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Networking for Employers

Here’s a list of organizations in the Victoria area that offer a place for employers and business owners to get together and discuss topics as diverse as human resources issues to workplace safety:

  • Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce – The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce has as its mission “To be a progressive, inclusive and dynamic community leader, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce is a supportive resource for business people who wish to learn, grow and create a stronger business and a more robust and sustainable community while respecting people, planet and profit”
  • Business Victoria -“Business Victoria provides one-stop shop for business assistance to the local community.”
  • Small Business BC – “Small Business BC is British Columbia’s premiere resource centre for knowledge-based business products and services.”
  • Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) – “The Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) is the conduit that connects people, knowledge and resources to grow a successful technology sector in Greater Victoria.”
  • Downtown Victoria Business Association – “To be a proactive champion for Victoria’s downtown business community, promoting sustainable economic vitality through direct action and advocacy.”
  • The Alternative Board (TAB) – interesting alternative to ‘traditional’ business organizations – “The Alternative Board is a membership organization of business owners and CEOs who meet monthly in confidential board meetings to assist each other in transforming their businesses”
  • The BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association – “The BCRFA is the largest and most progressive industry organization in British Columbia. We are a collective group of restaurant professionals devoted to the sole purpose of creating the most favourable business environment for our members.”
  • Tourism Victoria – “Tourism Victoria is the official not-for-profit destination marketing organization that works in partnership with over 750 business members and municipalities in the Greater Victoria area and surrounding communities in British Columbia, Canada.”

2 Responses to “Networking for Employers”

  1. Wow,
    Very impressive amount of work on behalf of Victoria Job Seekers. Thank you so much.
    I am an employment counsellor in Victoria and I also offer Victoria Jobs – My Weekly Picks every Friday on my Website under Employment Resources. This has certainly increased my web traffic. I publish a bi-monthly Newsletter also with resources, sites, workshops, etc.
    Do you have a more personal bio to look at. It would be wonderful to collaborate sometime.
    Marilyn Henigman
    SearchWise

    • says:

      Thanks for the comment Marilyn – I actually refer to your company on this page http://yyjworks.com/employer-resources/headhunters-and-other-recruitment-agencies/. I must admit that at the moment I am not being very active about upkeep on the site but simply enjoying a few weeks vacation after the end of the semester. If you’d like to know more about me check out my blog susaninsweden.blogspot.se . I will get in touch with you personally later in the summer to talk about possible collaboration – I agree that working together could be great for Victoria jobseekers. Susan

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