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BCjobs Blog

Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

June 2nd, 2016

Working in BC’s Health Care Industry

Working in BC's Health Care Industry

Do you want to find a job in BC’s health care industry or want to see what working in health care is like in BC? Here’s an overview of the current state of the industry. According to BC Stats, there were 287,400 jobs in health care and social assistance in 2015, making up 12.5% of BC’s […]

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May 21st, 2015

BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) Interview – Part 2

BCCPA Interview

The BCjobs.ca team recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Daniel Fontaine, the CEO of the British Columbia Care Providers Association (BCCPA), to gain some insight on the health and continuing care industry. This is a continuation of the last post which you can read here. Demand, Pay Scale and the Future Those thinking […]

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May 19th, 2015

BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) Interview – Part 1

BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) Interview - Part 1

The health industry is growing and it is no surprise that there is a high demand for those trained in a healthcare profession. Recently, the BCjobs.ca team had the pleasure of sitting down with Daniel Fontaine, the CEO of the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA), to talk about the health and continuing care industry. This […]

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December 1st, 2008

Sample Healthcare Resume

Sample Healthcare Resume

A Sample Healthcare Resume

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December 1st, 2008

Preparing Your Resume for a Healthcare Career

Preparing Your Resume for a Healthcare Career

When applying for healthcare-related jobs, you’ll want a professional-looking, well-written resume that highlights your skills and that is tailored to the healthcare career you have chosen. First, review general resume advice and draft your resume accordingly.

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December 1st, 2008

Training and Preparation for Healthcare Careers

Training and Preparation for Healthcare Careers

Most healthcare careers require specialized training either through a diploma program or an advanced degree. A solid background in science is typically required.

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December 1st, 2008

Careers in the healthcare industry

Careers in the healthcare industry

Careers in healthcare primarily involve working with people, conducting biological and chemical research or working with new technologies. In fact, while there remains a need for basic human healthcare services, many careers in this sector are requiring more technology knowledge as well.

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December 1st, 2008

Healthcare labour market trends

Healthcare labour market trends

According to BC Stats, together with the social services industry, healthcare comprises about seven percent of the total provincial economy, and generates more than $8 billion in annual economic activity.

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