#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

Workability – August 2017

 

 

 

Tell us about your business/organization

Our business is about passion more than profit. We started each business (The Pie Factory and 2nd Chance Thrift store) to be able to provide on-the-job work experience for individuals with mental illness and brain injury who enter our training program – Workability. But we are also serious about making profit, to support our programs and run our businesses effectively. We have already won New Business of the Year from the Parksville Chamber of Commerce and we are well followed on Facebook. Check us out at Facebook.com/workabilitypiefactory or Facebook.com/2ndchancethrift. Join us! You could be a part of growing this social enterprise to a whole new level!

How many employees do you have?

3 full-time and 15 part-time employees.

What do you look for in a new employee?

Someone interested in being part of a not for profit/social enterprise and start up business.

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

Tell us your story.

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

Yes two full time positions.

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

Send cover letter and resume to info@work-ability.ca

The Whole Show Restorations – July 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

We are a Preferred Restoration company that works with insurance companies to repair people’s homes and businesses after flood, fire,  and/or wind damage.

How many employees do you have?

30+

What do you look for in a new employee?

Skill and previous experience, ability to learn new things and leadership qualities.

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

Submit your current resume and be sure to include all areas of experience on your resume. “I have interviewed people who had experience but did not put it on their resume”. Be prepared to work as we are an emergency restoration company and a typical week can be more than 40 hours. Not always, but sometimes.

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

Yes. Available positions could include a skilled labourer, carpenter helper, content and cleaning and restoration technician.

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

Email – Info@twsrestorations.com

Jake’s Roofing – June 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

We are an established locally owned business with 21 years of servicing the mid island area. I tried to create the job I always wanted and that was to work for a company with benefits, proper training, company vehicle, adequate equipment and lots of work. We sponsor our workers for apprenticeship programs and encourage this as much as possible.

How many employees do you have?

At present we have 23 but this can increase at the height of the season.

What do you look for in a new employee?

We look for reliable, enthusiastic, team players who have some basic tools and transportation (drivers licence). Experience is always preferred but we are always willing to train the right candidate.

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

Phone the company, arrange a meeting and bring your resume. Be punctual for the interview; come prepared and ready to work.

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

Yes…all positions…Roofers and Labourers

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

Call the office to make an appointment, email us your resume and contact information or drop by our office with your resume (in theAM when the office opens is best).

Black & White Event Rentals – May 2017

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

We are a full service special event supplier on Vancouver Island. We take pride in our high level of customer service and going beyond every expectation a customer may have.

How many employees do you have?

We have 8 full time and 20 employees from May 1st to November 1st

What do you look for in a new employee?

An employee who can work with a team and take pride that he or she has met all his or her goals and the teams goals for the day.

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

Never stop asking the questions and never stop learning.

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

We will be hiring 6-8 new employees in our operations department to assist with all our special events both in the warehouse and on site.

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

Drop by 9 to 5 at the store, 1143 Franklin’s Gull Road, Parksville https://bwparty.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