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The Invasive Species Council of BC to hire 200 people

The Invasive Species Council of BC will be hiring 200 people to identify, report and manage invasive species across the province, thanks to $8 million in funding from the provincial government. Invasive species of plants are a scourge — an at-times dangerous scourge. That’s why more and more effort is being made to clear such areas as public trails — where people

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B.C.’s economy outperformed other provinces in October

National employment growth came in at 0.5%, slowing from a month-to-month increase of 2.1% in September. In B.C., October employment rose 1.4% or 33,500 persons, which was second only to growth in Newfoundland and Labrador (up 2.7%). Six months of consecutive gains have narrowed the gap from February to 2.4% or 61,300 employed persons compared with a 3.3% gap nationally.

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B.C. jobless rate down to 13%

Employment gains in May and June saw 40 per cent of lost jobs recovered, with majority in service industry. The jobless rate in British Columbia dropped slightly last month, reaching 13 per cent as the economy continueditsrebound from the shutdown triggered by the pandemic. Finance Minister Carole James, speaking ata Friday morning news conference, said the newly released data from

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BCjobHub Ranked No. 2 Site for posting Vancouver Jobs

Betterteam is the leading job publishing tool and a web-based applicant tracking system group who provide a yearly ranking of the best sites to post jobs. BCjobHub was ranked No.2 for posting jobs in Vancouver, BC in 2019 – thank you Betterteam! While we’re thrilled to be ranked second for such a ‘young’ site – we’re working hard to get

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BC is going back to work – SLOWLY

British Columbians can expect a gradual release from the restrictions that have interrupted daily life – school, work, shopping, appointments and social gatherings – since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, starting this month. The provincial government revealed Wednesday its phased approach toward doubling the amount of allowable social and economic contacts – approximately 60 per cent of normal

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How to Securely use Zoom

With COVID-19 continuing to cause uncertainty in our world and the need to self-isolate, many employers are turning to video conferencing for job interviews. The 2 most popular tools for businesses are Skype for Business (generally used by larger companies) and Zoom (most popular with small businesses). With Zoom’s rise in popularity, a type of attack called ‘Zoom-bombing’ has also

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COVID-19 Impact on BC Jobs

Job losses continue to mount in B.C. as coronavirus pandemic wreaks economic havoc. Entire sectors of B.C.’s economy have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, with hundreds of thousands of jobs lost and warnings of an even more difficult time to come. “We all understand the economic fundamental that one person’s spending is one person’s income, but that virtuous cycle

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How to send an appropriate job application by email

Sending job applications by email may appear simple, but from many of the email applications we’ve seen on BCjobHub we thought we should write an job search email etiquette post to help some candidates. Here are some rules that will help you avoid the employer hitting ‘delete’ within the first 3 seconds of reading your email application and get you noticed

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What is Google for Jobs?

Google Jobs was first released in June 2017 in the USA and went live in Canada April 2018. With 30% of all global Google searches related to employment, the purpose of Google’s new search function is to speed up the recruitment process and bridge the gap between job seekers and employers by incorporating job postings from many different sites into

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