Nanaimo Hotsheet – November 27 2018

Here’s this week’s Nanaimo Hotsheet:

Nanaimo Job Leads Newsletter – November 26 2018

Port Connect Networking Event – Tomorrow! Nov 28 at Port Of Nanaimo

Local News:

Are you ready to Connect for a new marine industry career? Port Connect brings industry and potential employees together Nov. 28

‘Dramatic undersupply’ of workers in Parksville Qualicum Beach: new labour report

Congratulations to Eastside Games for being Recognized by Deloitte’s Technology Fast Winners in 2018

Awards will recognize business excellence on Vancouver Island

Mid-island Business is Taking Off

New ICU to help people in Nanaimo access better health care

Council approves rezoning for 24-storey downtown Nanaimo high-rise

Nanaimo modular housing taking shape; some neighbours trying to halt work

Plan to revamp Nanaimo marina aims to create hub of activity

Vancouver Island job rate slightly worse than the provincial average


BC & Canada News:

Marine industry hiring 300 seafarers in Metro Vancouver

B.C. forestry’s bull-market ride could be over soon

$136M in transit funding coming to B.C.

B.C. teachers’ union sounds alarm over 400 available teaching spots

The list of Canada’s top 100 employers for 2019 released

LNG, pipeline star in B.C. economic outlook


Upcoming Events:

Self Employment Program
Information Sessions
November 29th @ 1pm
December 13th @ 1pm
Call 250-668-2737 or email for more information

Upskills for Work Workshop Series
Be confident and more job ready with these key skills:

  • Presentation – Monday, November 26th, 9:00-12:00
  • Teamwork – Tuesday, November 27th, 9:00-12:00
  • Time Management – Wednesday, November 28th, 9:00-12:00

GT Hiring Solutions
101-155 Skinner Street, Nanaimo

Port Connect
Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Port of Nanaimo Passenger Terminal 100 Port Dr.,

  • Explore career opportunities with key marine industry exhibitors on site
  • Meet representatives of Seaspan, BC Ferries, Island Ferries, Herold Engineering, Tetra Tech, Western Stevedoring, WCMRC, Helijet, RCMSAR27 Nanaimo, Canadian Coast Guard, Port of Nanaimo, Pacific Pilotage Authority and more.

Victoria Job Fair (Jobs Canada Fair)
December 4th, 2018
1:00PM – 3:00PM
Sandman Hotel
2852 Douglas St, Victoria, BC

Nanaimo Education & Career Fair
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Beban Park Social Centre

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

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