Global News & 980 CKNW Future of Work Series in partnership with FortisBC is an in-depth collection of interviews and stories to help you navigate new opportunities within BC’s ever-evolving job market.
We take a look at how a variety of sectors are transforming in everything from work-life balance to diversity and inclusion.
Join us starting April 12 and see what the future of work may hold in store for you.
WATCH: SFU professor Terri Griffith explains the impact more than a year of employees working from home may have on business and office culture long term.
WATCH: One in five Canadians are working in jobs at a high risk of becoming automated. Darren Gresch of the Conference Board of Canada explains what industries and regions are most at risk and how companies and workers can best respond.
WATCH: Greg D’Avignon of the Business Council of British Columbia explains what upskilling and micro-credentials are and how they may be the way to having a workforce more ready to adapt to the ever changing job market.
WATCH: Derek Dinzey of the BC Ironworkers explains the importance of access to training and mentorship when trying to increase the diversity of people working in the trades in BC.
WATCH: Launch Academy CEO Ray Walia explains why BC’s tech industry continues to grow and how that growth can be sustained long term.
WATCH: Technology expert Andy Baryer takes a look at how platforms such as Slack, Trello and Zoom have transformed workplaces.
WATCH: UBC professor Sylvia Fuller explores the growth of the “gig economy” and why there are concerns from governments and labour experts about this business model.
WATCH: HR Tech Group CEO Stephanie Hollingshead explores how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed networking, hiring and interviewing for both companies and prospective employees.
WATCH: Anne-Marie Pham of the Canadian Centre of Diversity and Inclusion discusses what companies can do to create meaningful inclusion in the workplace.