Human Resources & Education

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

Canada's hiring prospects among highest in the world, says new survey

The positive hiring prospects come as inflation hit 6.8% this week.

Animation boom bumps up recruitment pressure

Talent squeeze tightens as Vancouver deluged with animation studio expansions

B.C.'s public-sector union contracts unlikely to drive inflation: experts

Organized labour cites importance of collective agreements for competitiveness, small businesses

Canadian professionals are more burnt out than last year, report finds

Schedule flexibility has created a sense that people need to be available at all times, making it harder to disconnect from work.

Demand for air travel spurs hiring at airlines, airports

Airport security screeners, flight attendants among the workers in demand

'Blind to women's realities': Uber and Doordash put workers at risk, find B.C. researchers

Gig-working apps like Uber and Doordash fail to acknowledge the realities of women workers' experiences, thus putting them at personal and financial risk, according to new study

Public trust in CEOs boosts sales, recruitment, retention

Quick, decisive action can instil confidence in companies, workers and customers

Nearly a third of educated young immigrants plan to leave Canada

New data shows discontent with current government, cost of living and concerns over ‘discrimination/racism’ among recent newcomers aged 18 to 34

Feds announce doubling of funding to union-operated skilled trade training programs

Ottawa says moves to fund union training programs, loosen temporary foreign workers restrictions complement each other in addressing labour shortage