Good Day Everyone, I wanted to take an opportunity to update our entire Mobilize extended family on the state of the program and the actions we at HQ are taking to ensure the health and safety of all our program participants. First and foremost, a big thank you to all of you for your calls, […]
EMPLOYER WEBINAR: Domestic staffing and the TFW program: 2020 changes that impact Canadian hospitality & tourism
On-Demand Webinar for Employers How will the new TFW federal regulations impact you? Are you ready for the evolving role technology and automation play in staff recruitment? What other options exist for local/foreign recruitment? 2020 will be a challenging year for property owners, especially those with fewer than 100 rooms and/or operating in rural, resort-focused […]
NEWS RELEASE: New scholarships, incredible experiences – and a 12th season for Mobilize Jobs!
2 new scholarships. 1,800+ workers. 70 properties. 2 countries. Mobilize Jobs, a unique work and travel staffing program that places youth (and the young at heart) in seasonal hospitality and tourism jobs across Canada and the US, has just launched a new scholarship program. Starting today, the company is offering two annual scholarships to help […]
NEWS RELEASE: 1,600+ millennial workers Mobilized over 10 seasonal launches to cover worker shortages since 2015
Mobilize Jobs is just wrapping its 10th seasonal launch of motivated workers to tourism and hospitality businesses across Canada and the United States, with the 11th season deploying this May and June for the busy summer. Most of the 1,600+ workers that Mobilize Jobs has deployed across the country since its first seasonal launch back […]
Why was Mobilize created?
With the 2014 changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, employers in the low-skill/low-wage categories got cut off from international employees. Previous to the changes, we were the largest ethical foreign recruitment agency in Canada, deploying over a thousand individuals each year. After consultations with government and industry leaders on the reasons for the changes, […]
EMPLOYER WEBINAR VIDEO: Prep for 2019 Summer Labour Shortages with Continuing Low Unemployment
New On-Demand Webinar for Employers For 2019, we expect an even greater labour shortage across Canada – especially in remote and/or resort-focused regions. This combined with the customer service challenges of the usual high summer rush leaves employers like yourself short staffed in your busiest season. Plus, we’ll continue to face TFW challenges that will […]
Employment Centres, we want you! Learn how to cut regional red tape to connect job seekers with employers.
Find out how a cross-Canada program can help you match young job seekers with tourism and hospitality employers. Here’s a common scenario: you’ve got job seekers in your area, but no jobs. Elsewhere in Canada, there are plenty of openings – but no candidates to fill them. How do you bring the two together, filling […]
What employers need to know about new Paid Emergency Leave (PEL) regulations in Ontario
The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (formerly known as Bill 148) is now a reality for employers in Ontario, effective January 1, 2018. A part of the Act encompasses new Personal Emergency Leave (PEL) regulations. This part of the Act is extremely comprehensive so we’ve compiled this blog post to help share the information with other seasonal and tourism/hospitality employers.
TIAO Tourism Issues Forum | Benjamin Guth speaking on February 22, 2018
Mobilize founder and CEO, Benjamin Guth, will be speaking at the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) Tourism Issues Forum on February 22, 2018. The topic will be “Understanding Bill 148: Beyond the Minimum Wage Increase.”
EMPLOYER WEBINAR VIDEO: New Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act for Ontario
New Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act – What Seasonal Tourism & Hospitality Employers Need to Know – The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (formerly known as Bill 148) is now in effect, and the changes have a direct impact on your business. Instead of wading through all the confusing legal language or worrying about misleading […]