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B.C.’s job growth set to continue into 2017

For 2017, private sector financial institutes such as RBC Economics, BMO Capital Markets, Desjardins, Scotiabank along with the Conference Board of Canada are projecting that job growth in B.C., while moderate, will once again outpace Canada as a whole and will either be leading all other provinces or be right near the top. Click here

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7 Executive Job Search Resources for 2017

2017 might be the year you advance into a higher paid position; move companies; expand select skill sets; get let go; branch off on your own, or change careers completely. Whether you are actively job searching or not, it would be wise to be prepared for any possibility. Read the full article here.

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Employers need to prepare for shift toward freelance workforce

Consultant Lisa Hufford notes that we are approaching the point where 40 to 50 per cent of the working population won’t be in full-time jobs and so firms that continue handling their work through a traditional staffing model will miss out on talent who prefer to be independent. Read the full article.

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16 Successful Leaders’ Best Career Advice for 2016

Take it from people who had to struggle to make their way to the top–career setbacks aren’t easy, but they also aren’t impossible to overcome. Read the full article.

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LinkedIn adding new training features, news feeds and bots to focus on more than just job hunting

LinkedIn wants to become more useful to workers by adding personalized news feeds, helpful messaging “bots” and recommendations for online training courses, as the professional networking service strives to be more than just a tool for job hunting. Click here to keep reading.

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