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Again for 2015, The Globe and Mail, in partnership with CharityCan, has ranked Canada’s 1,000 largest not-for-profit institutions. We were pleased to see so much love for organizations in our backyard, with five of the top ten hailing from BC. Did your employer make the list?
Working While Pregnant
You may have seen BC Business’ comic entitled ‘Six Tips for Working Through Pregnancy’ in its November 2014 issue and didn’t blink an eye. Or maybe you were like us, and saw it as a poor choice for the local business publication we’ve come to
Five business lessons from an astronaut By Dave Williams As someone who has completed three spacewalks and logged more than 680 hours in space, there’s no doubt my greatest life moments took place away from earth. The surprising part is that I learned some of
How to make the leap to the VP’s seat By Michael Sherar The single most important responsibility of a CEO is to recruit the best executive team possible for the organization. From my own experience and watching others, this is a particularly challenging task because the
How to make a cold call: Four steps to selling yourself to a non-academic employer by John A. Lorenc Many academics experience considerable frustration when they start to look for work outside academe. The environment in the government and private sector is foreign territory, into
Personality Tests: An increasingly popular tool for employers looking for the right hire By Paul Luke Relax, job seekers, this won’t hurt a bit: We’re just going to shoot our eyeballs into your soul. More employers are turning to personality tests to probe the corners