Tag: Employment in Bermuda

Premier: Sun Life’s Plan A “Confidence Boost”

Premier: Sun Life’s Plan A “Confidence Boost”

Premier Michael Dunkley said he welcomed the news from Sun Life that it intends to expand jobs in Bermuda over the next few years, saying it has shown “incredible foresight”, and is a “confidence boost for Bermuda’s economy and workforce.” Sun Life Financial International announced plans to “accelerate expansion in its Bermuda operation”,... Read more of this article

Opinion Column: “Two Nuggets & Three Issues”

Opinion Column: “Two Nuggets & Three Issues”

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] If, as I wrote last week, Bermuda’s recession ends with GDP rising as much as 15% – 16%, and Bermuda gets back to providing 38,000 jobs with every currently unemployed Bermudian re-absorbed into the economy; then Bermuda will have resolved the first of three issues currently bedevilling Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess: Hiring 150 Employees

Hamilton Princess: Hiring 150 Employees

The Fairmont Hamilton Princess will host a career fair on December 29, saying that as part of their $90 million renovation project, they will be “hiring more than 150 new employees for the 2015 season.” To learn more about the positions available and the benefits of a career with The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, interested individuals are... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Explains Work Permit Policy Delay

Video: Minister Explains Work Permit Policy Delay

[Updated with video] Saying he was somewhat disappointed that the start of the new work permit policy is delayed, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said he is more concerned about getting this work permit policy right from the outset in order to ensure it assists business and benefits qualified Bermudians in the work place through job retention and... Read more of this article

“Bermudians Passed Over For Employment”

“Bermudians Passed Over For Employment”

[Updated with Minister's response] “Despite the parade of photo ops put out by the OBA, the issue of qualified, capable Bermudians being passed over for employment in favor of foreign workers continues to be too often experienced by Bermudians,” Shadow Minister for Labour Relations and Seniors Derrick Burgess said in a statement last night. Mr.... Read more of this article

BIU, Department Team Up To Help Job Seekers

BIU, Department Team Up To Help Job Seekers

On November 27th the Department of Workforce Development will base staff members at the BIU headquarters on Union Square from 9am until 1pm to register any interested Bermudian with the Bermuda Job Board website. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Job Board is a national employment database operated by the Department of Workforce Development. It... Read more of this article

Emergency Work Permits Following Gonzalo

Emergency Work Permits Following Gonzalo

[Updated with PLP comment] The Department of Immigration confirmed that, until October 21, businesses can apply for emergency temporary work permits if they are in need of added assistance with Hurricane Gonzalo restoration work. A Government spokesperson said, “Until October 21st businesses can apply for emergency temporary work permits post... Read more of this article

MP Commissiong On OBA’s 2000 Jobs Plan

MP Commissiong On OBA’s 2000 Jobs Plan

The OBA “breaking their promise to create 2000 jobs has real consequences for Bermudians and the OBA need to produce a jobs plan that is believable, attainable and will get results for Bermudians,” Shadow Workforce Development Minister Rolfe Commissiong said. Mr. Commissiong said, “The reform of Workforce Development which was started... Read more of this article

Watson.bm Job Site Introduces New Features

Watson.bm Job Site Introduces New Features

Watson.bm, a website launched in April 2014 aiming to make employment opportunities more accessible for those on the island, is continuing to refine its features and capabilities, aiding both employers and employees in helping to facilitate professional connections. A spokesperson for the online service said, “In response to public demand and... Read more of this article

New TV Channel Launched To Showcase Jobs

New TV Channel Launched To Showcase Jobs

The Department of Workforce Development and Bermuda Cablevision have revealed they are partnering to provide a television channel dedicated to showcasing available jobs in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “By simply going to Channel 87, job-seekers can view a scrolling display of all of the open jobs from the Bermuda Job Board on a dedicated television... Read more of this article


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