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    BCHA Launches Mexico Pilot Project

      The British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA) has partnered with the Government of Mexico to launch an innovative labour mobility pilot project, which will place 100 Mexican workers in accommodations across B.C. This ground-breaking initiative not only addresses the shortage of skilled workers in B.C. but also ensures the safe and streamlined mobility of Mexican workers, providing them with invaluable opportunities to enhance their skills and training. “The BCHA is strongly committed to delivering innovative and results-oriented solutions to support…

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  • Marketing is Key to Recruit Good People

      What the COVID-19 pandemic has taught event industry professionals, is that time may no longer be our number one resource. Prior to the pandemic, most would argue that without enough time a successful event could not be researched, planned, executed and its success and return on investment adequately evaluated. However, the current labour shortage that was left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, has given us a rude awakening that recovery for many hospitality and tourism businesses is…

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  • Work Program Offers Temporary Employment to Events Industry Personnel

    GES has launched a program that provides temporary work for experienced exhibition professionals in anticipation of in-person events returning in 2021. “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and events abruptly cancelling, thousands of experienced and talented trade show personnel lost employment,” says Jeff Quade, executive vice-president of exhibitions at GES. “As shows and events begin to come back safely, we want to prioritize work opportunities for those talented and skilled exhibition employees that have been so pivotal to the success of…

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  • Smart hiring managers invest in getting to know candidates

    By Sheila Wong Common courtesy is not just something we remember from the past – it can be an asset in recruiting today. How you treat your candidates before, during and after the interview process is very telling of the type of manager you are perceived to be. It is instrumental in attracting the kind of candidate you need in our service-based industry. How does this apply? It’s a lot like dating. After talking to a classmate from his MBA…

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