Sarah Fullbrook

Recent Posts on BCBusiness - Page 5

Dec 31, 2012
Culture: What Winter Blues?

True to form, The Hip are eschewing big, overexposed stadiums in Vancouver in favour of two small – and thereby far cooler – shows in rural B.C. Practically a national institution, the Kingston, Ontario, quintet have flown somewhat under the...

Dec 31, 2012
John Jacobson, President, B.C. Innovation Council

A lifelong British Columbian, John Jacobson is no stranger to startups. As a career entrepreneur, he has a wealth of experience accrued over a career that included stints at Monexa Services Inc.; MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and PSC Group. With an eye on growth and dynamic change, Jacobson is leveraging his new position as president of the B.C. Innovation Council to ensure that British Columbia maintains its reputation as a breeding ground for heavy-hitting entrepreneurs.

Dec 3, 2012
Culture: Jolly Good Fun

Last summer, a group of unknown rockers from Saskatoon beat 15 other bands in a competition to be the first unsigned band ever to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone. Since gracing the magazine’s August 2011 issue, The Sheepdogs...

Dec 3, 2012
Dick Vollet, President, St. Paul's Hospital Foundation

After decades toiling in organizations from non-profit to public and private, Dick Vollet has found his calling.   Vice-president of mountain operations during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, and until recently president and CEO of Vancouver’s Streetohome Foundation, Dick Vollet is continuing his service to the province’s most marginalized and vulnerable populations as president of the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.

Dec 3, 2012
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Internship

Gone are the days of walking straight from the convocation hall to a cubicle in a desirable company. As a result, many students and recent graduates look to internships to get a foot in the door at a potential workplace.

Nov 5, 2012
Gary Collins, President, Coastal Contacts Inc.

After four years as B.C.’s minister of finance, Gary Collins is no stranger to overseeing a big budget. It’s a skill that will come in handy as he applies his vision to Coastal Contacts, the online eyewear company that brought...

Nov 5, 2012
How To Set an Office Dress Code

When it comes to the office dress code, corporate bankers have a simple choice: anything you want, so long as it’s a suit. But when an office embraces a more casual vibe, work-appropriate clothing is more open to interpretation. What...

Nov 5, 2012
Commercial Kitchen For Hire

Outside an unassuming industrial building just south of the corner of Commercial Drive and Hastings Street, a sign for Woodland Smokehouse and Commissary advertises ice cream, doughnuts, soup and hot sauce – a few of the many food items made...

Nov 5, 2012
Culture: Land of the Free

He represents Americana at its finest, but even Canadians can appreciate what this New Jersey legend has to offer. The Boss’s most famous track, the unapologetically political “Born in the U.S.A.,” gave voice to a generation by highlighting the poor...

Oct 5, 2012
Culture: The Dark Nights Rise

What started at a Seattle open mic night in 2009 ballooned into one of this year’s must-see indie acts. The six members of The Head and the Heart (which include a violinist) have been showered with praise during their brief...

Oct 5, 2012
Charles Reid, President and CEO, BC Hydro

BC Hydro has earmarked $2 billion a year through 2016 for upgrades and expansions, which is leaving all B.C. residents wondering how this massive investment will affect their monthly energy bill. Add this to the always important issue of demand...

Oct 5, 2012
How to Handle an Office Bully

Anyone who thought their days of being bullied ended with middle school graduation may be in for a shock when they’re faced with mean words, rumours and even physical harassment at the office. Just because your co-workers are adults doesn’t...

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