Human Resources & Education

Covering training, career development, higher education and all human resources issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

Infographic: How happy are Canadians with their managers?

According to a new OfficeTeam report, most Canadian workers - 79% - are happy with their bosses. Of those, many say they consider their bosses to be good leaders, mentors and even friends. Not...

For the record, October 9, 2018

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Industry being pushed to make private-sector benefits more competitive

For the past couple of years, Canada and particularly British Columbia have been grappling with the challenges of a tight labour market that has been characterized by low unemployment and increased...

Irish workers help fill city’s construction labour gap

Vancouver firm recruits aggressively at home and abroad, but skills shortages persist

Why office romances present legal risks for employers

Workplace policy manuals need to clearly define sexual harassment, legal experts say

A union shop where workers are owners

Vancouver Island pulp mill celebrating its 10th anniversary under a model where employees own 25% of the company

Construction employment agency eyes Canada expansion

Success of non-profit Embers Staffing Solutions drives potential cross-country growth

Career fairs target local talent acquisition troubles

Housing costs, work culture making employer-employee connections more difficult

2018 BC CEO Awards: Laura Nashman

Ongoing achievement: Career of BC Pension Corp.’s CEO is marked by ceaseless commitment to make a positive difference

2018 BC CEO Awards: Teri Nicholas

Caring for others: BC Children’s Hospital Foundation executive leads facility to new heights through personal motivation