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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 »

Summer jobs have arrived on 86network.com

Great weather means great summer jobs on EightSix In much of the country, the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and Spring has finally arrived. Obviously, this can only mean one thing: patio season. And, what always goes hand-in-hand with patio season? Applying for summer jobs! For many of our incredible employers, the number of seats in their businesses… Read more »

Full Body Workout Tips to fit your schedule

  A great full body workout on a regular basis can be accomplished, even on a tight schedule The start of a new year often comes with a gleaming list of resolutions that you’re chalk full of motivation to tackle. And, if you’re like so many of us, at the top of that list is the resolution to… Read more »

Holiday Hairstyles for Women

Look stylish from the office to the office party during the holidays As women, transforming our beauty look from day to night is a challenge we face often, but even more so during the holiday season when after-work events and celebrations fill up our calendars. And if you’re like me, a busy schedule equates to… Read more »

Common Job Application Mistakes to avoid

Thanks to the abundance of sophisticated job-related web apps out there (*cough* 86network.com *cough*), applying to jobs in 2015 has never been easier. Unfortunately, errors in job applications are as common today as they have ever been. Below, we’ve gathered our list of common job application mistakes and some helpful tips to avoid them. Spelling and grammatical… Read more »

Serving Tips: The Goldilocks Zone of Service

#Rules2ServeBy: Being Attentive versus Invasive We’ve all been there: you sit down for a nice night out with your friends at your favourite restaurant or lounge and you leave feeling like you spent as much time with your server as you did the people you came with. Sure, you could order as soon as you… Read more »

#Rules2ServeBy: Drinks & Bills Serving tables can be challenging at times, especially when you’re being sat multiple tables at once during the rush. Generally speaking, customers are fairly understanding when the service takes a little longer than usual during the busiest time of the day (which is usually pretty obvious to anyone entering the restaurant)…. Read more »

Great interview outfits

When it comes to interviews, first impressions are key – and your interview outfits can paint a fabulous picture of who you are before even uttering a word. Now, what you wear won’t guarantee you success, but it definitely puts your best foot forward when meeting a potential employer. And, this is even more important in… Read more »

Us ladies know far too well that we go through a lot when it comes to our feet. Fashion is not particularly that favourable to comfort, and we usually give in. Six inch stilettos with blisters on the side? GIVE IT TO ME! Patent leather peep toe booties you’ll never wear again? LOVE IT! But… Read more »