British Columbia Facing a Unique Job Crisis

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The hospitality industry in Vancouver is suffering under a unique problem. Many business owners are having trouble finding workers. Businesses from small businesses to large chains (Ramada Hotel, GlobalNews.ca) are finding the new work force difficult to manage. The businesses that need seasonal workers are hardest hit. High hiring standards and a changing workforce have… Read more »

Hospitality Candidate Shortage in Quebec City

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Hospitality Candidate Shortage in Quebec City The last Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Quebec City closed it’s door the last week of December, 2019. The sudden closure surprised the 20 employees of the Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard location. There once were 14 KFC outlets in the area, but most closed last fall. This is disheartening to hospitality… Read more »

Restaurant Management – Do You Have What it Takes?

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With the new information coming out of restaurant.org one might think that it isn’t difficult to become a restaurant manager. 1 million+: Restaurant locations in the United States. 7 million: Restaurant industry employees. 6 million: New restaurant jobs created by the year 2027. 10%: Restaurant workforce as part of the overall U.S. workforce. 9 in… Read more »

How Does Bill 148 Effect Hospitality Management?

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The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, Bill 148, received Royal Assent in 2017. It’s provisions will become effective between 2018 – 2019. Some of these changes will involve extra paperwork for hospitality management. Others will cause serious disruptions in the hospitality industry, especially around holidays, or for seasonal tourist attractions. Bill 148 amends both the… Read more »

Hospitality Management: Immigration Problems in Job Hunting

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I was writing job hunting and career coaching topics for GeckoHospitality, an 18-year-old hospitality recruitment firm, and one of Forbes top recruiters, 2018. I was asked a question that is difficult to answer. What is the difference between job hunting in Canada and job hunting in the USA. The first difference is that a hospitality… Read more »