APRIL 2019

Ensure Your New Hires Show Up to Work on the First Day with These Engagement Tactics

How do you encourage your top new recruits to retain their level of excitement following a job offer? Engaging your employees before day one will go a long way to reducing your voluntary turnover. If there is little to no communication between your company and your new recruit, it’s very possible their enthusiasm will start to dwindle and disappear altogether.



How Do Local Employers Engage Their New Hires?

Pre-employment engagement seems to be on the minds and the early planning stages for tourism employers around the province. We spoke with several employers who were happy to share a few of their current activities.

Get Inspired by These Ideas

“BC Tourism is Hiring!” Campaign Results

Between Feb. 11 and March 17, go2HR secured a total of 243 spots on Global and BC1 to promote that “BC Tourism is Hiring!” In addition, we ran digital ads on Google, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram to amplify this campaign. How did we do?

See the Results


Young Worker Safety Webbook for Supervisors

As you prepare to welcome new workers for the season, it is a good time to revisit your orientation practices for them. Considering that over a third of the workforce in the tourism industry consists of young workers, it is highly likely that a big proportion of your seasonal workers will be young too. This online resource has some excellent tips for supervisors on how they should handle young worker training to ensure they are safe in what is probably their first job.

Download the Webbook Here

Monitoring Cannabis Use without Compromising Service

go2HR sponsored a packed session at the BC Hospitality Summit in Kelowna on April 9, 2019. Lorne Folick of Dolden Folick Wallace LLP and Tim Ellison from the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts educated and entertained the audience by addressing a variety of scenarios around the legalization of recreation use cannabis. Here are a few articles and resources on this topic.

10 Requirements for an Effective Responsible Beverage Service Program

Common myths about alcohol

Tips for Spotting Cannabis Use





Upcoming SuperHost Foundations of Service Quality Classroom Training

Add your event(s) to the go2HR calendar! If you have a hiring fair, conference, workshop, or other event that would be of interest to the industry or job seekers, submit it for consideration and we will post it on our website and promote it on our channels .

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