Six tips for starting your career during COVID-19
Finding a job during a global pandemic may seem like a daunting task—but opportunities do exist and there are strategies that can help job seekers in these uncertain economic times.
Sep 11, 2020
Gender employment gap among parents increases over first three months of pandemic
As the Canadian economy reopens, mothers are much less likely to be back at work than fathers—a gender gap that has been widening since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Jul 7, 2020
Why employers should celebrate mothers
This Sunday, mothers will be celebrated with brunches, bouquets, and sappy cards.
May 6, 2015
Will there be any good jobs in tomorrow’s workplace?
A UBC economist explores the dramatic loss of skilled jobs in the U.S. economy.
Feb 15, 2014
Unemployed Americans face greater risk of mortality: UBC study
Employment policy is also health policy according to a University of British Columbia study that found that workers experienced higher mortality rates if they didn’t have access to social protections like employment insurance and unemployment benefits.
Jun 28, 2012
UBC researchers release estimate of “invisible workforce” in global fisheries
University of British Columbia researchers have released a comprehensive estimate of the number of fisheries jobs around the world – including small-scale, artisanal operations that were previously not counted in official fisheries estimates.
Dec 20, 2011