At Mobilize, the entire HQ team has been so focused on moving forward and preparing for the next launch (in this case, summer 2017) that we haven’t had time to take a breather and look back on the our last season – Launch 6 from September 2016 to April 2017. We’d like to take this […]
After seeing Mobilize help with a staffing shortage at a neighbouring business, Bill Karas, owner of Glacier Mountain Lodge in Blue River, BC tried the program at his own hotel – with very successful results. The program’s structure, with the flexibility of seasonal deployment cycles, is ideal for their operation. “We can plan to have staff when we need them most,” says Karas. “And the calibre of that staff is great. The Mobilize workers were better than the people we would have found on our own.”
The Best Western Valemount struggled to stay operational due to severe staffing shortages – they simply couldn’t attract enough people to meet demand. The result was too few people working too many hours, which led to overworked, burned-out employees. Christine Latimer, the General Manager, turned to Mobilize to see if they could help meet the hotel’s labour challenges.
Intrigued by Mobilize? Thinking about applying but unsure about the program? Mobilize is more than just finding a job, it’s about creating a family of friends and a chapter of great memories. Here’s what some of our Mobilizers are saying about the program, our support system and their experiences during deployed work adventures. Watch our […]
In response to the critical labour shortages facing many of Ontario’s key sectors, OTEC, in partnership with Mobilize Jobs and the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association (ORHMA), has announced an innovative youth-targeted employment model called the ALiGN Network. Recently launched, the initiative has brought together industry partners from across the province to develop a psychometric-based talent-to-role fit assessment and job-matching model designed, initially, for the hospitality and tourism industry.
Mobilize Jobs is currently hiring adventurous Canadians who want the opportunity to work in a hotel or resort for the ultimate work and travel program across Canada. Successful applicants will be traveling for summer jobs that are six-month placements. Job placements start in May. These are full-time roles working for the Mobilize team in dozens […]
Mobilize est en pleine croissance! Les employeurs constatent les nombreux avantages de notre modèle d’affaires axé sur les emplois saisonniers. Ce modèle fait en sorte que de plus en plus de postes sont pourvus par de jeunes Canadiens dans des entreprises partout au pays, contribuant ainsi à réduire la pénurie de main-d’œuvre à laquelle l’industrie […]
Mobilize is growing! Employers are experiencing all the benefits of our seasonal staffing model, and we’re placing more and more young Canadians in businesses across the country to meet shortages in industries that have traditionally faced big staffing challenges. If you aren’t familiar with Mobilize, it’s a new staffing model that works on a rotational […]
Chad Gulevich, owner/operator of two hotels and partnered in a third in western Canada, talks about his five seasonal deployments with Mobilize Jobs, including two very busy, high-season summers. Good people are hard to find Gulevich and his team traditionally spent a lot of time recruiting from eastern Canada and internationally; due to their remote […]
This year, Canada’s 150th birthday will bring a major spike in summer tourism. Plus, we’re facing even more changes to the TFWP. Are you ready for a year that’s set to break every record? Tourism and hospitality operations across the country will be competing for the same small pool of available labour – and as […]