Feb 19, 2018
A Woman's Style of Leadership
By BCBusiness

BCBusiness + Burnaby Hospital Foundation Do you have a leadership philosophy or style? I’m a big believer in collaborative leadership. I think it’s important to invest time and effort in empowering my team around me to feel confident using their strengths, talents and...

Jan 18, 2018
Bring In New Talent And Improve Your Bottom Line With A BC Tech Co-op Grant

BCBusiness + BC Innovation Council A great way to jumpstart a student’s career is on-the job training, and a great way to improve a small business’s bottom line is bringing in fresh talent. But for small and start-up businesses, finding the budget to add staff can be a challenge, and for students...

Jan 17, 2018
How to fix your fear of talking to your boss
Wellness Matters

A fear of speaking up when it comes to authority figures is extremely common, even with the most outgoing personality types. However, it could be hindering your work, knocking your confidence and preventing you from progressing up the career ladder. Fears are a function of our self-preservation. However, unless you have...

Dec 4, 2017
TRU offers master environmental and economic programs to meet changing educational needs

BCBusiness + Thompson Rivers University Over the past 45 years, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has earned a reputation for providing an excellent education to people of different backgrounds and perspectives, from traditional academics to trades. These diverse programs draw nearly 26,000 students...

Nov 22, 2017
Opinion: How to behave at an office party
Sunita Padda

Attending holiday events such as the office holiday party is a great way to get involved and contribute to creating an inclusive environment. Although it’s an opportunity for everyone to let loose and connect on other levels besides work, keep...

Nov 14, 2017
The secret is out about opportunities in the North
By BCBusiness

So, you’ve done some research and concluded that the programs offered by colleges and universities in northern B.C. are just as varied and comprehensive as the institutions in Metro Vancouver. But you wonder what it’s like to take the leap and locate away from the bright lights and big cities? From a...

Oct 31, 2017
The lost art of conversation rekindled at SFU Beedie School of Business

BCBusiness + SFU Beedie School of Business It’s no secret that today’s business graduates have remarkable academic skills and technical acumen—but for reasons ranging from being born in the Internet age to coming from cultures with different social norms, many lack the...

Oct 25, 2017
8 future-proof jobs
By the Editors

Over the coming decade, an Intelligence Revolution will drive exponential change in the world of work. That’s the message of a report from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and Deloitte Canada. The three forces driving this change: machine learning—computers...

Oct 18, 2017
B.C. North is rich in educational and lifestyle opportunities

It has often been predicted that Canada’s future prosperity lies in the North, and while all signs indicate this is true, many misconceptions have arisen about the nature of that prosperity—along with the role the education system in the region will play laying the foundation for it. The most common misconception...

Oct 4, 2017
Work with people you don't like? Best-selling author Adam Kahane can help
By BCBusiness

If you want to make a difference as a leader, forget what you know about collaboration—and learn to get along with folks you might otherwise avoid. On October 12 at SFU Harbour Centre, best-selling author Adam Kahane delivers a keynote...

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