Nanaimo Hotsheet – February 5 2019

Here’s This Week’s Hotsheet:

Nanaimo Leads Of The Week Newsletter – February 4 2019

Local News:

Nanaimo Airport soars past Comox to become second-busiest airport on the Island

5 reasons your career search just got easier – Black Press Education and Career Fair comes to Comox Feb. 7

Mazzei Electric named Vancouver Island Business of the Year

Nanaimo Tourism Bulletin – December 2018 – from Chemistry Consulting

BC & Canada News:

In-demand jobs in 2019 – Randstad

Multi Million Dollar Amazon TV Series Is Set To Film In Canada And Will Bring Hundreds Of Jobs With It

Visit these websites for the latest in Canadian labour market information

Skills shortage challenge: How government, organizations are investing to win the talent war

Skills shortage challenge: Vancouver restaurant owners think beyond salary to recruit, retain staff

Government acts on Mining Jobs Task Force recommendations

B.C., Ontario will lead in future construction employment

LNG Canada approves $937 million in contracts

Top B.C. tech companies share knowledge and lessons at upcoming summit

Ministry broadens hiring credentials for new frontline workers

Upcoming Events:

Home Depot Nanaimo Spring Job Fair
February 6, 2019 4:00-8:00 pm
Nanaimo Home Depot
6555 Metral, Nanaimo, BC

Hiring for:

  • Cashiers
  • Lot Associates
  • Sales Associates
  • Garden Centre Associates
  • Order Pickers
  • Overnight Freight Associates

Bladerunners Customer Service Training Program Information Session
Wednesday, February 6th, 10am and 2pm
Program runs Feb 25 to May 17
For more information contact Abby: 250-754-1989

Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 11 AM – 4 PM
Canadian Forces Base Comox
Station Main, Lazo Road, Comox, British Columbia

Self Employment Program
Information Sessions

  • February 7 & 21 @ 1pm for Nanaimo
  • February 27th @ 1pm Online Session for ALL GT catchments

Call 250-668-2737 or email for more information

Fundamentals of Forestry – Harvesting Practices Program Free Information Sessions
Date: Thursday, Feb 8, 2018
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Haida Way Motor Inn, 1917 Campbell Way, Port McNeill, BC

Cultivating Abilities Employment Skills & Work Experience
Program Length (16wks): February 11th to May 31st 2019
Participants are paid $12.65/hour while training and on the job.
Work placements with a host employer are 10 weeks
For more information and to apply contact: Nanaimo Foodshare Society: 271 Pine St. Nanaimo, BC
(250) 753-9393

John Howard Society Employer Information Session and Flash Interviews
Friday, February 15th, 2019 for the Employment information session, 9:30 am to 10:30 am with flash interviews to follow. Bring your resume!

  • Hiring to fill positions at the new Supportive Housing complex: Supportive Housing Workers, Cooks, Community Support Worker and a Maintenance Worker.

Pre-registration for this event is required. Please call: 250-334-3119 to book your seat.

The Job Shop / Work BC is at 103 – 555 4th Street, Courtenay, BC.

2019 BC Forestry Career Fairs
Indigenous Forestry Careers
Wednesday, February 20th 10am – 3 pm
Coast Bastion Hotel

Lowe’s Canada National Hiring Day
Saturday, February 23rd in Lowe’s stores across the country

Work BC Nanaimo Job Fair
Thursday, April 4, 2019
1:00-4:00 pm
Vancouver Island Conference Centre
101 Gordon St., Nanaimo

Parksville Career Centre Hiring Fair
Thursday, April 11th
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Parksville Community & Conference Centre
132 E. Jensen Ave., Parksville

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