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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

Hamilton Princess Hires 200 People For Season

Hamilton Princess Hires 200 People For Season

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, a Fairmont managed hotel, today [May 21] announced that the hotel has “hired 200 employees, including 114 Bermudians to date for the 2015 tourism season.” “This significant number of appointments is largely due to the more than $90 million dollar renovation that is ongoing at the hotel,”... Read more of this article

Comprehensive Review: Workforce Development

Comprehensive Review: Workforce Development

“To empower Bermudians, provide a more coordinated service for job seekers, and improve efficiency and effectiveness” the Department of Workforce Development engaged the services of an independent management to “conduct a comprehensive review of its operations,” Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said today [May 20] in the... Read more of this article

ESC Limited Hires Five Young Bermudians

ESC Limited Hires Five Young Bermudians

ESC Limited has hired five young Bermudians over the past two years, including three in the last six months, with the company saying all of the new employees “excelling in their respective positions.” A spokesperson said, “For many years, ESC Limited managed with 10 employees, but as the company grew, the need for employees did too.... Read more of this article

New Job Opening: ICO Seeks Office Manager

New Job Opening: ICO Seeks Office Manager

The new Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] — which oversees Public Access to Information [PATI] requests — is searching for an Office Manager. The Office Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the ICO’s administrative and financial functions and organization, including coordinating the budget preparation, managing... Read more of this article

Home Affairs Minister: Illegal Worker Detained

Home Affairs Minister: Illegal Worker Detained

Based on information provided to MP Walton Brown and shared with Home Affairs Minister Fahy, an “illegal worker” has been detained, and the Minister said that “despite differences of opinion we may have, I am grateful that MP Brown acted and provided helpful information.” A statement from the Government said, “The Minister... Read more of this article

17 Students To Graduate: New England Institute

17 Students To Graduate: New England Institute

17 students will be graduating on May 3rd from the New England Institute of Technology [NEIT] thanks to a Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] signed between NEIT and the Department of Workforce Development. The students will be graduating in various courses – from Information Technology [Cyber Security] to Occupational Therapy Technology, to Auto Body,... Read more of this article

Five Newly Certified Major Appliance Technicians

Five Newly Certified Major Appliance Technicians

The next time your refrigerator breaks, there’ll be more trained technicians around to quickly get you up and running again as five individuals have recently graduated from an intense four-week training program at Fred’s Appliance Academy in Ohio to become certified Major Appliance Technicians. Jerome McNee, Robyn Smith Gibbons, Clifton Ross, Ian... Read more of this article

Column: Famous On Bermudian Employment

Column: Famous On Bermudian Employment

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] On Monday March 2, 2015 Tourism Minister Crockwell delivered The Hotels Concession [Pink Beach Hotel] Order 2015 [PDF]. Minister Crockwell stated, “Mr. Speaker, the developer plans to employ between 80 and 100 construction positions with the majority of these jobs being held by Bermudians. Pink Beach Hotel... Read more of this article

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