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Workforce Development Dept. Success Stories

Workforce Development Dept. Success Stories

Prior to her job as an HR Administrative Assistant at the Department of Education, Ms Janae Armstrong was an unemployed mother of four, challenged to stay positive about her chances of finding a job and creating a better life for her children, and said finding her job is a “true blessing” to her, and she encourages all “unemployed,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Students Invited To PwC Reception

Bermuda Students Invited To PwC Reception

PwC Bermuda is hosting a careers reception for students on Wednesday, July 22 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. “PwC is celebrating being ranked the world’s second most attractive employer for business students in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking – second only to Google,” the company... Read more of this article

Decision To Reduce Officers Is “Heartbreaking”

Decision To Reduce Officers Is “Heartbreaking”

“The news of the decision not to renew ten contracts of serving members of the Bermuda Police Service was nothing short of heartbreaking,” Chairman of the Bermuda Police Association Sergeant Raoul Ming said, adding that the BPA “remain committed to policing and statistics show that we are focused on combating the effects of guns,... Read more of this article

Budget: BPS To Be Reduced By Ten Officers

Budget: BPS To Be Reduced By Ten Officers

[Updated] The BPS has been considering “options to reach the Government’s three-year budget reduction targets” and ten police officers’ contracts will be allowed to expire, Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said, adding that “reducing the number of police officers has only been considered as a last resort and this has been... Read more of this article

Immigration Matters: $30,000 In Penalties Issued

Immigration Matters: $30,000 In Penalties Issued

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said that the Chief Immigration Officer has issued four civil penalties: $5,000 to Chopsticks as an employer, $5000 to Chopsticks’ employee Imelda Mon, $15,000 for two violations by Pedro Arruda a former employee of Hasco Construction, and $5,000 to David King Sr., an independent contractor at Manor House. Speaking... Read more of this article

Interns Learn Business Of Attracting Business

Interns Learn Business Of Attracting Business

Two Bermudian summer interns are getting an inside look at the work being done by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] to bring more business to the Island. Zharia Rollins and Jazmine Outerbridge are spending 10 weeks at the BDA, where they’re enjoying an immersion in multi-sector business development, marketing, public relations, accounting,... Read more of this article

Unemployment 9%, Median Earnings $63,897

Unemployment 9%, Median Earnings $63,897

According to the Labour Market Indicators report released today, in 2014 the unemployment rate was 9% while the median annual gross earnings were $63,897. The Department of Statistics said, “This publication presents key indicators on the labour market such as jobholder’s median age, average weekly hours worked and median annual gross earnings... Read more of this article

Column: Thriving Middle Class,Thriving Economy

Column: Thriving Middle Class,Thriving Economy

[Opinion column written by BPSU President Jason Hayward] A thriving middle class generally translates into a thriving economy as the middle class forms a significant portion of both a country’s consumer base and its level of productivity. The Center for American Progress highlights the importance of a strong middle class as it:promotes the development... Read more of this article

Total Filled Jobs In Bermuda Decreased By 802

Total Filled Jobs In Bermuda Decreased By 802

[Updated] The Department of Statistics released the 2015 edition of the Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs, which highlights the main findings of the 2014 Annual Employment Survey. The report said, “The Bermuda job market continued its downward trend in 2014 as total filled jobs fell by 802 or 2%. There were 34,277 jobs counted in 2013 compared... Read more of this article

Ministry: Lower Unemployment Figures In Trades

Ministry: Lower Unemployment Figures In Trades

During yesterday’s [May 20] Senate proceedings the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy responded to a number of questions posed by Opposition Senator Diallo Rabain relating to work permits, unemployment and certification of tradesmen in Bermuda. In a statement today, the Government said, “One of the questions asked by Sen. Rabain was regarding... Read more of this article

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