The pace of change is creating job stresses like never before. Globalization is making our world smaller at the same time as artificial intelligence generating serious discussions about entire categories of employment being wiped out.
Toss in climate change, growing economic inequality, and a potentially bumpy ride over trade with our neighbours to the south and you have the recipe for serious career angst.
Uncertainty, however, can also breed opportunity, particularly if one chooses the right educational path.
Over the next few months, public and private postsecondary institutions will be offering a wide range of programs. If you're in the mood to "skill up" or just get off to the right start after graduating high school, check out the articles below, which offer insights into some offerings not only in Metro Vancouver but also in Toronto and Montreal.
This unique one-year educational opportunity combines one semester of international business education at the North Vancouver campus with a semester at the University of Hertfordshire in southern England.
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