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Vancouver's GrowLab merges with Toronto start-up accelerator

Vancouver's GrowLab merges with Toronto start-up accelerator | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
One big question always hung over Marcus Daniels as he helped early stage companies bridge the gap between a good product idea and a Canadian business success story.
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39,000 jobs lost pushes unemployment rate up to 7.2% - Business - CBC News

39,000 jobs lost pushes unemployment rate up to 7.2% - Business - CBC News | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
The Canadian economy lost 39,000 jobs last month, pushing the unemployment rate up 0.1 percentage points to 7.2 per cent.
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Vancouver a hot spot for digital media

Vancouver a hot spot for digital media | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
Matt Boismier, 28, is one of many young professionals enticed to Vancouver by a boom in the digital media industry.
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Where The Grad Jobs Are .. And Aren't

Where The Grad Jobs Are .. And Aren't | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
Canada’s youth are in a job crisis, and new data on the number of graduates looking for work shows the extent of the problem.
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CIBC: Canada’s job market mismatch puts economy at risk | Productive Conversations | Financial Post

CIBC: Canada’s job market mismatch puts economy at risk | Productive Conversations | Financial Post | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
Canada’s economic prosperity is at risk due to a labour market split that sees high-demand positions go unfilled while lower-skilled workers languish in unemployment, warn CIBC economists...

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How temporary work will reshape careers and our economy - Financial Post

How temporary work will reshape careers and our economy
Financial Post
In the past two decades, job security has become unraveled, accompanied by a deterioration in benefits, livable wages and clearly defined career pathways.
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Hundreds throng to Vancouver job fair - The Columbian

Hundreds throng to Vancouver job fair - The Columbian | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
Hundreds throng to Vancouver job fair
The Columbian
Hundreds of job seekers facing a tough labor market crowd into the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay, hoping that interviews with employers would lead to jobs.
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Widening 'skills gap' leaves 'lost generation' of graduates unable to find jobs in their field

Widening 'skills gap' leaves 'lost generation' of graduates unable to find jobs in their field | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
Many have arguably been victims of poor advice, encouraged by parents and high school teachers to follow whims and passions instead of making realistic career plans
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Canadian employment index points to a second month of job losses in July

Canadian employment index points to a second month of job losses in July | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
A preview of next week’s Canadian employment report suggests the economy suffered through its second consecutive month of job losses in July.
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The Tyee – Young Workers Face 'Crisis' of Scarce Good Jobs

The Tyee – Young Workers Face 'Crisis' of Scarce Good Jobs | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
Under 30s churning through temp gigs, stalled in life, wondering if politicians care.
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Summer the time for jobs

Summer the time for jobs | Vancouver job market | Scoop.it
About 295,000 unfilled jobs across the private sector in Canada are fuelling an early rush on the summer hiring season and recruitment branch manager Leslie Heathers is already seeing the evidence.
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Hiring intentions have cooled: Manpower - Vancouver Sun

Hiring intentions have cooled: Manpower
Vancouver Sun
Now, an international recruitment services group is warning that the job market in Canada could be more tepid than those strong gains would imply.
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Conference Board predicts little economic growth in BC - News1130

Conference Board predicts little economic growth in BC
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VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Weakness in BC's job growth will weigh on the economy this year according to the Conference Board, but 2014 will be better.
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