natural resources and social enterprises, Vancouver’ economy is strong and continues to grow, despite other economies in Canada that continue to struggle. Many people from all over the world have chosen Vancouver as the place to work and live, and for good reason.
Vancouver has the fastest growing economy in Canada in 2016, with real GDP expected to rise 3.3%, compared to 0.4% for the rest of Canada. The fastest growing sectors continue to be construction, manufacturing, and transportation and warehousing. The low Canadian dollar has helped with export-related economies, such as tourism and manufacturing (Source: The Conference Board of Canada, Mar. 2016).
The largest employment sectors are real estate, professional services (like Law, Accounting, etc.) and construction (Source: BC Stats, 2015).
Metro Vancouver has high concentration of businesses located within the city centre, with over 60% of the region used as office space. There is a large post-secondary presence in the Vancouver area, with both major universities and specialty schools. They include: University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECU), British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), and Vancouver Community College (VCC).The high-tech sector is currently flourishing in Vancouver. The industry includes nearly 75,000 tech professionals across Vancouver, and more than 7,000 companies across BC with more than $23 billion in revenue. The sector includes: social media, business intelligence, financial security technology, e-commerce, and web technologies. Major companies include: Microsoft, Amazon, Samsung, TELUS, IBM, Nokia, and is the headquarters for PlentyofFish and Hootsuite. Financial services companies employ approximately 60,000 people in Metro Vancouver, with strong cultural ties to emerging Asian economies.
Vancouver is a major tourist destination, with a strong tourism sector rooted in the city’s scenic location, and quick access to beaches, parks, waterfronts, and mountain resorts. With this sector generating $15B a year for British Columbia in revenue, it is Vancouver’s second largest industry after forestry.Vancouver has a good reputation for examining its social values and how to transform the city as a result. Vancouver’s Green Economy has grown in popularity over the past decade, focusing on local food, clean technology/transportation, alternative energy and materials management/recycling. It hopes to become the greenest city in the world by 2020. Also, social enterprise businesses in Vancouver includes more than 750 businesses engaged in addressing local and globally relevant social issues, and have generated at least $60 million in revenues, providing services to more than 695,000 community members.Vancouver has one of the largest creative economies in Canada, which include a variety of arts and cultural events, not to mention a very high Hollywood presence. There is also large community with a focus on visual effects (VFX) & animation, film/TV production, digital media, and video game development.
(Source: Vancouver Economic Commission, 2016)
Top 20 Places to Work in Metro Vancouver:
BC Children’s Hospital / BC Women’s Hospital
BC Liquor Distribution Board / BC Liquor Stores
British Columbia Lottery Corporation
City of Surrey
City of Burnaby
City of Vancouver
David Suzuki Foundation
Mountain Equipment Co-op
Vancouver Canucks Sports & Entertainment
Vancouver International Airport
(Poll Source: Insights West, 2016)