The forum is part of a cross-country tour for a national research and development project to create BridgingTheGap's Future-Ready Employer Index-a tool to analyze workplace gaps and opportunities for Canadian businesses to adapt and thrive in the future of work. Participants will be invited to complete a workplace assessment about their current workplace culture and challenges, and this feedback will help to inform the index.
Takeaways BridgingTheGap Forums are curated events that empower future talent and businesses to thrive in the changing marketplace. - Learn the latest requirements and challenges of the digital workspace, and how digital transformation is changing Millennial and Generation Z employee mentality. - Explore the role of frontier technologies like AI, blockchain, VR/AR in the workplace and the challenges and opportunities for businesses that adopt them. - Gain new strategies to tap into the motivational drivers and high-impact retention factors of young employees to build a thriving team that lasts. - Put principles into practice with data-driven examples of how successful brands are adapting their recruitment, employee engagement and retention practices in response to digitalization.
Library Square Conference Centre 350 W Georgia St, Vancouver BC Kelowna
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity