HR Tech Group News and Announcements

Recent Press Releases





Tech Salaries in BC Reach Some of the Highest in the Country  

BC Tech Salary Survey finds salaries and headcounts continue to increase while workplace benefits give BC companies their competitive edge.

Read the full article here:  Vancouver, BC, Sept. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)




Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project Funding

HR Tech Group is thrilled to announce it will receive provincial and industry funding to support our two-year Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project.  

View the May 22, 2019 press release here 




HR Tech Group News


MARCH 2020 UPDATE: BC Tech Salary Survey is expanding to the Alberta Tech Sector! Click  HERE for more information.


CEO Update

 HR Tech Group update: October 2019  

 HR Tech Group update:  March 2019



BC Employment Standards Act

HR Tech Group Feedback Submission to BC’s Employment Standards Branch - March 27, 2019

As a result of the provincial government modernization review of BC’s Employment Standards Act, and given the critical importance of the regulation’s high tech worker overtime exemption to our industry’s competitiveness, we worked with Fasken to write a submission asking that the high tech exemption remain as is within the Act.  You can review and download a copy of the HR Tech Group submission here.

Thank you to the team at Fasken for your support and guidance in this important endeavour for the tech industry!




Sept 25, 2018 - Talent Shortages Persist

The 2018 BC Tech Salary Survey has now released its findings! This report covers employment practices including salary forecasts for 2019, overtime, perks, vacation, paid time off and more.

Click here to read further on the press release.

Click here to purchase the salary survey.

Sept 4, 2018 - New CEO Announced!

The HR Tech Group is thrilled to announce their new Chief Executive Officer, Stephanie Hollingshead to lead the growth of this non-profit organization!

Click here to read the press release. 

Jan 24, 2018 - Diversity and Inclusion

HR Tech Group has managed a provincial government funded program to examine diversity and inclusion in our sector, to report on status, and to make recommendations for improvements. 

Click here to read the press release.  

Click here to view the report in a new tab.

Click here to download the full report. 

What We Do

HR Tech Group is an association of human resources professionals employed in B.C. tech companies.  We produce the leading BC Tech Salary Survey, and provide news and benchmark data that keep our members up to speed on local best practices in tech.  We serve over 150 mid to large size member companies in all tech sectors:  ICT, film/VFX, digital media, clean tech and life sciences.


Through a community of knowledge sharing, we drive and deliver HR value within tech companies and champion the needs of the industry.

Salary Survey

 For more than 20 years this Survey has been the definitive resource for the high tech sector in BC.
MEMBERS:  Click here to access the files and instructions for completing the 2019 Salary Survey


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