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Jul 17, 2017
B.C. is the most entrepreneurial province, survey says
By BCBusiness

When it comes to being their own boss, British Columbians walk the talk. A whopping 39 per cent have gone into business for themselves, according to a recent poll by multichannel commerce platform Shopify Inc. That put us just ahead...

Jun 27, 2017
Have laptop, will travel: how one B.C. company encourages staff to work from anywhere
Marcie Good

One morning in early March, Igor Trninic was setting up interviews for a position in his fast-growing startup, Breakthrough Academy. A key benefit to joining the company, he told applicants, is the ability to work from anywhere. Case in point:...

Jun 23, 2017
Changes in HR: Where it's been and where it's going

BCBusiness + CPHR Years ago, ‘human resources’ was viewed as a department in which salary decisions were made, people got hired and fired, and team-building sessions were planned. But as technology and company needs evolved, so did the role of HR. Now...

Mar 3, 2017
Is the MBA a key to entrepreneurial success?
Dee Hon

Fraser Pogue earned his MBA and jumped into risk analysis, but you won’t catch him wearing pinstripes to work. A power suit isn’t exactly proper attire when you’re heli-skiing in powder. Pogue is spending the winter in the B.C.

Feb 27, 2017
Why B.C. dentists are turning to big business to set up shop
Felicity Stone

If you’re one of B.C.’s 3,400-odd dentists, chances are you run your own business. But several trends, from crushing student debt to the rising price of setting up shop, are paving the way for large corporate dental groups to push...

Feb 16, 2017
How an MBA boosts your career long-term

BCBusiness + SFU Beedie We expect to find recruiters buzzing about graduation ceremonies. It’s one reason why 90 per cent of Masters of Business Administration (MBA) grads are hired into well-paying gigs within three months of tossing their caps into the...

Jan 30, 2017
Searching for a sustainable career?

BCBusiness + Thompson Rivers University Over the past decade, the job market in Canada’s burgeoning sustainability sector has experienced unprecedented growth. According to Environmental Careers Organization Canada, there are more than 50,000 sustainability professionals working in the country, with a projected...

Jan 13, 2017
What to put on your business agenda in February
Jenny Peng

Science of Cocktails Fancy yourself a mixologist? Shake it up at Science World when 25 top Vancouver bartenders demonstrate the chemistry, biology and physics behind modern cocktails and cuisine. Tickets–proceeds support Science World’s class field trips for underserved Lower Mainland...

Jan 11, 2017
The importance of employer branding
Cissy Pau

Companies often spend thousands, if not hundreds of thousands or even millions, of dollars to establish their marketing brand: defining their unique selling proposition, determining how to set their products or services apart from their competitors and identifying how to...

Jan 6, 2017
Why do men resist jobs in female-dominated industries?
Marcie Good

Disappearing U.S. jobs, like machine operator, locomotive firer and vehicle electronics installer are mostly done by men. The occupations that are growing, like health aide, employ mostly women. More than a fifth of American men aren't working, yet they aren't...

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