Jenny Peng

Recent Posts on BCBusiness

Feb 1, 2017
Reading List: How to improve your networking skills

Kelly Hoey, a networking expert, business columnist, angel investor and startup mentor, says networking is everywhere. It’s in your email signature line, voice mail message, head shot in a social media profile and your invoice. The Victoria native, now based...

Jan 21, 2017
DIY Management: How to draw the line when it comes to employees' off hours

Managers can set off-work boundaries as a way to build office culture. Georg Reuter, partner at law firm Richards Buell Sutton LLP, and Jen Wetherow, senior director of workplace consulting and training firm Great Place to Work Canada, explain where to start

Jan 19, 2017
Timeline: The B.C. film industry shoots to the forefront

In January 2015, when Postmedia closed its Kennedy Heights printing plant in Surrey, which produced the Vancouver Sun and The Province, the cost-cutting measure was a blatant sign of the troubles facing the newspaper industry. Enter Skydance Media, the producer...

Jan 16, 2017
Brian Scudamore goes to the gutter

Brian Scudamore has a new dirty business. With his latest venture, Shack Shine, the founder and CEO of 1-800-Got-Junk has moved into house detailing. It’s another unsexy, service-based play, but Scudamore’s franchise has turned out to be popular with millennials...

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

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...

Dec 12, 2016
B.C.'s Best Cities for Work 2017: Is Vancouver a victim of its success?

It’s late September, and inside the lobby of the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, a steady stream of travellers are lining up at the check-in desk; next door, the hotel’s ARC restaurant is buzzing with the chatter of diners studying city maps...

Dec 7, 2016
B.C.'s Best Cities for Work 2017: Kelowna rising

In 2014, Justin Goodhew was working 60-hour weeks in Silicon Valley building his first business, Blue Perch—a job-seeking app. About three months into it, the startup fizzled, and Goodhew returned to Vancouver to consider his options. The UBC business grad...

Dec 2, 2016
New and Improved: The latest developments in the world of lifestyle this month

Known among collectors for their quality craftsmanship and minimalist designs, German Nomos Glashütte watches (pictured above) have arrived at Roldorf & Co. in Vancouver’s Bentall Centre. Their manual-winding and automatic collection featuring 12 core models ranges from $2,000 to $5,000. Following...

Nov 25, 2016
What to put on your business agenda in December and January

Social Media Strategy Fundamentals Social media offers endless possibilities to scale a business and reach new audiences, but not all platforms are right for everyone. This one-day course at BrainStation aims to help you narrow down the right channels...

Nov 10, 2016
Anti Lean-In advocate calls on men to end patriarchy

Valerie Aurora, feminist activist and founder of Frame Shift Consulting, believes that the path to ending patriarchy in the workplace rests with men instead of women—countering a notion championed by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in her book Lean In. Aurora...

Nov 8, 2016
Fairchild Media Group prepares for the future

What does a $350-million media/retail/real estate empire look like? Fairchild Group headquarters offers few clues. The nondescript offices sit atop an empty storefront in South Cambie, with pastel-coloured rooms and dark wood furniture that hasn’t been updated since the 1980s.

Nov 3, 2016
3 ambitious films opening soon

The overcast November leaves little to cheer about outdoors, and thus it's the perfect season to cozy up in the theatres for some of this year’s most anticipated films. None has garnered more attention or passionate reviews than Billy Lynn’s...

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