Jobs and Careers

FILE – A help wanted sign is displayed at car wash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy

Thompson-Okanagan’s unemployment rate shrinks nearly in half from 2020

The region’s workforce has decreased by 1.5 percent since September 2019

 

The Innovator Skills Initiative provides B.C. companies with grants of up to $10,000 to hire people for technology and technology-enabled jobs.

B.C. businesses can get up to $10,000 per employee by providing jobs for underrepresented people

B.C. companies that are hiring for a tech position can get up…

  • Oct 18, 2021

 

A diner at Bartaco uses their app to order an item off the menu, at the restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. The restaurant is using an automated app for ordering and payments. Instead of servers they use “food runners” to get the food to the tables. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID

Ideally, automation can redeploy workers into better and more interesting work

 

Shuswap businesses and economic groups have reported a labour shortage in 2021. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap labour shortage: Local businesses hiring, but can’t find employees

Lack of affordable housing said to be part of the problem

Shuswap businesses and economic groups have reported a labour shortage in 2021. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
File

Vancouver, Victoria among top 10 tech markets in Canada

Tech education and industry continue to boom in B.C.

File
The second annual North Okanagan-Shuswap Employment and Business Fair will take place at the Splatsin Community Centre in Enderby March 9. (Submitted photo)

Job fair returns to North Okanagan for round two

North Okanagan-Shuswap Employment and Business Fair at Splatsin Centre

The second annual North Okanagan-Shuswap Employment and Business Fair will take place at the Splatsin Community Centre in Enderby March 9. (Submitted photo)