Leadership: From resourcefulness to ideas & opportunities and into action skills, dive into the startup and innovation skills-first mindset. We're reflecting on the skills young Canadians will need in the future world of work and the shifts in the ecosystem.
Immigrants face crisis of the withering Canadian dream A survey found immigrants perceive the Canadian job market as exclusionary and the costs of living and home ownership prohibitive. They aren’t wrong.
How an Entrepreneurial Mindset Can Accelerate Your Career The world of business is unpredictable, and an entrepreneurial mindset can help you to effectively respond to and learn from inevitable setbacks. Whether you want to advance in your current career, pursue a new field, or start your own business, an entrepreneurial mindset is a necessary skill set to accelerate your career forward. Here's what it takes:
Not just for coffee runs; the benefits of hiring student interns Interns are stereotypically known for conducting coffee runs, filing and organizing documents, and doing the mundane tasks that no one else really wants to do. What a missed opportunity. The impact that students and recent grads can have on your bottom line, company culture and growth is invaluable, especially at a small, growing company.
What Makes a High-Performing Team In the startup industry, people tend to believe if you throw a group of people together and give them a task to complete, they’ll figure out how to get it done with minimal effort. This isn’t the case. A guest article by our friends at Unicorn Labs.
How to build dynamic and equitable ecosystems by leveraging data, creating stronger value propositions, and leaning into collective impact In April 2022, Venture for Canada attended the Canadian Accelerator + Incubator Network (CAIN) Summit. We've summarized our takeaways and resources using the L.O.V.E framework.
Applying Design Thinking Frameworks to Program Co-Creation An Update on the Design Phase of VFC’s Reskilling Retail Workers Project. You'll learn more about how we've created an innovative model design process that involves a consortium of cross-sector leaders, inclusive design, extensive literature reviews, and data validation.
My Retail Story: Ayon Shahed
Scott Stirrett earns a Report on Business magazine Changemakers recognition from The Globe and Mail Winners were selected by The Globe and Mail’s award-winning editorial team for their ideas, accomplishments, and impact.
My Retail Story: Erin O’Hanley
My Retail Story: Juanita Lee-Garcia