EightSix Blog

What is Candidate Sourcing for restaurants? Our Candidate Sourcing for restaurants service includes a digital advertising campaign launched for your jobs that results in a curated pool of pre-screened candidates provided to your hiring team, allowing you to focus solely on interviewing the best. Our process is simple and looks like this: Needs Assessment – We discuss… Read more »

  We’ve made some wonderful “friends with benefits” and industry associations since we launched back in 2010 and our friends at Tangoo rank with the best of them. Here’s what they are all about: Tangoo is a community-driven marketing company that empowers hospitality businesses to grow their online brands and customer relationships through locally relevant social media… Read more »

How employers can reduce interview no-shows at their business

  Reduce interview no-shows and spend more time improving your business You know what sucks? Interview no-shows. Not only do no-shows waste precious time for busy hiring managers but they also reflect very poorly on the job applicant who decided to skip the interview without letting the employer know. All in all, interview no-shows just… Read more »

EightSix Network launches Customer Service Industry Community Forum

Network gets new meaning with the launch of EightSix Network’s Community forum The service industry is unique – and so are the people who call it home. That’s why we are very excited to introduce to you EightSix Community, the place for Canada’s service industry to connect and network online. EightSix Community is a community forum… Read more »

6 Tips for your first Week as a SERVER

New Restaurant Server? Follow these tips. So, you just landed your first job as a restaurant server – congratulations! Working in the hospitality industry is a lot of fun and it can be very rewarding (plus, think of all that money you’re going to earn!). However, like most new jobs, your first week as a… Read more »

The Pawn Shop opens on Vancouver's Granville Entertainment District

Taco Tequila bar to hit Vancouver’s nightlife strip Set to open soon in place of former Granville Street bar Sip, The Pawn Shop is sure to be a hit with people looking for a damn good night out. Co-owner Raymond Staniscia tells us why – and how to apply to be a part of it – in another Industry’s… Read more »

Craigslist charging in BC ON QC

Classified site introduces pricing in big Canadian markets As of November 1, 2016, Craigslist, the popular online classified site based in San Francisco, is charging for job postings in additional markets in Canada. Toronto (and the GTA), British Columbia’s Victoria and Fraser Valley regions, and Montreal are now subject to job posting fees, joining Vancouver and the… Read more »

The Sportsbar Live opens at Vancouver's Rogers Arena

The Vancouver sports market will never be the same The SportsBar LIVE! at Rogers Arena, opening this winter, will provide Vancouver sports fans with a truly immersive fan experience. Here to tell us all about this state-of-the-art sports bar and how he got involved with it is Dave Whitworth, Director of Restaurants at Canucks Sports and… Read more »

Why Working in a Kitchen Rocks Part2

In Part 2 of Why Working in a Kitchen Rocks (read Part 1), we highlight more benefits to pursuing a culinary career. Friendship It is often said that going through a difficult situation can bring people closer. Working in close quarters in a hot, high-stress kitchen requires you to depend on those around you. Surviving… Read more »