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People mingle during a job fair in Surrey several years ago. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Job fair helping during serious labour shortage

One million new jobs coming to B.C. in the next decade: gov’t

 

A past Black Press career fair held in Surrey. (Black Press file photo)

Surrey career fair to focus on job opportunities and post-secondary education

Jobseekers encouraged to hit the Surrey Career and Post-Secondary Education fair Sept. 30

 

The Surrey Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is your opportunity to connect with employers and educational institutions.

Jumpstart your future at a career and education event just for Surrey

FREE Surrey Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is live and in-person Sept. 30

  • Aug 29, 2022
The Surrey Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is your opportunity to connect with employers and educational institutions.
The Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is set for July 28 at the Curling Rink, located at 23580 Jim Robson Way.

Black Press’ career, education event coming to Maple Ridge

More than 35 exhibitors will be at the July 28 event

The Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event is set for July 28 at the Curling Rink, located at 23580 Jim Robson Way.
FILE - This May 18, 2021, photo shows a woman typing on a laptop on a train in New Jersey. A movement is growing to shorten the workweek, but trade-offs and barriers should be considered. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Are 4-day workweeks, flexible hours the future of full-time employment?

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FILE - This May 18, 2021, photo shows a woman typing on a laptop on a train in New Jersey. A movement is growing to shorten the workweek, but trade-offs and barriers should be considered. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)

Get a head start on a rewarding new career!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to Maple Ridge on July 28

  • Jul 4, 2022
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)
Taking place at the Langley Events Centre in the field house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 23, there will be over 75 exhibitors collectively offering over 500 opportunities for employment and 1,000’s of post secondary options to choose from. (File photo)

Amid worker shortages, endless opportunities at Black Press Media’s career fair in Langley

Langley Career and Post-Secondary Event will connect workers directly to employers

Taking place at the Langley Events Centre in the field house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 23, there will be over 75 exhibitors collectively offering over 500 opportunities for employment and 1,000’s of post secondary options to choose from. (File photo)
Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough rises during question period, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Ottawa. The federal government has announced nearly $247 million to help create more than 25,000 new apprenticeship positions across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa announces $247 million to create 25,000 apprenticeship positions across Canada

Government expects about 700,000 skilled trades workers to retire in Canada by 2028

Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough rises during question period, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Ottawa. The federal government has announced nearly $247 million to help create more than 25,000 new apprenticeship positions across Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Black Press media's Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event June 23 – live and in-person in the Field House at the Langley Event Centre!

Your path to a rewarding new career begins here!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to the Lower Mainland June 23

  • May 30, 2022
Black Press media's Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event June 23 – live and in-person in the Field House at the Langley Event Centre!
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Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Mainland

  • Mar 28, 2022
Career Fair
Career Fair

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Mainland

  • Mar 21, 2022
Career Fair
Ravi Kahlon, B.C. minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation on March 15, during a round of meetings about the provincial Stronger BC Economic Plan. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. outlines recovery plan for northern communities

Better access to internet and skills training among promises to northern communities

Ravi Kahlon, B.C. minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation on March 15, during a round of meetings about the provincial Stronger BC Economic Plan. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Career Fair

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Mainland

  • Mar 14, 2022
Career Fair
Career Fair

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Mainland

  • Mar 7, 2022
Career Fair
Black Press file photo

Surrey’s new ‘Employment Bridge’ aims to address labour shortage, job/vacancy ‘mismatch’

Online tool ‘for Surrey employers and job seekers to connect,’ on Surrey Board of Trade website

Black Press file photo
Career Fair

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Mainland

  • Oct 25, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

Jumpstart your career search today!

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to the Central Mainland

  • Oct 18, 2021
Career Fair
A diner at Bartaco uses their app to order an item off the menu, at the restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. The restaurant is using an automated app for ordering and payments. Instead of servers they use “food runners” to get the food to the tables. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Do we need humans for that job? Automation booms after COVID

Ideally, automation can redeploy workers into better and more interesting work

A diner at Bartaco uses their app to order an item off the menu, at the restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. The restaurant is using an automated app for ordering and payments. Instead of servers they use “food runners” to get the food to the tables. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Black Press Virtual Career and Education Event comes to the Central Mainland

  • Jan 25, 2021
Career Fair