The good, the bad and the smelly in 20 minutes Losing good people because of a not-so-great staff housing policy? We can help! In this quick 20-minute webinar, Mobilize Jobs founder Benjamin Guth goes over 5 ways you can improve your staff housing policy and retain more people. Opt-in To Watch Webinar Video Now > […]
Fall leaves, snow and hot chocolate might seem far away, but summer is the hottest time to staff up for fall and winter. Planning ahead and getting people in place now means you won’t end up scrambling when your summer staff head back to school in September.
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.
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 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 […]
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. In the last six months we placed over 200 Mobilize workers throughout Canada, at 20 member properties in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Yukon. Since launching in 2014, the program has placed more than 350 young Canadians across the country, with great feedback from member properties.