Workplace Trends

Vancouver is a beautiful place to live and the ability to enjoy the west coast lifestyle is an important factor in many people’s job satisfaction. Recognizing this, the city’s best employers often shape their workplace culture accordingly, offering flexibility and unique benefits to attract the city’s top talent. However, given the hot local housing market and challenging economy, both employers and employees will undoubtedly need to make trade-offs in the years ahead. What are the key workplace trends that individuals should be aware of? How is the culture of the modern workplace changing? Where do opportunities exist and what challenges lie ahead?

This event took place March 21, 2016, in Vancouver, BC.


Gloria Macarenko – CBC News Host (B.C. AlmanacOur Vancouver; CBC Radio One’s The Story from Here)


Shelina Esmail, BA’93 – Partner at PFM Executive Search
Prem Gill – CEO, Creative BC
Chris Hatton – Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Bank Canada
Matt O’Grady – Editor in Chief, BC Business