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BCjobs Blog

February 22nd, 2021

What’s the best way to negotiate your salary?

What’s the best way to negotiate your salary?

A recent survey conducted by the CareerBuilder survey has revealed that about 56 percent of people do not negotiate for a better pay scale when they are offered a job role at a firm. However, what most people fail to understand is the fact that many employers are willing to negotiate salaries on the initial […]

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February 10th, 2021

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs With a High School Diploma

Top 10 highest paying jobs with a High School Diploma

Did you know that there are multiple rewarding and good paying job opportunities for people with a high school diploma? In addition, many of these jobs train candidates while on the job and do not need any special skill sets or additional college education. If you are on the hunt for a career choice that […]

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January 28th, 2021

How to Answer Interview Questions About Teamwork?

How to Answer Interview Questions About Teamwork?

There are many employers who value a team player over a brilliant individual who doesn’t know how to coordinate with others. You are likely to be faced with at least one question that would judge your ability to get along with others. As such, we have some tips that will help you nail the teamwork […]

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January 19th, 2021

How to Stay Positive While Working From Home

How to Stay Positive While Working From Home

Working from home is linked to all kinds of positive emotions for isolated workers like freedom, trust, and happiness, etc. However, working from home during a pandemic has been a particularly different experience for some, as a lot of people are working from home more than ever, without preparation or choice. Practically overnight, remote workers […]

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January 18th, 2021

Top 7 Qualities of a Good Employee

good employee qualities

Building a profile as an exemplary employee should be one of your priorities. Engaging with your company’s leadership and showing them that you are driven can help develop your career. Businesses depend on outstanding employees to help them grow. A high-profile at your workplace can help you meet your career goals and show your management […]

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December 18th, 2020

Remote Working Tips: How To Become Friends With Your Co-workers

Remote Working Tips How To Become Friends With Your Coworkers

If you’ve started a new job in Vancouver in 2020, you may find yourself struggling to connect with co-workers. The COVID-19 pandemic that has so many Canadians working from home has clearly changed work life. Beyond re-structuring the job market and limiting our new job search, the pandemic has us more isolated from colleagues than […]

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December 16th, 2020

6 Steps To Build An Effective Team

6 steps to build an effective team

As many as 86% of workplace failures can be attributed to the primary markers of ineffective team building: poor communication and a lack of true collaboration. This is likely the result of a historically rigid job market in which a successful job search required exactly matching the terms of a job description. This focus has […]

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December 7th, 2020

8 Certifications to Impress Recruiters in 2020

8 Certifications to Impress Recruiters in 2020

Whether you’re searching for jobs in Vancouver or abroad, certifications can help your resume stand out among the crowd. A certification will not only validate your skills but even allow you to earn 5-10% more on average than uncertified peers. But with the abundance of online programs now available, which certifications actually make a difference […]

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November 16th, 2020

Careers Canadians Don’t Want To Leave

Careers Canadians Don't Want To Leave

As many as 38% of Canadians currently holding jobs in Vancouver and other provinces have switched careers at least once. Moreover, more than one-third of those that have yet to do so are actively considering it or already conducting a job search to do so. Though this is an impressive reflection of the current degree […]

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November 6th, 2020

How To Stay Happy Working From Home

How To Stay Happy Working From Home

Over the last decade, jobs in Vancouver and other regions have become increasingly online-accessible, and the 2020 coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated that growth. As a result, today: 68% of Canadian employers have adopted a flexible workplace structure enabling at least some employees to work from home. About 40% of all jobs in Vancouver are […]

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