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06.02.2019

2019 Best Workplaces in Hospitality

Congratulations to the following BC tourism and hospitality businesses that made the Great Place to Work’s 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Retail and Hospitality! Boston Pizza Inc. Cactus Restaurants Ltd.* COBS Bread G Adventures* Hilton JOEY Restaurant Group KFC *Also named Best Workplaces for Inclusion. See the full list of Best Workplace in Retail … Read More

05.02.2019

One-of-a-Kind Course on Customer Service Launches Today

Service For All, the final course of the new suite of SuperHost Customer Service Training program, is now live! Service For All is a unique course around customer service in today’s diverse environment, teaching the concepts of accommodating those with different needs and interacting with customers of all identities. Students will learn about best practices … Read More

04.02.2019

Top BC Post-Secondary Teams Battle for the 2018/19 Winning Pitch Title at BC Tourism Industry Conference

Update: 2018/19 results are as follows: Winner: BCIT – “Reel YVR” 2nd place: Okanagan College – “AccessFest” 3rd place: Vancouver Island University – “Reach Vancouver Island” 4th place: College of the Rockies – “Kimberley Alpine Outdoor Adventures” Watch the videos of the individual pitches at the Tourism Industry Conference here. Four student teams will be … Read More

28.01.2019

Vancouver Island University Wins 2018/19 Regional Tourism Student Case Competition

A student team from Vancouver Island University (VIU) was crowned the winner of the regional Vancouver Island Winning Pitch™ competition on Saturday, held at Royal Roads University. Winning Pitch™, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a new product … Read More

28.01.2019

BCIT Wins Regional Winning Pitch™ Competition in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

A student team from BCIT was crowned the winner of the regional Vancouver, Coast and Mountains Winning Pitch competition. Winning Pitch™, organized and presented by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, is a post-secondary student case competition. This year, student teams had to develop a new product or service that supports the development of accessible … Read More

24.01.2019

21.01.2019

Tourism & Hospitality Small Businesses Named Top 5 in 2019 Small Business BC Awards

Congratulations to the following tourism and hospitality small businesses that were shortlisted in the top 5 in their respective categories! COCO Cafe – Cedar Whistler Cooks – Whistler See the full list here: https://sbbcawards.ca/top5s Dec. 12, 2018 Congratulations to all the tourism and hospitality small businesses that were nominated and listed as the top 10 … Read More

16.01.2019

WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest

go2HR is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2019 WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest. BC students in grades 8 to 12, with the support of a teacher or youth organization sponsor, are encouraged to submit a video no more than 2 minutes that explores the topic of employers’ health and safety responsibilities when hiring … Read More

14.12.2018

New Cannabis Information for Liquor Licensees

The Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) has published Cannabis Information for Liquor Licensees and Permittees. The information was produced to help BC liquor licensees understand cannabis rules and how they relate to their businesses. This information may be updated from time to time, so it is recommend to bookmark the link and check for … Read More

14.12.2018

Opportunity to Hire Culinary Staff from Morocco

Can’t find qualified cooks? Let us help! We are pleased to partner with the BC Hotel Association (BCHA) and Culinary Recruitment International (CRI) on a pilot project to recruit culinary talent from Morocco through a special two-year visa program that does not require a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). The Moroccan candidates are trained in … Read More

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