How can BC become more welcoming for new immigrants and refugees?

How can BC become more welcoming for new immigrants and refugees

Canada has a reputation for being a welcoming destination for new immigrants and refugees. However, this reputation is not always reflected in the reality these newcomers face in British Columbia. Gaps exist in terms of education, healthcare, employment and social services, and new immigrants often face real struggles accessing the support they require. Hear from… Read more

Your Next Career Step – Episode #4: Understanding Employee Motivation During Change and Uncertainty

In this episode, host Nicole Yeasting, BA ’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with Leah Allinger Pezer, BA’02. Leah is a Researcher at the University of Calgary and Principal CoFounder at Lead the Future. She shares her experience as a professional athlete, how sport and leadership are intertwined and how to better understand employees motivations during change and uncertainty.

Your Next Career Step – Episode #2: Effective Ways to Lead Virtual Teams

In this episode, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program, speaks with Magdalena Blasiak, BA’99, a UBC alumna, Certified Leadership Coach, Project Management Professional, and owner of Shine Forward Consulting about what we can do as individuals and leaders to lead effective teams while working remotely.