Successful Recruiting in a Tough Market Case Study: Piva Modern Italian


A well-planned strategy is key to successful recruiting New Westminster, BC, restaurant Piva Modern Italian’s 360 degree approach to recruiting resulted in hiring a talented opening team on time and on budget. It is well-documented in the media and throughout Canadian hospitality and tourism that many in the restaurant industry face an uphill climb when… Read more »

Piva Modern Italian Restaurant Brings Italy to New Westminster, BC

Piva Modern Italian Logo

GM Justin Syens discusses the “genuine and honest” new modern Italian restaurant concept, Piva Opening in November 2017 Downtown New Westminster, the highly-anticipated Piva Modern Italian promises a refined, Italian-focussed dining experience. In our latest Industry’s Finest feature, we sit down with General Manager Justin Syens to talk about the project and what guests – and potential employees – can… Read more »

Candidate Sourcing for Restaurants

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 »

How to Reduce Interview No-Shows

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 »

The Pawn Shop set to party on Vancouver’s Granville Street

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 »

The SportsBar LIVE! at Rogers Arena will WOW sports fans in Vancouver

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 »

5 Reasons to Get Excited about La Mezcaleria Gastown

La Mezcaleria Gastown Opening Soon

Opening soon and hiring now, La Mezcaleria Gastown is a highly anticipated new restaurant Yup, it’s true: Commercial Drive’s La Mezcaleria, one of Vancouver’s very best Mexican restaurants and cocktail lounges, is opening a second location in Gastown this Spring/Summer! With a focus on traditional Mexican dishes featuring local organic ingredients and ocean-friendly seafood, La Mezcaleria… Read more »

Canucks Sports & Entertainment leadership discusses new fan experience at Rogers Arena

Part Two of EightSix’s two-part Canucks Sports & Entertainment feature Canucks Sports and Entertainment’s new hospitality division is a game-changer for the company, promising improved food and beverage options, exceptional service, and, ultimately, the best fan experience. Here to discuss are Vice President of Hospitality, Jeff Stipec, and Director of Premium Operations, Todd Jeannotte. Canucks Sports and Entertainment… Read more »