Nanaimo Hotsheet – February 5 2019

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Nanaimo Leads Of The Week Newsletter – February 4 2019

Local News:

Nanaimo Airport soars past Comox to become second-busiest airport on the Island
https://www.vancouverislandfreedaily.com/local-business/nanaimo-airport-soars-past-comox-to-become-second-busiest-airport-on-the-island/?fbclid=IwAR1p6GYqelfIh6iq7VbD5aYDNkZ36tcDxDjcqMmO96947fYmp9R_qy6JDO4

5 reasons your career search just got easier – Black Press Education and Career Fair comes to Comox Feb. 7
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/marketplace/5-reasons-your-career-search-just-got-easier/

Mazzei Electric named Vancouver Island Business of the Year
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/business/mazzei-electric-named-vancouver-island-business-of-the-year/

Nanaimo Tourism Bulletin – December 2018 – from Chemistry Consulting
https://chemistryconsulting.ca/nanaimo-tourism-bulletin-december-2018

BC & Canada News:

In-demand jobs in 2019 – Randstad
https://www.randstad.ca/best-jobs/

Multi Million Dollar Amazon TV Series Is Set To Film In Canada And Will Bring Hundreds Of Jobs With It
https://www.narcity.com/ca/mb/winnipeg/news/multi-million-dollar-amazon-tv-series-is-set-to-film-in-canada-and-will-bring-hundreds-of-jobs-with-it?fbclid=IwAR370pALjreL2HCBA7PYKzRDnIuH7aNXyzy59D3_0Fy9F1qH1x8SoJZ5gyw

Visit these websites for the latest in Canadian labour market information
https://careerwise.ceric.ca/2019/01/24/visit-these-websites-for-the-latest-in-canadian-labour-market-information/#.XFC641VKipp

Skills shortage challenge: How government, organizations are investing to win the talent war
https://biv.com/article/2019/01/how-government-organizations-are-investing-win-talent-war

Skills shortage challenge: Vancouver restaurant owners think beyond salary to recruit, retain staff
https://biv.com/article/2019/01/skills-shortage-challenge-vancouver-restaurant-owners-think-beyond-salary-recruit

Government acts on Mining Jobs Task Force recommendations
https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019PREM0006-000099

B.C., Ontario will lead in future construction employment
https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/labour/2019/01/buildforce-b-c-ontario-will-lead-future-construction-employment

LNG Canada approves $937 million in contracts
https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/resource/2019/01/lng-canada-approves-937-million-contracts

Top B.C. tech companies share knowledge and lessons at upcoming summit
https://biv.com/article/2019/01/top-bc-tech-companies-share-knowledge-and-lessons-upcoming-summit

Ministry broadens hiring credentials for new frontline workers
https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019CFD0008-000126

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

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&jobId=1307675&PartnerId=25121&SiteId=5051&codes=1-INDEED#jobDetails=1307675_5051

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: aliggett@nysa.bc.ca 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
https://www.facebook.com/events/2254243234858439/

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 info@ambered.com 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
https://campusevents.viu.ca/fundamentals-forestry-harvesting-practices-program-free-information-sessions

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
Paul.Manly@NanaimoFoodshare.ca

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.
https://ceas.ca/2019/01/21/john-howard-society-employer-information-session-and-flash-interviews/

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

Lowe’s Canada National Hiring Day
Saturday, February 23rd in Lowe’s stores across the country
https://www.lowes.ca/articles/lowes-canada-to-fill-6350-positions-in-stores-and-150-more-at-its-head-office_a8079.html

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
https://www.careercentre.org/hiring-fair/

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