August 9th, 2018
The ICPWP is an innovative, demand-driven, partnership-based approach to workforce development offering a career pathway to Indigenous participants in the public works sector.
November 17th, 2017
The YWCA Metro Vancouver created the Mentorship Best Practices Toolkit based on the experiences and knowledge gained from operating the NextStep Mentorship Program (NextStep).
June 14th, 2017
Three studies in the past decade from BC and Manitoba have found that when case managers use motivational interviewing (MI) to engage their income assistance clients, many more quickly overcome the employment barriers they face and move forward in finding … Continue reading
June 7th, 2017
On May 30, 2017 the BC Centre for Employment Excellence hosted the Partners in Innovation Symposium. The symposium was part of the Centre’s mandate to strengthen the bridge between knowledge to action in order to inform policy and cultivate evidence-based … Continue reading
May 12th, 2017
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence has released the full program agenda with detailed session descriptions and speaker information. The Symposium is part of the Centre’s effort to link knowledge to action, inform policy and cultivate evidence-based practice.
April 28th, 2017
Aboriginal Employment Topics is a new course designed to introduce the key aspects of Aboriginal employment in Canada in the 21st Century with material rooted in the 20th Century experience.
April 28th, 2017
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence invites you to the Partners in Innovation Symposium, packed with excitement and learnings. The Symposium is part of the Centre’s effort to link knowledge to action, inform policy and cultivate evidence-based practice.
April 12th, 2017
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Marysia Perry, Special Projects Coordinator, Youth Employment Services
January 31st, 2017
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Joan Andersen and Marina Gherman, MOSAIC, and Natasha Bailey, Coach and Organizational Development Consultant
September 29th, 2016
Date/Time: Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Hosted by: BC Centre for Employment Excellence
September 15th, 2016
In an effort to enhance sector capacity to provide employment services to individuals with complex, multiple disabilities, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI), in collaboration with Community Living BC (CLBC), is pleased to present three stories that … Continue reading
August 31st, 2016
This article was submitted by Meri Ghazaryan, Manager of Global Connections at Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC BC).
August 30th, 2016
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 11:30am – 1:30pm PST Hosted by: BC Centre for Employment Excellence
February 3rd, 2016
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12pm – 12:45pm PST
December 23rd, 2015
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 11:30am – 1:30pm PST
December 7th, 2015
Date/Time: Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Jacqueline deRaadt and John Coward
November 5th, 2015
The BC Employment Program Hub on the BC Centre for Employment Excellence’s website was developed as an online one-stop tool to help career development practitioners from across the province easily search for employment programs in their respective communities that aligned … Continue reading
October 6th, 2015
Date/Time: Monday, October 26, 2015, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Annette Borrows, Chad Bouchard & Julya Hutton
July 28th, 2015
A Presentation by Clinicians along with Employment Case Studies Date/Time: Tuesday, September 15, 11:30am – 1:30pm PDT
July 28th, 2015
Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment, software, or product system that helps a person with a disability complete tasks and activities. These technologies enable individuals to perform functions that they otherwise are unable to accomplish or have difficulties … Continue reading
February 6th, 2015
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 18, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Irene Vaksman, JVS Toronto, Sadia Khan, ACCES Employment
December 18th, 2014
This article was submitted by Nimmi Bangert, Alternative Career Pathways Coordinator at the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC).
December 1st, 2014
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (the Centre) is pleased to be launching a new pilot project, The Face-to-Face Project: Bringing Youths with Disabilities and Employers Together, which fills the need to find creative solutions that improve labour market integration … Continue reading
November 25th, 2014
Date/Time: Wednesday, December 10, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Dr. Louise Legault, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) & Diana Delgado Figueroa, S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
October 30th, 2014
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 26, 11:30am – 1:30pm PST
October 14th, 2014
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 22, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenter: David Gyarmati, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation
July 29th, 2014
An executive summary for the reference document, Accessible Services for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Models: Learning from Other Jurisdictions is now available.
July 8th, 2014
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 23, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenter: Dr. Reuben Ford, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation
July 4th, 2014
This reference document complements the webinar, Accessibility for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Centres: Best Practices from the UK, US and Australia, hosted by the BC Centre for Employment Excellence on May 21st, 2014 and available for viewing here.
May 1st, 2014
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 21, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST
May 1st, 2014
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of ESDC, made two employment related announcements at S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and Open Door Group on Friday, April 25th.
February 17th, 2014
Date/Time: Monday, February 24, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenter: Dr. Paul Malette, Clinical Director, C.B.I. Consultants
January 24th, 2014
For close to a decade, Specialisterne has established human resources practices that have successfully supported the engagement of both people with autism and employers in meaningful employment opportunities.
December 31st, 2013
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 29, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST
November 25th, 2013
Date/Time: Thursday, December 5, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST
October 31st, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (the Centre) is an independent research and knowledge sharing organization whose mission is to coordinate the best and emerging evidence about employment practices, programs and policy, and to disseminate and promote research into practice … Continue reading
September 30th, 2013
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 22, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PT Presenter: Tannis Goddard, President of Training Innovations
September 30th, 2013
A resource for getting some “numbers” about your community
August 29th, 2013
Professional newcomers to Canada face a Catch-22 situation: They can’t get a job in their profession without Canadian experience and they can’t get Canadian experience because they can’t get a job.
August 28th, 2013
Did you know that over 150,000 British Columbians aged 25 to 54 have not graduated from high school and 600,000 adults do not have the literacy and essential skills they need to achieve their goals, to function and to thrive … Continue reading
August 12th, 2013
A Provincial Hub for Children, Youth and Families
May 29th, 2013
In this episode of Learning From Practice, we profile a special culinary arts program offered to Aboriginal students by Stó:Lō Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training, or SASET.
May 17th, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (CfEE) is pleased to release a new research paper, Skill Requirements for BC’s Career Development Practitioners: An Exploratory Study.
May 16th, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence organized a series of community consultations with service providers and practitioners in the employment services sector between November and February 2013.
May 10th, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (CfEE) is pleased to release a new research paper, Environmental Scan of Employment Programs in BC. This study, undertaken by John Coward Consulting, inventories the current range of publicly-funded employment programs and services available … Continue reading
April 25th, 2013
How do people get jobs or training when they live in isolated areas, when there are no employment centres, no easy access to this kind of support in their community, when limited internet access prevents even the kind of online … Continue reading
April 2nd, 2013
One year ago today, on April 2, 2012, the route to finding a job in British Columbia changed dramatically.
February 20th, 2013
Regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits provide temporary financial assistance to eligible claimants while they are looking for work. Several EI changes came into effect January 6, 2013. How do they affect your clients who are looking for work while receiving … Continue reading
January 21st, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is making a stop in Terrace on Wednesday, January 23rd.
January 14th, 2013
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is making a stop in Abbotsford on Thursday, January 17th.
December 24th, 2012
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence has commissioned Dr. Roberta Neault and Ms. Deirdre Pickerell of Life Strategies Ltd. to undertake a research study to produce a skills profile of BC employment and career development practitioners.
December 20th, 2012
The Neil Squire Society’s Distance Computer Comfort Program has helped dozens of people.
December 17th, 2012
ASETS programs help Aboriginal people find work or upgrade their skills!
December 11th, 2012
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence has commissioned John Coward to undertake an environmental scan of the BC employment services sector.
November 27th, 2012
The Government of BC announces an investment of $5.3 million to encourage employers to hire more youth.
November 16th, 2012
Four social assistance recipients recovering from drug use worked for the City of Vancouver. How did it go?
October 3rd, 2012
A new and exciting project, the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Pilot, is underway in BC and across Canada to ensure skilled immigrants work in their field of expertise
September 25th, 2012
Could private investments improve social programs? The world watches as New York City takes a new tack on reducing youth recidivism rates