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Archive for the ‘BC Jobs Updates’ Category

October 4th, 2020

Specific Job Markets That Grew Amidst COVID-19

Job market growth amidst the covid19 pandemic

The job market in Canada as a whole — and the availability of jobs in Vancouver, specifically — has experienced modest growth since July that is expected to continue, albeit slowly, through the end of 2020 [1]. The continued recovery of both the nationwide and provincial job market relies on job creation. This activity is […]

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August 21st, 2020

Jobs With the Highest Exposure Risk by Sector

Jobs and Sectors With the Highest Exposure Risk

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for anyone seeking jobs in BC and across Canada. How COVID-19 Is Impacting The Job Market During the pandemic, the provincial job market (and the job market across Canada) has contracted. Compared to last year, the number of job postings is down at least 21%. Yet the number […]

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August 21st, 2020

Canada’s Job Market is Slowly Recovering

Canada’s Job Market is Slowly Recovering

From wildfires to a worldwide pandemic, things have been everywhere from shaky to downright frightening. Not the least of our concerns has been the Canadian economy and whether our country’s job market will recover. Statistics Canada has been keeping track of job loss, job gain and everything in-between. Related Post: Which Provinces In Canada Have […]

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August 3rd, 2020

Jobs That Will Be Added and Lost During the Coronavirus

Jobs That Will Be Added and Lost During the Coronavirus

As businesses begin to re-open under new public health regulations, the job market will change in dramatic ways. While certain jobs may have vanished permanently, new opportunities have also emerged for the post-quarantine job search. Related Post: Top 5 Jobs In The Technology Sector 2020 Job Market Changes in the ‘New Normal’ Workplace 1. Health […]

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July 16th, 2020

Which Provinces In Canada Have The Most Job Opportunities In 2020?

Which Provinces In Canada Have The Most Job Opportunities In 2020?

The most important information job seekers can use to gauge job market demand and identify the best job opportunities in Canada are: The current and trending unemployment rate in the provincial job market; The projected employer outlook in the provincial job market; The current and trending job vacancy rate in the provincial job market; and […]

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May 28th, 2020

Companies Hiring in BC Now (May 2020 Update)

companies hiring in vancouver

Our mission at BCJobs is to help people get jobs. Specifically, job seekers located in the province of British Columbia (BC). The main areas where we have job postings in Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, and Victoria. But we’re working with employers across BC to continuously update jobs on our site. If you’re currently looking for work […]

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May 15th, 2020

Virtual Career Fair – May 13th – Virtual Tech Talent Day

virtual career fair BC jobs

Thank you to all candidates, moderators and company representatives for attending Virtual Tech Talent Day on May 13th 2020. Over 200 people were in attendance. We hope everyone made some new connections and had fun, engaging conversations with this new virtual career fair format. Good luck job seekers, we hope you can stand out to […]

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April 23rd, 2020

BC Jobs: Hosts 1st Virtual Marketing Career Fair

BC Jobs Hosts 1st Virtual Marketing Career Fair

On April 20, 2020, BC Jobs ran “Virtual Marketing Talent Day” from 1pm to 3pm. The focus of this premier virtual career fair was on marketing-related positions such as marketing analytics, customer success, content writing, design, and branding. In terms of candidates, we had a mix of entry-level candidates and experienced candidates from various backgrounds […]

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April 21st, 2020

Does Working From Home Make Us More Productive?

Does working from home make us more or less productive

We are currently living through a pandemic that will probably end up in the history books. As the COVID-19 season drags on and many of us transition to working from home, questions abound. Many companies have had to ask employees to work from home to allow for self-isolation. Though learning to cope with new operations […]

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April 26th, 2018

BCjobs.ca Partnering with Google on Launch of Job Search Feature in Canada

BCjobs.ca Partnering with Google on Launch of Job Search Feature in Canada

BCjobs.ca is excited to share that we are partnering with Google as it introduces its job search feature in Canada. Starting April 26, job seekers will be able to quickly and easily discover job postings, including those published on BCjobs.ca, through job searches on Google. In addition to our job board and talent events, we […]

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