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When companies ignore favouritism, culture sours and workers leave

When companies ignore favouritism, culture sours and workers leave

Favouritism in the workplace can cause competent and hardworking employees to become demoralized and disengaged
Trudeau visits UVic to tout funding for science, supports for students

Trudeau visits UVic to tout funding for science, supports for students

The prime minister toured the University of Victoria’s CanAssist wing of the CARSA building to hear from science and engineering students and faculty about their research.
The right and wrong ways to answer the ‘What are your weaknesses’ question in an interview

The right and wrong ways to answer the ‘What are your weaknesses’ question in an interview

This question is so critical that it may be the step between you and a good job with a good paycheque
When does office romance become cause for dismissal?

When does office romance become cause for dismissal?

Office romance is tricky business, especially when it involves the C-suite
Vancouver Community College honours land for new innovation centre with ground blessing ceremony

Vancouver Community College honours land for new innovation centre with ground blessing ceremony

The ground blessing ceremony honours the land that the college's new Centre for Clean Energy and Automotive Innovation will be built on, with the centre being the catalyst for VCC's larger Campus Plan.
$2.5M in research funding granted to these Burnaby post-secondary schools

$2.5M in research funding granted to these Burnaby post-secondary schools

Simon Fraser University and BCIT recently received seven-figure boosts from the province for astronomical insights and wheelchair technologies.
Indigenous universities and colleges to receive $6M in annual government funding

Indigenous universities and colleges to receive $6M in annual government funding

New legislation from the B.C. government will bring funding to First Nations educational institutions
Improving your behaviours is only one part of being more effective at work

Improving your behaviours is only one part of being more effective at work

In The Possible Self, psychologist Maja Djikic suggests focusing on motivation, emotions, mind and body to propel change
What Gen Z and boomers can learn from each other at work

What Gen Z and boomers can learn from each other at work

Also, femtech entrepreneurs, ambiguous discrimination and why workaholism is bad for companies
A new hire with less experience makes more than me. What is the best way to confront my boss?

A new hire with less experience makes more than me. What is the best way to confront my boss?

It’s not uncommon for organizations to keep up with market pay when making a new hire decision, while neglecting to adjust employees already in the role