The Global News Future of Work series presented by BC LNG Alliance is an in-depth look at the changing nature of employment during this epic time and how those who are affected could transform workplaces in the long term.
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From industries that are still hiring to those that could lead the recovery, the series will cover how people can transfer skills to new jobs that are proving to be essential.
The Future of Work: Remote working and working from Home
SFU professor and remote working expert Terri Griffith explains how the current pandemic may alter how workplaces operate. She explores whether the forced work from home scenarios will continue in the post-pandemic world.
Future of Work: Transferring skills and changing careers
Career coach Rebecca Beaton explains how people looking to change careers can figure out what industries are hiring and which of their skills are transferable.
Future of Work: How we should prepare youth for jobs of the future
RBC Senior Director of Youth Strategy and Innovation Mark Beckles explains what the RBC Future Launch program discovered about jobs of the future and how we should be preparing today’s youth for employment.
The Future of Work: B.C.’s tech industry
BC Tech CEO Jill Tipping discusses the challenges faced by the technology industry during the pandemic. She looks also looks at the industry’s successes and how they could help in the recovery.
The Future of Work: The importance of leadership
Adaptive leadership expert Adel Gamar explains what leadership qualities are proving vital during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also looks at how the current situation could change how business leadership and leaders are viewed in the long term.
The Future of Work: Connecting employers and prospective employees.
Cheryl Cran of the future of work consulting firm NextMapping explains how are job seekers and employers are connecting and how that may change after the current pandemic.
The Future of Work: How companies can best support employees
Paula Allen of human resources firm Morneau Shepell explains how companies can best support their employees during the pandemic and what lessons can be learned for the future.
The Future of Work: Freelancing and the gig economy
Conference Board of Canada Chief Economist Pedro Antunes explains how gig economy workers have been impacted by the pandemic and how this may change the growth of this type of working arrangement.
The Future of Work: Going Digital
The author of “See You on the Internet” Avery Swartz explains how it’s become essential for businesses to have a strong digital presence during the pandemic. She also looks at how that business transformation may impact businesses in the future.
The Future of Work: Women in trades
Lindsay Kearns of the BC Centre for Women in the Trades explains the growth in women working in the trades and why this will likely grow during the recovery from the pandemic