It’s Hiring Season
Looking for a job? For spring or summer? Part time or full time? Whatever it is you’re looking for, now is the time to apply! Summer is peak season for visitors and tourists coming into BC for vacation, which means employers in the hospitality and tourism industry are scrambling to fill up their positions, so start applying now to get first dibs on the jobs you want. Here are some tips and tools you can use to make your job seeking easier!
Know where to start first
When considering what type of jobs to apply for, think about what you love doing and what you’re good at. Do you love to ski, cook, travel or golf? Are you good with numbers or interacting with people? Do you want to work in a restaurant, a hotel or the great outdoors? Make a list of things you enjoy doing because BC’s tourism and hospitality industry offers many different opportunities in various areas. Not too sure what jobs are offered in the industry? Check out our Career Explorer for inspiration!
Now that you have discovered the jobs you are interested in, where can you find these jobs and start applying? Luckily, we have an extensive Job Board that provides you with an easy way to browse and apply for jobs in the tourism and hospitality industry! It’s easy to filter out the positions you are looking for or the company you want to work for. Currently, there are close to 800 jobs posted on there and it is updated with new jobs everyday. As you can see, there is a tremendous amount of opportunity and demand for employees in this industry, so start searching and find what’s out there!
You found the job you’ve been looking for, now it’s time to personalize your resume. Tailor your objective and work/volunteer experience to your desired position. It’s about knowing the job description you are applying for and what transferable skills you have obtained in your past experiences that you can offer for your future job. Want to learn more tips like this on building a great resume along with some cover letter and interview tips? Click here to learn more!