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Long Hoh Enterprises Canada Ltd- September 2022


Long Hoh


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

We began building our sawmill in 1995 and started production in 1998. We have never stopped growing. We offer sustainable and renewable building materials from responsibly managed forests.

How many employees do you have?

We are now 70+ employees who mostly belong to the Public and Private Workers of Canada Local 8 union.

What do you look for in a new employee?

Engagement. Engagement is the extent to which people enjoy and believe in what they do, and feel valued for doing it.

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

As a team member, your participation in the growth and reshaping of company policies as we grow, is very important to us. We want our culture of long-term commitment and innovation to thrive.

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

In 2021 we started planning for increased production capacity and have already begun pre-construction. In this next year we anticipate significant hiring and training for all sawmill production positions as well as trades people. We promote and train from within but will always need qualified HR, IT and Accounting personnel.

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

By email. Please send a resume and cover letter to:   hr@longhoh.com




For summer 2022, we are featuring BC’s Tourism Industry rather than one employer!   BC’s Tourism industry is a substantial economic driver for the province with communities in every corner of the province being impacted by the travel habits and experiences of visitors.

If you are considering working in the tourism industry, here’s a short quiz on some tourism employment information you may be interested to know! 

Send in your answers by August 31 2022  and you will automatically be entered to win a draw for a $50 Gas Gift Card!

Please note: One entry per person. Odds of winning dependent on the number of entries received. Answers will be provided in September.

Good luck and have fun!

1. What % of all jobs in the BC Tourism industry were FULL TIME in 2021?
a) 21%
b) 46%
c) 62%

2. What % of all jobs in the BC Tourism industry were PERMANENT in 2021?
a) 46%
b) 62%
c) 70%

3. What was the average wage (including Tips and commissions) of a Tourism job in BC in 2021?
a) $18.57
b) $21.45
c) $24.00

4. Which of the following was a “back in the day” accommodation provider in the Parksville/Qualicum Beach Region?
a) The Rod & Gun Hotel
b) Crump Hotel
c) Qualicum Beach Hotel
d) The Sunset Inn
e) Craig’s On The Sea Auto Camp
f) Island Hall Resort
g) St Andews Lodge
h) All of the above

Don’t forget to submit your answers in order for your chance to win the gift card and have a fabulous summer!


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

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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