Human Resources & Education

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

Special report: Protecting seniors’ homes from the pandemic's next wave

High death toll in care facilities for the elderly has put spotlight on system’s deep vulnerabilities

Special report: ‘Financialization’ of seniors’ care has failed B.C. families, critics say

Increasing reliance on private sector has contributed to “profound” problems with system, report finds

Special report: Systemic failures in B.C. seniors' care left facilities unprepared for pandemic

Long-term care in the province has suffered chronic shortfalls of resources and staff, experts say

What comes next for work in B.C.

Q&A | The province’s employers and workers were quick to adapt to the pandemic, but a lot of questions remain about what needs to happen now, say top human resources leaders

Affordable child care seen as essential to getting parents back to work

When Victoria mom Lisa Weighton finished her maternity leave in May, she took an extra six weeks off work because she couldn’t find daycare for her 14-month-old son Robin. Weighton returned to her...

The new “normal” – how disability practice can help manage it

COVID-19 has turned us all topsy-turvy. We’ve been staying close to home and minimizing contact with others. Some have had to shutter their businesses, or reduce staffing levels. Others have lost...

BIV Human Resources Podcast Series

A new normal is emerging in work. The pandemic has disrupted the dynamic of the workplace. Employers will have to implement new practices to ensure safety, employees will increasingly work remotely,...

Victoria cites fairness in WorkSafeBC changes

COVID-19 changes fast-tracked, CERB premiums waived

Pandemic squeezing B.C.’s accounting talent pipeline

As students contend with cancelled graduations and the uncertainty of post-secondary classroom formats, many young professional are anxious about how COVID-19 might affect their career path and...

B.C. still unsure how in-class learning will look in September

Whether students return to classrooms full-time will depend on province's success in curbing the pandemic in the coming weeks