Jobs and Careers

Students in the Personal Support and Mental Health Worker program will train for employment with community social service agencies, and in support services for all ages and group home settings.

Embark on a new career: Personal Support + Mental Health Worker program launches in August

Program launches Aug. 22 for applicants in Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake and Smithers

  • Jul 25, 2022

 

The Accounting and Finance Certificate program begins Aug. 15 and is open to applicants in Kitimat, Terrace, Smithers and Houston.

Start a new career today: Accounting and Finance Certificate Program begins in August

Beginning Aug. 15, program is open to applicants in Kitimat, Terrace, Smithers and Houston, B.C.

  • Jul 25, 2022

 

FILE - This May 18, 2021, photo shows a woman typing on a laptop on a train in New Jersey. A movement is growing to shorten the workweek, but trade-offs and barriers should be considered. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Are 4-day workweeks, flexible hours the future of full-time employment?

A four-day workweek sounds appealing to workers. Possibly alarming to employers. A…

 

Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough rises during question period, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Ottawa. The federal government has announced nearly $247 million to help create more than 25,000 new apprenticeship positions across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa announces $247 million to create 25,000 apprenticeship positions across Canada

Government expects about 700,000 skilled trades workers to retire in Canada by 2028

Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough rises during question period, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Ottawa. The federal government has announced nearly $247 million to help create more than 25,000 new apprenticeship positions across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Don Parsons, left, chief operating officer and interim general manager with Mount Polley Mining Corp. (MPMC), and Willie Sellars, WLFN chief, were at a job fair event hosted by WLFN and MPMC, Thursday, March 17, to share employment opportunities with the mine as it ramps back into production. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Mount Polley mine northeast of Williams Lake aims for recommissioning this spring

Mine ramping back up and seeking extension on effluent release into Quesnel Lake

Don Parsons, left, chief operating officer and interim general manager with Mount Polley Mining Corp. (MPMC), and Willie Sellars, WLFN chief, were at a job fair event hosted by WLFN and MPMC, Thursday, March 17, to share employment opportunities with the mine as it ramps back into production. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Ravi Kahlon, B.C. minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation on March 15, during a round of meetings about the provincial Stronger BC Economic Plan. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. outlines recovery plan for northern communities

Better access to internet and skills training among promises to northern communities

Ravi Kahlon, B.C. minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation on March 15, during a round of meetings about the provincial Stronger BC Economic Plan. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A diner at Bartaco uses their app to order an item off the menu, at the restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. The restaurant is using an automated app for ordering and payments. Instead of servers they use “food runners” to get the food to the tables. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID

Ideally, automation can redeploy workers into better and more interesting work

A diner at Bartaco uses their app to order an item off the menu, at the restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. The restaurant is using an automated app for ordering and payments. Instead of servers they use “food runners” to get the food to the tables. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Tahltan underground miners at Brucejack Mine are seen in this video uploaded by the Tahltan Central Government (TCG) Sept. 21, 2020. (TCG Facebook video image)

Memorandum of understanding increases opportunities for Tahltan trade apprenticeships

Tahltan Central Government and provincial Industry Training Authority ink agreement

Tahltan underground miners at Brucejack Mine are seen in this video uploaded by the Tahltan Central Government (TCG) Sept. 21, 2020. (TCG Facebook video image)
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Vancouver, Victoria among top 10 tech markets in Canada

Tech education and industry continue to boom in B.C.

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