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Post-secondary students skipping meals, dodging scams amid housing crunch

Post-secondary students skipping meals, dodging scams amid housing crunch

From Vancouver to Halifax schools have faced education budget cuts, a shortage of on-campus housing and an increase in rental scams that prey on desperate students.
B.C. immigration far outpacing new housing units, report reveals

B.C. immigration far outpacing new housing units, report reveals

B.C. experienced record immigration levels in 2023, but high interprovincial outmigration
Try reversing things to get the proper life-work balance

Try reversing things to get the proper life-work balance

Entrepreneur Tim Duggan thinks we should decide what life we want, then figure out how much money that will take, and finally seek employment that allows us to secure that level of money and desired life.
British Columbians work fewer hours than most Canadians, says law firm study

British Columbians work fewer hours than most Canadians, says law firm study

Alberta law firm study found Newfoundlanders the most overworked in Canada
Not taking advantage of the strengths of neurodiverse job candidates is a big mistake

Not taking advantage of the strengths of neurodiverse job candidates is a big mistake

Neurodiverse workers have unique strengths that employers can take advantage of
B.C. to provide more funding for new medical school, founding dean appointed

B.C. to provide more funding for new medical school, founding dean appointed

The school is on track to open in 2026.
I was laid off at 57. How do I start over?

I was laid off at 57. How do I start over?

It’s crucial to acknowledge and process your emotions during this time. Grieving the loss of a long-term job is natural and necessary.
Work friends can be hard to find. How to combat loneliness in the workplace

Work friends can be hard to find. How to combat loneliness in the workplace

Twice each month, executives at the dating app company Hinge gather for a team meeting. But rather than dive into discussions about metrics or revenue, they begin by simply talking.
Trying to look busy is a wasteful, but often necessary, part of many jobs

Trying to look busy is a wasteful, but often necessary, part of many jobs

Employees spend about 76 per cent of their eight-hour shift working, and 2 hours focused on something other than work, survey says
I’m returning to work after parental leave. What steps can I take to hit the ground running?

I’m returning to work after parental leave. What steps can I take to hit the ground running?

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