Research & Strategy

Research & Strategy

BC Wage & Salary Survey 2009

This report contains information on BC’s 108 most common occupations, including 7 in the tourism and hospitality industry.

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BC Tourism HR Strategy

The BC Tourism Human Resources Strategy (THRS) identifies the labour supply and demand projections for BC’s tourism industry, as well as the challenges facing the industry in addressing labour shortages.

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BC Cook Labour Market Analysis

From November 2015 to May 2016, go2HR conducted a robust labour market study of the landscape of cooking occupations in British Columbia across all sectors that employ Cooks and Chefs.

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Regional Labour Market Studies

All signs point to the fact that labour shortages are here in many parts of BC. Using information from WorkBC’s Labour Market Outlook, go2HR offers an in-depth look at the labour demand, supply and shortages in the seven economic regions in BC, with information at an occupation and sector level. To learn more about the… Continue reading Regional Labour Market Studies

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BC Tourism and Hospitality Labour Market Information Workforce Profiles

The Workforce Profile(s) is an up-to-date and accurate description of the current (2021) tourism and hospitality workforce. These profiles go far beyond a simple sketch of who they are and what they do. Our 11 Workforce Profiles provide detailed demographic information to better understand the nuances of our industry workforce. The Workforce profiles also offer an analysis of how the workforce has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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North East Regional Labour Market Study

North East, with an already tight labour market, is facing the added pressure of expanding mining, oil and gas sectors that are enticing young workers to take positions. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 1,170 job openings. The food & beverage, accommodation, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit.

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Mainland South West Regional Labour Market Study

The Mainland South West region has a workforce that is younger than other areas of the province, and with a declining youth population, there will not be enough supply to meet the demand. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 67,100 job openings. The food & beverage, recreation & entertainment, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit.

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Cariboo Regional Labour Market Study

The Cariboo region is susceptible to recruitment challenges as a result of its rural environment and lack of a major population centre. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 1,600 job openings. The food & beverage, accommodation, and recreation & entertainment sectors will be the hardest hit.

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North Coast and Nechako Regional Labour Market Study

North Coast and Nechako, with an already tight labour market, is facing the added pressure of expanding mining, oil and gas sectors that are enticing young workers to take positions. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 1,340 job openings. The food & beverage, recreation & entertainment, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit

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Vancouver Island/Coast Regional Labour Market Study

The Vancouver Island/Coast region is affected by seasonality and retention challenges, and compared to other parts of the province, they will have a higher percentage of jobs opening up due to retirements. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 20,100 job openings. The food & beverage, recreation and entertainment, and transportation sectors will be the hardest hit.