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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

Government: 79 People Taking Early Retirement

Government: 79 People Taking Early Retirement

The 2015/16 Budget highlighted an early retirement eligibility plan for Government employees aged between 55 and 64 years, and today [April 9] the Cabinet Office said that 79 people will have taken early retirement by June 30, 2015, and “Government foresees some $6.2 million in savings from salaries.” The full statement from the Cabinet... Read more of this article

Opinion: Senator Ball On Job-Seekers Skills

Opinion: Senator Ball On Job-Seekers Skills

[Opinion column written by OBA Senator Vic Ball] Bermuda was once the envy of the world with our over-employment. It was not uncommon for a worker to be able to walk off one job in the morning and get another job in the afternoon. Some of us had two or three jobs at a time. However, Bermuda is suffering from an economic crisis. It was caused by a combination... Read more of this article

Minister Outlines Job Makers Act Amendments

Minister Outlines Job Makers Act Amendments

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said that the process for applications for concessions under the Incentive for Job Makers Act, will now “require that employers formally notify all current employees of their intent to make such applications.” Speaking in the Senate on Wednesday [Mar 25], Minister Fahy said, “Under the Incentive... Read more of this article

Minister Hails Bermuda Motors Apprenticeship

Minister Hails Bermuda Motors Apprenticeship

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy has hailed the partnership between Bermuda Motors and the National Training Board [NTB] in securing the employment of two Bermudian apprentice mechanics. Tyree Armstrong, 22 and Jabari Hollis, 20, have been recently employed by Bermuda Motors. Both former Berkeley Institute graduates, Mr. Armstrong and Mr. Hollis... Read more of this article

Weeks: Social Worker Job Losses Is Concerning

Weeks: Social Worker Job Losses Is Concerning

[Updated] “The news surrounding job losses by social workers is deeply concerning and reinforces the belief among countless Bermudians, that the OBA is taking Bermuda in the wrong direction,” said Shadow Minister of Youth, Sports, Community & Culture Michael Weeks. Mr Weeks added, “Under the OBA, Bermudian job losses have risen... Read more of this article

Coral Beach Club “Looking For 30 New Staff”

Coral Beach Club “Looking For 30 New Staff”

Coral Beach & Tennis Club said they are looking for 30 new staff members, and will be holding a job fair on Wednesday March 25th from 4pm – 8pm. General Manager Nik Bhola said, “Coral Beach & Tennis Club is looking for 30 new staff members!  With that we thought it would be a great idea to host a job fair and invite prospective employees... Read more of this article

Premier: Public Service Bursary Award Scheme

Premier: Public Service Bursary Award Scheme

The Government “committed to continue the Public Service Bursary Award Scheme in the 2015/16 fiscal year” which awards scholarships  to Bermudians pursuing post-secondary academic qualifications in a discipline, Premier Michael Dunkley said. “The Bermuda Government is a very unique employer offering career opportunities in a vast... Read more of this article

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