Safer Spaces course: A Different Perspective
Mikhail is a Summer Communications coop student at go2HR who took the Safer Spaces Worker Training course as a part of his orientation at go2HR. Here’s what Mikhail had to say about his experience with the training.
Using Total Compensation to Attract and Retain Talent in a Challenging Labour Market
As industry employers continue to compete for top talent, it is key to understand, position and communicate what your total compensation package is. But what is Total Compensation and how can business owners maximize their total compensation packages to meet employee needs of both current and prospective employees?
Winter 2022 InnFocus
Northern BC HR Consultant Sarah Best writes an article about Recruiting Management Staff for InnFocus.
Offer Employee Benefits to Stay Competitive in Labour Market
BC’s tourism businesses will experience incredible growth in the next decade. However, industry-wide staffing shortages also loom ahead, and employers will need to work hard to lure top prospects into the field. Attracting quality workers from other industries means that you’re now competing for job candidates not just with your closest rival, but also with employers from other sectors.
How to Engage Your Hire Before They Start – BC Employer Examples
Pre-employment engagement activities seems to be a topic that is on the minds and the early planning stages for a number of tourism industry employers around the province.
How to Engage Your Hire Before They Start
In the HR and management world, we often discuss employee engagement — how to improve it, the detriments of low employee engagement levels and the difference an engaged workforce can have on a business’ bottom line.
Distinguish Your Company to Attract Top Talent
BC’s tourism industry is booming. Your business has been experiencing significant growth in the last two years and you have had trouble finding staff. You’re not alone. Our industry is projected to fill more than 111,350 new job openings in the next 10 years (2017 – 2027), and there is a shortage of skilled people to fill these jobs. Where and how are we going to find these people?
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.
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.