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Are companies over-promising career advancement?

Are companies over-promising career advancement?

Employers need to articulate what they expect in return for the great pay, benefits, and career advancement
Compiling a 'death binder'? Here's where to start

Compiling a 'death binder'? Here's where to start

Many people wait until they’ve experienced a painful loss to set up emergency manuals for family members and executors.
Payne re-appointed to second term as UNBC president

Payne re-appointed to second term as UNBC president

He first stepped into the role as the pandemic broke out
Commit to 10 hours of preparation before a job interview

Commit to 10 hours of preparation before a job interview

It’s not just that you will be better armed and able to answer questions more effectively, you will also be more confident, and that counts
How 'cold messaging' can help young workers build professional networks

How 'cold messaging' can help young workers build professional networks

Also, balancing your personal brand with your corporate job, millennials and work-life balance and recruiting with neurodiversity in mind.
B.C. caps international post-secondary student enrolment at 30 per cent of total

B.C. caps international post-secondary student enrolment at 30 per cent of total

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government has introduced new guidelines for public post-secondary education institutions, capping the number of international students at 30 per cent of their total enrolment.
My employer reduced my vacation to two weeks from three. Is this legal?

My employer reduced my vacation to two weeks from three. Is this legal?

It is likely that a unilateral reduction of vacation time from three to two weeks would amount to constructive dismissal.
Office politics are inevitable and beneficial. Here’s how to play the smart way

Office politics are inevitable and beneficial. Here’s how to play the smart way

It’s difficult to get a proper gauge of one’s influence within an organization, but having a reasonable understanding is a key political skill
Post-secondary students skipping meals, dodging scams amid housing crunch

Post-secondary students skipping meals, dodging scams amid housing crunch

From Vancouver to Halifax schools have faced education budget cuts, a shortage of on-campus housing and an increase in rental scams that prey on desperate students.
B.C. immigration far outpacing new housing units, report reveals

B.C. immigration far outpacing new housing units, report reveals

B.C. experienced record immigration levels in 2023, but high interprovincial outmigration