Big Switcheroo: Boston Pizza
  • 2006
  • 00:43:37
  • 13-14

Venture
Big Switcheroo: Boston Pizza

This popular business experiment places a waitress into the CEO’s spot at head office and wraps an apron around the boss to determine whether he can handle the daily pressure in the restaurant. Each of them learn helpful lessons during their hands-on experience in a new world. Melissa better understands the decisions head office has to make, while Michael gains ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Big Switcheroo: VanCity
  • 2005
  • 00:22:25
  • 13-14

Venture
Big Switcheroo: VanCity

Does being the boss mean extended “working” lunches at posh restaurants, secretaries to organize meetings, huge expense accounts and luxurious company vehicles? Lisa Paille, a mother of two and an employee with VanCity, Canada’s largest credit union, gets the opportunity to see if she has what it takes to be the boss when she switches positions with Dave Mowat, CEO ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Canada's Social Safety Net: In Hard Times (Part 2 of 4)
  • 1993
  • 00:27:29
  • 13-14

The National
Canada's Social Safety Net: In Hard Times (Part 2 of 4)

The program examines some new ways of helping people in economically hard times. Canada's social safety net has stretched beyond the expectations of those who originally conceived it. The current economy has created a great need for the aid of unemployment insurance and welfare, but that need outweighs available resources. Peter Mansbridge leads an analysis of the options government may ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Downside of Downsizing
  • 1995
  • 00:25:34
  • 15-17

The National
Downside of Downsizing

Downsizing was the corporate buzzword of an era challenged by increased competition, higher costs and recession. Its promise was a leaner and meaner corporate structure. A decade into this phenomenon, Hana Gartner studies its often debilitating social and economic effect. Victims and survivors of the downsizing axe describe its effects on the individual and on office morale. Consultant Ron Kapelle ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Employment Equity: Who Makes the Grade?
  • 1993
  • 00:17:23
  • 13-14

News in Review - March 1993
Employment Equity: Who Makes the Grade?

With reference to the controversy surrounding the Metropolitan Toronto Fire Department's hiring practices, we examine the whole issue of employment equity and the growing pressure from women and visible minorities.
Helpers
  • 1998
  • 00:44:37
  • General

It's a Living
Helpers

In this episode: Rev. Lehotsky reclaims an abandoned neighbourhood through corporate donations and resident motivation; actor/entertainer Tom Jackson works to feed the needy; a Victoria store-owner trains and employs street kids; bike cops are seen on patrol and responding to calls; a courier company managed by and employs people with mental illnesses; a new day and a new life at ...
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How Bad Is Your Boss?
  • 2006
  • 00:21:19
  • 13-14

Venture
How Bad Is Your Boss?

“Demanding,” “insensitive,” “relentless” and “out of touch.” If these words are synonymous with “boss” for you, this program may open your eyes to the various skills of management. A quick quiz provides insight into leadership styles to help determine if a boss is doing their job or if they are truly lacking good managerial skills. The lively, fast-paced video uses ...
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How to Find and Keep a Job
  • 1996
  • 00:29:35
  • 13-14

The National
How to Find and Keep a Job

In today's new economy, where so much is so uncertain, finding and keeping a job seems to be on everyone's mind. How does one survive in this ever-changing climate? We hear from the thinkers and gurus about the changing direction of today's job market. As you will see, education and intelligence are only part of what you need to succeed. ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Jobs at Risk from Automation
  • 2016
  • 00:05:11
  • 13-14

The Exchange
Jobs at Risk from Automation New

CBC's Havard Gould talks with Sean Mullin of the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) about how robotics and artificial intelligence could eliminate a huge number of Canadian jobs. They discuss career tips to avoid finding oneself among the 42% of Canada's workforce that may be replaced by automation over the next 10 to 20 years.
  • Added on: 12/05/2016
Jobs for the 90's: Training for the Future?
  • 1994
  • 00:12:06
  • 13-14

News in Review - April 1994
Jobs for the 90's: Training for the Future?

Youth retraining programs and women in trades and technology are just two of the themes examined as we look at the economy of the future.