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How AI is transforming work and skills training

How AI is transforming work and skills training

Employers are gaining insight on skill gaps in their workforces and educators are gaining tools to help them respond to evolving labour force needs
Five keys to building a strong relationship with your boss in a hybrid workplace

Five keys to building a strong relationship with your boss in a hybrid workplace

Here are five specific areas you should focus on with your boss to keep the communication pipelines approachable and accessible
'Really disappointing': B.C. children in limbo after admission to gifted program paused

'Really disappointing': B.C. children in limbo after admission to gifted program paused

Avery, who was reading at a university level when she was in Grade 2, has big plans for her future. However, the closure of a gifted program is creating challenges for her education path.
My colleague doesn’t respect my perspectives. How can we find common ground?

My colleague doesn’t respect my perspectives. How can we find common ground?

Also, why ‘bringing your whole self to work’ is risky for Black professionals, coping with an online dismissal and Canadian entrepreneurs who are leading in sustainable fashion
My company is downsizing. Are they allowed to offer me a more junior role with a big pay cut?

My company is downsizing. Are they allowed to offer me a more junior role with a big pay cut?

I would like to continue, but I fear frustrations over the new role will interfere with my productivity
B.C. university in 'solid position' to handle international student caps

B.C. university in 'solid position' to handle international student caps

Thompson Rivers University braces for potential deficit amid cap on international students
Ottawa will shut down shady post-secondary institutions if provinces don't: Miller

Ottawa will shut down shady post-secondary institutions if provinces don't: Miller

Ottawa is ready to step in and shut down shady schools that are abusing the international student program if provinces don't crack down, Immigration Minister Marc Miller warned Tuesday.
B Corps, EDI training programs are booming in B.C.

B Corps, EDI training programs are booming in B.C.

Demand rises for training and education related to ESG, EDI and Indigenous relations programs businesses and professionals seek to learn and improve
Will I be paid extra for working an extra day this leap year?

Will I be paid extra for working an extra day this leap year?

People who are paid hourly will be compensated for any work they put in on Feb. 29, but the answer is less clear for those who receive an annual salary.
Growing Nurse Next Door: Cathy Thorpe on compassionate leadership

Growing Nurse Next Door: Cathy Thorpe on compassionate leadership

The former retail executive is now leading the fast-growing homecare franchisor Nurse Next Door. She is one of BIV's 2024 Influential Women in Business Award winners