Nanaimo Hotsheet – January 29 2019

Here’s This Week’s Hotsheet:

Nanaimo Leads Of The Week Newsletter – Jan 28 2019

Financial Literacy Workshop – Feb 1 2019 at our Downtown ESC

Local News:

What’s Building in my Neighbourhood? Your online source for checking out development in your area.
https://www.nanaimo.ca/WhatsBuilding

Number of home care hours delivered down 6%, complaints up 45 % on Vancouver Island
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/home-care-complaints-up-45-on-vancouver-island/

Vancouver Island career fair will help serve a job-seekers’ market – Black Press Media Extreme Education and Career Fair slated for Feb. 7 in Comox Valley
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/business/vancouver-island-career-fair-will-help-serve-a-job-seekers-market/

Vancouver Island to get its first publicly funded dementia village
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/vancouver-island-to-get-its-first-publicly-funded-dementia-village/

Anandia Laboratories Building Cannabis Innovation Centre In Comox
https://www.businessexaminer.ca/vancouver-island-articles/item/anandia-laboratories-building-cannabis-innovation-centre-in-comox

Lowe’s Canada is recruiting to fill more than 6350 positon in stores this spring
https://www.lowes.ca/articles/lowes-canada-to-fill-6350-positions-in-stores-and-150-more-at-its-head-office_a8079.html

BC & Canada News:

Skills shortage challenge: B.C.’s skilled labour pains about to become acute
https://biv.com/article/2019/01/skills-shortage-challenge-bcs-skilled-labour-pains-about-become-acute

Entry-level training standard coming for Canadian truckers
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/business/entry-level-training-standard-coming-for-canadian-truckers/

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions – For Canada, the IMF’s estimate for growth in 2019 was 1.9 per cent, down from expected global growth of 3.5 per cent
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/world-economy-forecast-to-slow-in-2019-amid-trade-tensions/

British Columbia Labour Market Outlook 2018 Edition
https://www.workbc.ca/getmedia/1dce90f9-f2f9-4eca-b9e5-c19de9598f32/BC_Labour_Market_Outlook_2018_English.pdf.aspx

Skills shortage challenge: More than pay bumps needed to address tech talent gaps, say experts
https://biv.com/article/2019/01/more-pay-bumps-needed-address-tech-talent-gaps-say-experts

Site C workforce drops to 3,463 in November
https://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/site-c/site-c-workforce-drops-to-3-463-in-november-1.23587683?fbclid=IwAR0AgVt21LWKYV9iC3C8ElpxwS3amfkF9hY7uLjQg1lRPCXn5lE34NNfD9U

$20K pay gap between women, men in Canadian tech jobs
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/20k-pay-gap-between-women-men-in-canadian-tech-jobs/

This new networking app is like Tinder but for finding your dream job
https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/shapr-networking-app-dream-job?fbclid=IwAR23XRqM9g8oKXitc3pI-AbC5fYFd4GRXHt3t6tqWIVL7eQCOxWPwu2LfL4

Upcoming Events:

Job Ready
Next Session Starts January 28th, 2019
To see if you qualify, contact: Manoela Curado at 250-6911 ext. 104 or jobready@cvims.org

Financial Literacy Workshop
with Sands & Associates,  Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Friday, February 1st
10 am – 12 pm
GT Hiring Solutions (WorkBC)
#101 – 155 Skinner St., Nanaimo
https://gthiringsolutions.ca/blog/event/financial-literacy-workshop-in-nanaimo/?instance_id=8

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

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 7th, 2019, 1:00-2:00 pm
February 21st, 2019, 1:00-2:00 pm
March 14th, 2019, 1:00-2:00 pm
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

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