Human Resources & Education

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

2020 BIV Newsmaker of the Year: provincial health officer Bonnie Henry

Q&A: The public face of B.C.’s struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic shares lessons learned, scary surprises, and her optimism about the months ahead

Coquitlam employers among most likely to hire in Western Canada: report

10% of Coquitlam employers said they expect to grow their workforce in the first three months of 2021, representing a 2% boost in hiring confidence when compared to the current quarter

Students bring skills, energy and new ideas to the workplace

Businesses that continue their commitment to foster student talent see benefits

Nurses deal with COVID ‘terror’ as stress, burnout, suicidal thinking rise

Frontline workers fear infection, lack proper protection, give planning failing grades: survey

Record $34 million donation to support 'equity-deserving' students at SFU

The gift from alumnus Lance Uggla, chairman and CEO of IHS Markit, is the largest of its kind in Canadian history

Indigenous principles hold key to business relationships

Long-term community well-being, not short-term profits, prioritized

COVID’s second wave intensifying stress, anxiety

“Alarming” levels of despair, suicidal thoughts and hopelessness

Trust, teamwork are top assets in B.C. CEOs’ success strategies

Q&A | Knowing when to step back and let their teams collaborate has helped BIV’s 2020 BC CEO Awards winners keep their companies strong throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

How rejections inspired a BCIT Digital Design student to create innovative software

Industry-trained experts at the British Columbia Institute of Technology teach students to be career-ready — and resilient.

COVID prompts course change for B.C. international schools

Pandemic driving institutions to look to local immigrant markets