Aug 21, 2023
University Canada West's MBA program is made for entrepreneurs
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + University Canada West Having a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is not a prerequisite to becoming a successful entrepreneur. However, it will give you an edge over your contemporaries as you gain the knowledge and skills to make critical...

Mar 31, 2023
WeBC Supports Women Business Owners Around BC
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + WeBC Fifteen years ago, Tara Black and her friend Marion Neuhauser sat on the beach in Maui and mapped out a business plan to bring gluten-free baked goods to market in Victoria. There was a global recession, yet Tara and...

Feb 6, 2023
Campbell River's Work Scene has a Natural Edge
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + City of Campbell River With an oceanfront setting, a city-on-the-move vibe and four seasons of outdoor play, there is no denying Campbell River is Vancouver Island’s most inspiring work scene for people with a passion for community building and a lifestyle with awesome, natural...

Jan 16, 2023
Embracing Flexibility Builds a Strong Team
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Investment Management Corporation British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) provides investment management services for the province’s public sector. It is one of Canada’s largest asset managers with hundreds of highly skilled investors, technology specialists and other business professionals managing...

Nov 24, 2022
Market Trends in the Tech Sector
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + IT/IQ Tech Recruiters IT/IQ is a BC-based provider of specialized Information Technology (IT) recruitment and staffing solutions. Since 2002, the company has grown into a national organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. IT/IQ's team is placing 1.6 IT professionals...

Mar 23, 2022
WNORTH Conference Writes a New Playbook for Women in Leadership
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + WNorth WNORTH is back in full force, and CEO and co-founder Heather Odendaal couldn’t be more excited. This year’s theme is The New Leadership Playbook for an Inclusive Economy, which brings to light a new leadership model that has risen to the surface over the past three years. “The world has...

Jan 24, 2022
11 phrases never to use on your resumé
Matthew Mallon

Unless you know someone who knows someone, the reality is that your resumé is most likely going to be one of hundreds—maybe even thousands—sitting on the desk of an overworked HR staffer. The first thing they’ll be looking for when...

Oct 27, 2021
Join the club: 8 local organizations for entrepreneurs, CEOs and other business types
Darian Kovacs

Tagline/mission: We fuel the growth of innovation leaders so they can accelerate the path of their company’s success Target audience: Leaders of innovation-based companies Members in B.C.: 100 Average member age: 45 Female membership: 10% Requirements to join: At least $2 million in revenue/investment plus 10 employees, or...

Oct 7, 2021
Want to article at a top B.C. law firm? Read this first
Mohammed Hussain

Some people might think that just graduating from law school means you’re free to become a lawyer, but it’s not that simple. After earning their degree, grads must find an articling job—essentially an apprenticeship where they work under another lawyer.

Dec 1, 2020
Making It Work: Where the jobs are in the COVID-19 economy
Michael McCullough

Though much improved since April, when new postings on Internet job board plunged 70 percent compared to last year, hiring is still below pre-COVID levels in Canada. As of September 4, new job listings (on the site one week...

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