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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 »

Why Working in a Kitchen Rocks

Working in a professional kitchen is one of the best jobs any young person can have. Period. There are very few jobs (readily available to young people) that can better teach the essential life skills that are acquired while cooking in a restaurant or hotel kitchen. In Part 1 of Why Working in a Kitchen Rocks, we look at… Read more »

Tips on Saving Tips for Big Spenders

Saving tips can almost be as fun as spending them (really!) Servers and bartenders always have cash in hand. Once they complete their shifts and do their cash out, they often leave work with money in their pockets. Funny thing is, by the time some get home each night (or early morning), very little is left. Where… Read more »

Recruitment 101: How to Sell your Workplace To Job Candidates

Selling your workplace to job seekers is the basis of any solid recruitment strategy Seriously, think about it: Why would someone want to work for your company? As an employer, you may think you have the best workplace in the world and that it’s a no-brainer that every job seeker in the city should be clamouring to work with… Read more »

86network Customer Service Jobs in Canada

With Summer just around the corner, 86network.com got some work done   If you have been part of the EightSix community for a while now, you may have noticed that we’re sporting a new, updated look. When we launched our new platform in May 2015, we were so inundated with making sure that things actually worked that our… Read more »