Human Resources & Education

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

Recruitment professionals facing ‘unprecedented’ challenges in tight market

Getting clear, creative and connected can help employers address resource needs

SFU teaching support staff will line the pickets this week

Around 1,600 members of Simon Fraser University's Teaching Support Staff Union will be going on an indefinite work stoppage from Thursday, Sept. 28.

BlueShore Financial hires Ian Thomas as CEO

Thomas replaces Chris Catliff, who retires this week after nearly 24 years at the helm

Survey expects increase in base salaries to be highest in B.C.

Telus Health survey projects base salary increases across Canada to be 3.6% in 2024

BCIT announces $33M funding for new trades and technology complex

The new complex at BCIT's Burnaby campus is expected to meet the increasing demand in the province's skilled trades sector over the next decade

Employers must use caution amid workplace power dynamics, experts say

Amid NHL controversy, experts say it is important for senior-level employers to remember that positional power is a real thing.

B.C. parents missing out on free money for their children's education

Every child in B.C. is eligible for a free, one-time $1,200 RESP grant, with no contribution, upon turning six and until the age of nine; but only roughly half of children are receiving it, according...

B.C. marks a record number of trades apprenticeships

More than 40,000 were enrolled in apprenticeship programs in 2022

SFU, Tsleil-Waututh Nation sign agreement to advance reconciliation

SFU and the regional First Nation will look to find key initiatives to build on inclusivity for students, faculty and visitors to the Burnaby campus

UNBC tweaking education program to address teacher shortage

University offering 'micro-credentials' and more accessible programming options to train more teachers