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Hospital Welcomes Summer Student Applicants

Hospital Welcomes Summer Student Applicants

The Bermuda Hospitals Board said they welcome job applications from University and College students for the summer months. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is dedicated to ensuring the highest quality healthcare through service, education and leadership. Bermudian students who are already attending university or college are encouraged... Read more of this article

Apply For 2023 Summer Employment Programme

Apply For 2023 Summer Employment Programme

The Department of Workforce Development [DWD] is encouraging all interested college and university students to apply for the 2023 Summer Employment Programme [SEP]. Minister of Minister of Economy and Labour, Jason Hayward said, “Each year, the Summer Employment Programme provides dozens of young people with amazing opportunities to apply their education... Read more of this article

Work Permit Policy: Seeking & Changing Jobs

Work Permit Policy: Seeking & Changing Jobs

The Department of Immigration said they have “seen an increase in inquiries and work permit applications for work permit holders who have worked for their initial employer for less than two years.” A Government spokesperson said, “Clause 4.6 of the 2017 Work Permit Policy states that work permit holders can only change jobs in the... Read more of this article

Update On Restricted & Closed Job Categories

Update On Restricted & Closed Job Categories

The Ministry of Economy and Labour is advising the public of changes to the closed and restricted job categories, effective from January 1st, 2023, for five months. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Labour will extend the moratorium on new work permits issued for the following Closed job categories for five months, ending May 31st,... Read more of this article

Hospital Jobs Fair Attracts Over 300 People

Hospital Jobs Fair Attracts Over 300 People

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] hosted a successful Jobs Fair and speed interviewing event on Tuesday [Dec 20] at the Hamilton Seventh Day Adventist Church Hall. A spokesperson said, “The Jobs Fair ran all day from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and over 300 members of the community attended. Organised by BHB’s People Directorate [Human Resources], over the course... Read more of this article

2022 Fall Labour Force Survey Is Underway

2022 Fall Labour Force Survey Is Underway

Minister of Labour and Economy Jason Hayward advised that the Department of Statistics has launched the Fall 2022 Labour Force Survey, which is expected to conclude on February 28th 2023. A Government spokesperson said, “The purpose of a Labour Force Survey is to determine the size and characteristics of the labour force and the economically inactive... Read more of this article

Minimum Wage Bill Passes In House & Senate

Minimum Wage Bill Passes In House & Senate

The Employment [Minimum Hourly Wage Entitlement] Act 2022 has now passed in both the House of Assembly and the Senate, paving the way for a minimum wage in Bermuda. The Government previously advised that they intend implement a minimum wage rate of $16.40 in June 2023, which they noted will be one of the highest minimum wages in the world. The full... Read more of this article

Over 130 Attend Hospitality Recruitment Drive

Over 130 Attend Hospitality Recruitment Drive

More than 130 individuals attended the 2nd annual Hospitality Recruitment Drive yesterday [Dec 14] at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club, the Government said. A spokesperson said, “The event, which was a partnership with the Department of Workforce Development, Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and the Bermuda Hotel Association [BHA], showcased... Read more of this article

Hospitality Recruitment Drive Event On Dec 14

Hospitality Recruitment Drive Event On Dec 14

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is inviting the public to “open the door to a career in tourism” with a recruitment drive at the Hamilton Princess tomorrow [Dec 14]. In an email, the BTA said, “Open the door to a career in tourism at the Hospitality Recruitment Drive at Hamilton Princess on December 14. Hospitality Recruitment... Read more of this article

Column: Minimum Wage, Economy & More

Column: Minimum Wage, Economy & More

[Opinion column written by OBA’s Dwayne Robinson] From my experience, most Bermudians believe everyone deserves a wage or salary which allows them to afford necessities. But the debate I keep hearing is whether a minimum wage which hopefully scales into a liveable wage is the way to go, or will rebuilding the economy cause wages to rise due to organic... Read more of this article

BHB To Host Mini Job Fair On December 20

BHB To Host Mini Job Fair On December 20

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will be holding a Mini Jobs Fair on Tuesday, December 20. A spokesperson said, “Several entry-level positions are available and attendees may leave the fair with a job offer if they meet all the requirements. The fair will be held at the Hamilton 7th Day Adventist Youth Centre, King Street [next to the Fire Station]... Read more of this article

New Workforce Development Advisory Board

New Workforce Development Advisory Board

The Ministry of Economy and Labour intends to “establish a new Workforce Development Advisory Board that will carry out the critical leadership function of the Workforce Development Plan,” Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Dec 2] the Minister said, “The new Workforce Development... Read more of this article

Annual Hospitality Recruitment Drive On Dec 14

Annual Hospitality Recruitment Drive On Dec 14

“In keeping with Bermuda’s National Jobs Strategy and Youth Employment Strategy, we must continue to engage with our hospitality stakeholders to ensure that the employment of Bermudians remains a priority,” said the Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward in announcing that the 2nd Annual Hospitality Recruitment Drive will take place... Read more of this article