Nanaimo Hotsheet – December 4 2018

Here’s this week’s Nanaimo Hotsheet:

Nanaimo Job Leads Newsletter – December 3 2018

Island Health Employer Forum – January 9 at our Downtown WorkBC Centre

Local News:

‘It’s a big problem:’ Nanaimo businesses hand-tied by serious labour shortage
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/601667/its-big-problem-nanaimo-businesses-hand-tied-labour-shortage?fbclid=IwAR1sW2TInLAFn7vdkbyTHTKt5RAKtsBgtBWjTtgf9xMJx1rANk_JqkcPZIw

Port of Nanaimo presents plans for marina redesign
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/port-of-nanaimo-presents-plans-for-marina-redesign/

Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre awarded for taking great strides to provide affordable housing
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/601107/nanaimo-aboriginal-centre-awarded-taking-great-strides-provide-affordable-housing

Vancouver Island building permit levels decline, non-residential inches upward
https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/economic/2018/11/vancouver-island-building-permit-levels-decline-non-residential-inches-upward

New emergency shelter opening at Nanaimo church
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/new-emergency-shelter-opening-at-nanaimo-church/

Crews working non-stop to complete incoming temporary housing as tent city closure looms
https://nanaimonewsnow.com/article/602057/crews-working-non-stop-complete-incoming-temporary-housing-tent-city-closure-looms

Homeless situation in Nanaimo improving
https://www.mycoastnow.com/44199/homeless-situation-in-nanaimo-improving/

 

BC & Canada News:

Thousands of mining workers needed to meet demand in next decade
https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/mining/thousands-of-mining-workers-needed-to-meet-demand-in-next-decade-report-1125120?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Ikea to cut about 150 jobs in Canada as it responds to changing customer behaviour
https://business.financialpost.com/news/retail-marketing/ikea-to-cut-about-100-jobs-in-canada-as-it-adjusts-to-customer-behaviour-changes?fbclid=IwAR35GXCOffYCpqKWjcHXb9Tw7F3B5y68huKXlL47tilcP7qAyIgfPQ7gC68

Canadian EI claims dropped 13.3 per cent year-to-year in September
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/canadian-ei-claims-dropped-13-3-per-cent-year-to-year-in-september/

Canadian economic growth slows to 2% in third quarter
https://biv.com/article/2018/11/canadian-economic-growth-slows-2-third-quarter

 

Upcoming Events:

 Self Employment Program
Information Sessions
December 13th @ 1pm
Call 250-668-2737 or email info@ambered.com for more information

Victoria Job Fair (Jobs Canada Fair)
December 4th, 2018
1:00PM – 3:00PM
Sandman Hotel
2852 Douglas St, Victoria, BC
http://www.jobscanadafair.com/Victoria-Job-Fair-Oct-2nd-2018-s/1738.htm

Nanaimo Education & Career Fair
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Beban Park Social Centre
1-604-681-2153
http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/?event=2018-nanaimo-show

Telus Hiring Event
When: Friday 7th December
Where: TELUS Building – 400 Fitzwilliams Street, Nanaimo BC.
Attire: Business Casual
Session Times: 12pm, 1pm & 2pm

If you would like to attend this event, please submit your resume for consideration (go to link below).
This event is exclusively for TELUS Sales and Marketing representative positions for our Direct to Consumer Team in Nanaimo.
https://www.indeed.ca/cmp/TELUS-Communications/jobs/Telus-Event-4297a7df4f031ed1?sjdu=Zzi_VW2ygsY1fzh3Ma9ZsE4zIT1NTXCwgFBhdjeTC3OueosvDciDEbJXQpv5yYDqZQaRR57QtVtkYDx9NvxMpA&tk=1ctdj1rejfi9p803&vjs=3

Island Health Employer Forum
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
GT Hiring Solutions (WorkBC)
#101 – 155 Skinner St., Nanaimo

Techworks for Youth Program
Ethos Career Management, Nanaimo
Now accepting applications for our digital skills training program.
1 (877) 714-0471 ext. 21
https://ethoscmg.com/techworks/

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