Here are several resources on the Web that we have found useful.
Human Capital Strategies (HCS), is a new, dynamic consulting business that provides people development services to private and public organizations. HCS services revolve around the theme “an organization’s biggest investment is its people.” HCS brings together an extensive network of independent consultants and business alliances to offer specialized expertise and state-of-the-art solutions. Based in Victoria, British Columbia, HCS offers services throughout BC, Canada and select international markets.
BC WorkInfoNet Initiative is British Columbia’s gateway to labour market and career information on the Internet. From here, one can link to online resources in British Columbia offering information and insights into careers and the labour market.
Canadian Association for Business Economics (CABE) is an association of professionals active in the field of business economics. CABE is a national organization with local chapters. Links on this web site point to local chapters and to other information useful to business economists.
CEISS (Centre for Education Information Standards and Services) can be your single point of contact for information about British Columbia’s educational system. CEISS is an independent, non-profit consulting agency managing a variety of information projects for government, post-secondary institutions, public sector agencies, and other clients.
The Conference Board of Canada’s mission is to help its members anticipate and respond to the increasingly changing global economy. This is done through the development and exchange of knowledge about organizational strategies and practices, emerging economic and social trends and key public policy issues.
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)’s ‘national’ site allows you to drill down to regional sites for all of Canada’s provinces.
HRDC Job Bank is an electronic listing of jobs, work, or business opportunities phoned in to Human Resource Centres of Canada by employers around the country. Employers wishing to advertise a job, work or business opportunity may do so by calling their local Human Resource Centre, previously known as Canada Employment Centres, Manpower or Unemployment offices. The phone number is in your phone book, (blue pages, government listings). The Job Bank service is provided free of charge.
Industry Canada offers some very useful industry information, sector reports, etc. However, much of this information is actually concentrated on their Strategis site.
The National Speaker’s Bureau is your source for leading speakers across North America and the sole agent to many of Canada’s most prominent individuals. The NSB is Canada’s largest and oldest speakers bureau, representing many of the country’s best known speakers covering a wide range of topics. We are the only source for booking such notable speakers as: Pamela Wallin, Mark Tewksbury, and Rex Murphy, to name a few. We have had the opportunity to work closely with hundreds of organizations and associations around the world and to deliver the finest, most topical and highly acclaimed presenters available.
Statistics Canada offers StatsCan updates, 1996 and 2001 Canadian Census data, educational resources, Canadian statistics, and StatsCan’s varied products and services.
Work Futures offers British Columbia Occupational Outlooks (formerly called Job Futures), employment facts, and information about trends in today’s labour market.
WorkInfoNet is a partnership, on the Internet, of Canadian organizations with an interest in human resource development — specifically work, learning, and related issues. It is a navigational aid, a collection of signposts pointing to relevant Internet sites.