#110 - 198 East Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3      Tel. 250.248.3205   Fax. 250.248.4154

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Employer of the month

Bluenose Detailing – September 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?

We can meet most of your automotive needs, from sales to finance, as well as service, repair and detailing. Bluenose has a very good reputation for company sales, service and detailing in the small community of Parksville, upholding the values of quality and client satisfaction.

 

What does being an inclusive employer mean to you and how has it benefited your business?

There have been many benefits of hiring inclusively. For example it creates a good team culture. Our new employee is working out very well and has been with us for over 10 months.

 

How many employees do you have?

5 full-time employees.

 

What do you look for in a new employee?

A person with a well prepared resume that demonstrates reliability, a good work ethic, good listening habits, and is willing to learn new skills/duties.

 

What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?

We are always looking for people interested in automotive industry and are detail oriented.

 

Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?

In the spring time our detailing department is most active, so we may be hiring for a Detailer then.

 

What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?

Bring a detailed resume in person and be prepared for a personal interview.

Qualicum Beach Pharmasave – August 2019

Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?

We are an independently owned and operated store with a friendly team oriented staff. We offer Competitive Wages, Medical/Dental Benefits, Store Benefits, Training, Staff Events and a terrific working environment with great operating hours.

How many employees do you have?

Approximately 40 people

What do you look for in a new employee?

We like to hire people who have a good attitude and are team players. They must have a great work ethic, be dependable, and be personable. Though someone with experience is an asset, skills can be taught.

What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?

Come knowing some history about our store, our store hours and what we sell.


Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?

Yes, we are always evolving and have some staff who are retiring.

Photo Lab Assistant, Cosmeticians, Cashiers, Merchandisers, Pharmacy Tech, Ideal Protein Coach

What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?

Bring us a resume in person, show us you care!

Lordco Warehouse – July 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?

Lordco is an owned and operated family-run business that began in 1974 with one small store. We provide excellent benefits for our full time employees, as well as offer lots of entry level positions and specially trained positions that are available throughout BC.

 

What does being an inclusive employer mean to you and how has it benefited your business?

Helping people rejoin the work force is rewarding and obtainable. We have found that some people require extra help to get back into the work force. Once they have the chance to prove themselves it is a win/win for everybody.

 

How many employees do you have?

We currently have 29 employees here at the warehouse. Lordco employs close to 2000 staff throughout the province.

 

What do you look for in a new employee?

Willing to be reliable with attendance and put in a good effort every shift.

 

What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?

Have a simple, organized resume and present yourself in a positive manner.

 

Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?

Yes, we are hiring regularly. All our positions here at the distribution centre are general warehouse labourers. Our retail stores hire for many different positions.

 

What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?

Drop by with your resume, or apply on line at www.lordco.com

 

 

 

 

 

Qualicum Beach Inn (Kingsbridge Management Ltd.) – June 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?

Kingsbridge Management Ltd. is a Boutique luxury hotel management company whose passion runs deep! Kingsbridge Management will design an innovative and unique approach to business building based on the needs of our partners. Whether that is building your brand from the outset or adjusting the strategy of an existing accommodation, we have the right hotel management services, strategies’ and people in place to accelerate your growth. We are excited to have recently added the Qualicum Beach Inn to our portfolio.

The Qualicum Beach Inn is a world class Oceanside property dedicated to providing exceptional guest experiences. The Inn underwent an extensive renovation in 2015 and now offers guests 32 stylishly updated rooms, most of which are facing the ocean.  We also offer great food in a casual dining experience at the CView Restaurant, a full service restaurant which has a beautiful patio open during the summer months.

How many employees do you have?

As of May 2019, the Qualicum Beach Inn employs 58 associates and we are growing every day! Kingsbridge Management Corporate office consists of 8 corporate leaders.

What do you look for in a new employee?

A great can do and solution oriented attitude first and foremost! Skill sets, educational requirements and experience vary for each role, but the common denominator is candidates who are passionate about making a meaningful contribution in their work. We seek candidates who are willing to go above and beyond in assisting fellow team members and those who genuinely want to make a lasting impression on our guests and who are not afraid of hard work.

What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?

The hospitality industry can be a great fit for students looking for work during the summer months and it can also lead to meaningful, lifelong careers for those passionate about the industry. We would encourage candidates to be open to new learning opportunities and experiences. Show up with a positive attitude and appreciate the fact that if successful, you can work in one of the most beautiful locations on Vancouver Island. There are many lifelong skills that can be acquired through working in the hospitality industry that would serve a candidate well beyond their time with the Qualicum Beach Inn.

Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?

Yes, with high season right around the corner, we are currently recruiting for hostesses, servers, room attendants, a Restaurant Manager and an Executive Chef.

What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?

Visit our website at: kingsbridgemanagement.com or send your resume to our Corporate Human Resources Coordinator, Laeticia Haynes at: LHaynes@kingsbridgemanagement.com

Career Centre

#110-198 East Island Hwy,
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Fax. 250.248.4154

Hours
Mon-Tues 8:30am-4:30pm
Wed 8:30am-6:30pm
Thurs-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

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#110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm