What is Working Warriors and how can it help me find a job?
Working Warriors is a national software database and inclusion tool that connects a growing Indigenous workforce to employment opportunities with industry.
Working Warriors is the ideal platform for students to promote your skills and talents to employers to secure meaningful long-term employment. Working Warriors will allow you to explore new career paths and connect with industry partners to obtain training, education and employment opportunities. Use our Step by Step Resume Builder tool and check out our Job Board that contains numerous job postings from employers nationwide, all looking to hire an Indigenous workforce.
Working Warriors is completely free for individuals to register, apply for jobs and more!
Jamie Saulnier is the President and co-founder of Running Deer Group of Companies and architect of WorkingWarriors.ca.
Here are some highlights about Jamie:
- Jamie graduated from NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) as a Journeyman Welder in Edmonton in 1994. He has first-hand understanding of the trades in Canada.
- In 2001, he started an industrial construction company, Running Deer Resources Industrial Contractors focusing on capital projects in the mining, forestry and the oil industries.
- In 2006, RDR was approached by a mining company in Ontario to develop a means of including more Indigenous people in the construction side of their operation.
- In 2008, with the realization of pending labour shortages and need for a tool to connect a skilled Indigenous workforce to employment opportunities with industry, he created Working Warriors.
- The success of this initiative has landed Jamie on the pages of the Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press, CBC Radio and several trade magazines. He has also participated in several round table discussions with industry, government and Indigenous groups.
Connect with Jamie on LinkedIn to benefit from his wealth of knowledge and industry insights.
“Every time a new person gets a job, it’s very gratifying and it proves that this works.” – Jamie Saulnier
When you visit the website, you can access the following:
- A Step by Step Resume Builder
- Job Board
- Customized Project & Employer pages
- Indigenous Business Directory
Address: 1540 Saskatchewan Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0G7