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Are free job boards really free? A common misconception is that recruiting online using free job boards is just that: free. Unfortunately, in many cases, this can be far from the truth. Just consider the following: The time spent posting, receiving, sorting, & reviewing emailed resumes The actual number of applications you have time to review… Read more »

Meet Steven Bertrand, a blogger, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur based in Victoria, BC. Steven has been motivating people to get the most out of life for years via his blog and has recently launched his own accessibility consultancy, offering hospitality businesses (and others) the opportunity to improve their customer experience to those with mobility challenges. … Read more »

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 »

Part One of EightSix’s two-part Canucks Sports & Entertainment feature Canucks Sports and Entertainment’s new Executive Chef, Robert Bartley, just made the big move from Toronto to Vancouver to take the reigns on CSE’s new culinary program. A huge hockey fan and former Executive Chef of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment who “bleeds blue” (but… Read more »

Never one to shy away from any culinary challenge (or interview request), Regional Chef Kevin Wall oversees culinary operations for JOEY Restaurants in Calgary, Alberta. A former restaurant owner himself, Chef Wall’s passion for food has fuelled him from humble beginnings looking to impress girls with his kitchen skills to being recently crowned BC’s Top Chef… Read more »

From washing dishes to running one of Vancouver’s busiest kitchens, Chef Mike Hodges knows a thing or two about the many opportunities that Earls Restaurants has to offer. Now, as Earls Hornby’s Kitchen Leader, Mike is not only responsible for making sure that every guest leaves with a smile on their face, but also for… Read more »

Meet Sebastien Le Goff, Director of Service and Sommelier for Cactus Club Cafe. Highly decorated as a sommelier and a veteran of some of the top rooms in Vancouver, including Lumiere and Feenies, CinCin, and Uva Wine Bar and Cibo Trattoria, Sebastien has also worked internationally, most recently as General Manager for db bistro moderne… Read more »

Celebrity chef, acclaimed author, and Vancouver Sun columnist Karen Barnaby is at a crossroads in her culinary career. After seventeen years as Executive Chef of Vancouver’s Fish House in Stanley Park, Chef Karen Barnaby is excited to be moving into a new corporate role. Under the umbrella of Gordon Food Service, she has moved into the… Read more »