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
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.
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.
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Presenters: Marysia Perry, Special Projects Coordinator, Youth Employment Services
Free Webinar: The Baristas Training Program – The Perfect Blend of Classroom Learning and On-the-job Training at StarbucksSeptember 29th, 2016
Date/Time: Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST Hosted by: BC Centre for Employment Excellence
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence (CfEE) is pleased to announce a new three-year pilot project that is evaluating the role of Employment Social Enterprises (ESEs) in supporting labour market transitions for youth in BC facing barriers to developing their … Continue reading
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12pm – 12:45pm PST
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
New CfEE Research Paper: Study of Demand-led Strategies – Engaging Employers to Improve Employment Outcomes for BC YouthSeptember 22nd, 2014
This paper produced by Tom Zizys for the CfEE explores opportunities to develop demand-focused strategies to address youth employment issues in British Columbia.
New CfEE Research Paper: Understanding barriers to employment & employment program participation for Lower Mainland youth living with mental illnessSeptember 18th, 2014
Prepared for the Centre by the YMCA of Greater Vancouver, this study explores first-hand experiences of youth living with mental illness (YLMI) as well as the perspectives ofcareer development practitioners and employers who have experience supporting and employing YLMIs.
New CfEE Research Paper: The Value of Paid or Unpaid Short-term Work Placements for Refugee and Immigrant YouthSeptember 10th, 2014
The CfEE’s third research paper on BC youth employment explores the role and value of short-term paid or unpaid work placements for immigrant and refugee youth.
New CfEE Research Paper: Negotiating the Barriers to Employment for Vulnerable Youth in British ColumbiaSeptember 5th, 2014
The CfEE’s second research paper on BC youth employment investigates the barriers that vulnerable young job seekers face in finding and maintaining employment and identifies best practices to support them in entering and remaining in the labour market.
New CfEE Research Paper: Pathways to Success for Youth in BC’s Capital Region – The Power and Potential of Social EnterpriseSeptember 3rd, 2014
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to release a new research study on the potential role that social enterprises can play in supporting youth employment in the Greater Victoria area.
FREE Three-Part Webinar Series: Understanding Current Employment Programming and Services for BC YouthAugust 11th, 2014
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to announce a three-part series of webinars to highlight the five studies we have commissioned on various topics concerning youth employment in BC under our research programme, Understanding Current Employment Programming and Services … Continue reading
An executive summary for the reference document, Accessible Services for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Models: Learning from Other Jurisdictions is now available.
Accessible Services for Specialized Populations in One-stop Employment Models: Learning from Other JurisdictionsJuly 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.
Making It Work is a Conference for front line staff, coordinators and managers working in the Employment Program of BC (EPBC.) The Conference is being held at the Executive Inn in Coquitlam on June 3 and 4, 2014.
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to announce the five projects that will be funded under its research programme, Understanding Current Employment Programming and Services for BC Youth.
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is inviting researchers to submit proposals that explore youth employment issues from a variety of angles and identify promising solutions that can inform policy and practice.
The BC Centre for Employment Excellence is pleased to be launching a new research project on the challenges that BC youth face in the labour market, as well as innovative strategies for addressing them.
A Provincial Hub for Children, Youth and Families
This is the first story in our new series, Learning from Practice, about how customized employment helped one young girl and one caring employer.
The Government of BC announces an investment of $5.3 million to encourage employers to hire more youth.
The Career Education Society (CES) wrapped up its 35th Annual Conference in Vancouver today.
A recent study by ManpowerGroup pulls together evidence to make recommendations for the growing youth unemployment problem
Could private investments improve social programs? The world watches as New York City takes a new tack on reducing youth recidivism rates