Barbados Employment

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New Digital Observatory could bring more jobs to Caribbean countries

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — The recent launch of a Digital Development Observatory (DDO) could potentially lead to more jobs in the Caribbean, opined the chief executive of a regional recruitment firm. Joseph Boll, CEO, Caribbean Employment Services Inc., has consistently supported more digital development in the region, suggesting that it could help make recruitment more efficient…
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Is remote work untapped in the Caribbean?

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Remote work in the Caribbean may be underutilized, as many employers, organizations and jobseekers continue to conduct business in-person for the most part. [caption id="attachment_7210" align="alignleft" width="433"] Not many Caribbean companies have embraced the digital marketplace. (Canva photo)[/caption] While many companies shifted to remote models during the pandemic, Caribbean businesses have largely…
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Caribbean Employment’s Top 3 Soft Skills To Include On Your Resume

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — The skills gap in the Caribbean has presented a consistent challenge for employability, as noted by organizations such as the University of the West Indies (UWI), the World Bank, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and several others. [caption id="attachment_7197" align="alignright" width="418"] (Photo by Andrew Lozovyi on Deposit Photos)[/caption] While technical and vocational…
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Tourism accelerator programme aims to upskill, employ young Caribbean professionals

Programme offers free upskilling for Caribbean professionals, promises job opportunities upon completion BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — The 2024 edition of an innovative accelerator programme is gearing up to welcome a new cohort of young Caribbean professionals into the tourism industry. The Caribbean Tourism Career Accelerator and Remote Career Internship programme presents a unique opportunity for young…
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