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Headshot of Laura Dowling.

To retain talent, managers need to buck the status quo and make staff wellbeing a priority.

UBC alumni in Asian pop music

Here’s a look at UBC individuals who pursued careers in Cantopop, K-pop, and more.

Apothékary founder Shizu Okusa

From Wall Street to wellness, a UBC alum takes on challenges with an innovative approach.

An image of Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera

Lessons on leadership from two women who went first

Entrepreneur Mike Quinn with a top Zoona agent in Malawi

UBC alum and entrepreneur Mike Quinn discovers how to draw strength from messing up.

Headshot of Martina Valkovicova.

Commit to learning every day.

A picture of Kookai Chaimahawong, smiling, against an orange background.

Young workers are nimble, connected, and redefining employment relationships on their terms.

An artificially intelligent floor-cleaning robot at work on UBC’s Vancouver campus.
Leveraging their uniquely human qualities will give workers the edge in a high-tech future.
A drawing of coins with dollar signs coming out the back of a car as it drives along a street.
A UBC film prof's new documentary offers a glimpse into a dystopian digital economy.
Billy Lan and Tony Liu, smiling.

Two UBC Sauder grads created a platform to connect hourly workers with hiring managers.

Felicia Chan and Bahar Moussavi, laughing.

Three UBC students launched a non-profit to help neurodiverse youth in computer sciences.

Kookai Chaimahawong, smiling.

The venture capital model is undergoing a radical rethink, thanks to the next generation.

Neon light sign with the words "open".

These tips can help you cope with the re-opening of workplaces, schools and more.

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A welcoming and inclusive workplace requires a willingness to change the status quo.

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COVID-19 has changed the world of work. Here's how you can still work toward your career goals.
Claudia Faggioni

How this French teacher adapted her lively, interactive classes to online when COVID-19 hit.

Rotimi Ojo

Rotimi Ojo's journey of graduating university amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Manasi Kulkarni

Here's what shifting from TELUS to a small Silicon Valley startup taught this UBC grad.

Annika Lofstrand

Annika currently resides in White Rock, BC, and is a partner in Leda HR Consulting. Upon...

Cicely Blain of Bakau Consulting

Three alumni who are business owners shared what this past year has been like for them.