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...

Nov 27, 2020
Making It Work: It's time to rethink our relationship with our devices
Matt O'Grady

One of the great things about being an entrepreneur is that you don’t have to follow somebody else’s game plan for business success. You can go out and build an enterprise that addresses a meaningful market need, yes—but also one...

Nov 13, 2020
Go Figure: What you may not know about child care in B.C.
Melissa Edwards

The province took its first steps toward a $10/day child-care plan—just in time for kids to be sent home. As families wait to see what COVID brings this fall, we take a look at what’s changed, and what hasn’t, for working parents in B.C.

Nov 6, 2020
Making It Work: COVID has helped drive the rise of the side hustle
Nathan Caddell

Michael Wiebe is a good person to ask about side hustles. Even before COVID-19, the Vancouver city councillor was moonlighting as co-owner of popular Main Street eatery Eight 1/2 Restaurant Lounge. When the pandemic forced its shuttering in March, Wiebe and his team opened a sandwich service for takeout only...

Oct 29, 2020
Heading Back to Work
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + 34F Design The province is still in a holding pattern when it comes to defining the new normal, says Erica Wickes, principal at 34F Design in Vancouver, but the benefits of coming back to work will be there waiting, when the time is right. “Going back to the office is a...

Mar 9, 2020
TUEX Education: Tutoring Vancouver On the Go
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness +TUEX Education More than 20 years ago, Alfred Chien was working as a banker and tutoring 30 or 40 students on the side. He remembers the day he received a call from a single mother who needed academic help for her grade 9 son. “After I talked to her for 15...

Feb 21, 2020
EMBA Pillars of Excellence

BCBusiness + SFU Beedie School of Business With more than 50 years behind it, the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) continues to be SFU Beedie’s flagship program. Its mission to develop innovative and socially responsible business leaders with a global...

Jan 20, 2020
The New Face of Recruitment

HR professionals are often pulled in many different directions, including recruitment. This can be a time-consuming and overwhelming task, especially when it involves sourcing candidates and filling vacancies for roles that haven’t come open for several years. “We have huge empathy for the HR professionals who might need to fill five...

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