Introducing: BC’s Temporary Foreign Workers Registry
Effective December 15, 2020, the BC Government has rolled out a new requirement for all British Columbian employers looking to hire temporary foreign workers.
Post Your Jobs At Colleges Across Canada
Are you gearing up for the summer season and wondering how to tap into the post-secondary schools across Canada? Look no further! Now is time to post and promote your jobs at colleges across Canada to recruit eager and motivated tourism and hospitality students looking for summer jobs in BC!
New Trade Agreement Makes Canada More Accessible to Foreign Professionals
On December 30, 2018 the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (“CPTPP”) came into force presenting new opportunities for facilitating the temporary entry of “business persons” into Canada from 10 signatory countries in the Asia-Pacific Region: Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
Predator Ridge and Venture Training form Strategic Partnership
Krista Frasz, HR Manager, and Cathy Greene, Housekeeping Manager, from Predator Ridge Resort recently worked closely with the Vernon and District Association for Community Living (VDACL) to form a strategic partnership focused on providing local employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.
Shifting Strategies – the Key to Hiring in a Tight Labour Market
It’s hard not to notice the number of “Help Wanted” ads from tourism and hospitality employers in every region across the province. Recent studies confirm that about half of BC’s tourism employers could not hire all the people they needed to run their business at full capacity and/or expand their business in the past couple of years.
Following Your Passion in Thompson Okanagan’s Tourism Industry
For many of us born between about 1945 and 1962, it may be a point where we think about the next chapter in life. Retirement offers a chance to start something new – perhaps in the form of a new, vibrant job where you can continue earning income while still learning, enjoying social interaction, and sharing your knowledge and experience.
Exploring a Career in Thompson Okanagan’s Tourism Industry
Want adventure but struggling to balance a job with your active lifestyle? Perhaps you’ve just graduated and are looking for a change of scenery? Or searching for a way to advance your career in tourism and hospitality?
Promote Your Seasonal Jobs to International Mobile Young Workers
Do you have lots of seasonal jobs to fill? Promote your jobs to international youth who have Canadian Working Holiday Visas in hand and are eager to come to BC to travel and work for you!
Make That Phone Call: Every Job Applicant Deserves Some Kind Of Response
Think you have exhausted your candidate pool? Think again. One strategy to recruit for vacant positions is to revisit past applicants who may be back on the market, or may still be passively looking for work. Or, some candidates who may not have met qualifications or been chosen for a previous role may still be well-suited for other positions in your company.
Hiring Young, International Talent: LMIAs Not Required
Hiring international mobile youth is a good alternative to address your labour needs. The Canadian government has bilateral reciprocal agreements with countries around the world to allow exchange of youth to work and/or study abroad. There are three types of work permits for international young workers: Working Holiday Program (WHP), Young Professional (YP) and International Co-op.