Biotechnology snapshot - British Columbia
“Industry Leaders often express concerns over the availability of talent. A pressing immediate need is for a pool of senior executives to meet existing demands as well as managing for future growth." – Lesley Esford, Ph.D. President & CEO, LifeSciences British Columbia Read More...
Better benefits = better business - Total rewards and your bottom-line
Introducing and maintaining an employee benefits plan can be a challenge for any business; and for small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the balance between employee satisfaction and bottom-line is only the tip of the iceberg. With a major and rapidly approaching demographic-shift, corresponding rise in healthcare costs, and employee absenteeism, presenteeism and happiness becoming prominent issues in today’s workplace – employers of every size are looking for innovative solutions to manage these risks, without reducing their bottom-line. Read More...
Better bottom-line on the horizon due to recent STEM graduates' waste reduction
Two new initiatives that benefit the environment might not exist were it not for BioTalent Canada, according to a senior executive at a biological supply and research company in B.C. that initiated the programs.
Rapidly growing Applied Biological Materials Inc. (ABM) hired interns through BioTalent Canada’s Science Horizons Program and had them focus on implementing new efforts to reduce packaging and waste both internally and among the company’s partners. Read More...
Biotech, the people behind the science
Meet Norma Biln. Leading with transformational diagnostic tests for rheumatoid arthritis.
The blending of bio- and information technology will make it possible for us to live long, disease-free lives. Our role in the biotechnology community is to find ways to keep the body healthy and help it out when mistakes are made. Read More...
Wage subsidies for hiring recent STEM graduates
The Science Horizons Youth Internship Program is a wage subsidy initiative to help recent graduates in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) acquire work experience in STEM positions with an environmental focus. The program offers up to a maximum of $15,000 in wage subsidies to help employers hire the talent they need and help recent STEM graduates gain skills to secure full-time employment in environmental STEM fields. Read More...
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