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Future of Work 2021

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.

From April 12 to 23 on Global News Morning we will be looking at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on workplaces and what the long-term effects could be after the pandemic.

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.

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Listen to the Future of Work series on CKNW.

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.

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The Future of Work: Work from home and remote working – Apr 12, 2021

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.

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The Future of Work: Impacts of automation – Apr 13, 2021

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.

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The Future of Work: upskilling and micro-credentials – Apr 14, 2021

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.

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The Future of Work: Diversifying the trades – Apr 15, 2021

WATCH: Launch Academy CEO Ray Walia explains why BC’s tech industry continues to grow and how that growth can be sustained long term.

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The Future of Work: B.C.’s tech industry – Apr 16, 2021

WATCH: Technology expert Andy Baryer takes a look at how platforms such as Slack, Trello and Zoom have transformed workplaces.

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The Future of Work: Online platforms transforming workplaces – Apr 19, 2021

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.

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The Future of Work: The gig economy – Apr 20, 2021

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.

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The Future of Work: Hiring and getting hired in a virtual world – Apr 21, 2021

WATCH: Anne-Marie Pham of the Canadian Centre of Diversity and Inclusion discusses what companies can do to create meaningful inclusion in the workplace.

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Future of Work: Diversity and Inclusion – Apr 22, 2021

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