December 14, 2018
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The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS), formerly The National Employment Bureau, is urgently seeking individuals for employment in Canadian hotels. According to Judith Branch, Placement and Counselling Officer at the Bureau, the BECCS is seeking to create a shortlist of suitable persons, who must have at least one year’s previous experience working in the hotel industry in the...
Barbados now has a new tool to support human resource management and development and enhance the island’s competitiveness. Dubbed the Barbados Standard Occupational Classification (BARSOC), it was recently revised as one of the initiatives under the Barbados Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategy, a programme financed principally through a grant provided by the European Union (EU). Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations,...
Members of the public are invited to register on the ideas4barbados forum, which is now live at https://labour.gov.bb/ideas4barbados. During her presentation of the Mini-Budget last month, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley stated that Barbadians would be allowed to play their part in the rebuilding of the country. Subsequently, persons were encouraged to submit suggestions on how to improve Barbados by emailing [email protected] Network administrator at...
The Employers Survey, the findings of which were released recently, will aid Barbados in its quest to effectively anticipate skills needs. Labour Minister, Colin Jordan, pointed this out yesterday as he addressed a brief ceremony prior to the presentation of findings on the survey that was conducted in conjunction with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Skills For The Future Program...
While Labour Minister, Colin Jordan is praising the level of involvement of private and non-governmental organisations in facilitating the work of Government, he wants to see them sitting at the table of the Social Partnership. He alluded to this on Wednesday, while addressing a conference on Leadership and Influencing Change, held at Bagatelle Great House, St. Thomas, by the Pinelands Creative...
With the Social Partnership meeting yesterday and set to meet again this Friday, Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations Colin Jordan says the Social Justice Committee could soon be established. Jordan was speaking to the DAILY NATION before the start of the first meeting of Cabinet this morning when he made the announcement. “You know we have some issues to...