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Formal jobs are improving in the Caribbean

Sustained efforts needed to maintain momentum of job growth BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — A troubling trend that began during the COVID-19 pandemic has begun to right itself, according to the latest economic outlook report published by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The informal job sector refers to jobs that are not regulated, and whose workers are…
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World Bank loan could mean more jobs in Barbados

$100 million investment will go towards sustainable development opportunities BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — There could be a wealth of new blue and green economy jobs in Barbados in the near future thanks to a new World Bank loan. Just this month, the World Bank provided USD $100 million (over BBD $200 million) in financing to support…
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Major Canadian employer recruiting in Barbados

Advisory firm seeks to fill roles in Barbados BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Continuing with a recent trend of foreign employers recruiting within the region, a major Canadian advisory firm is seeking to hire for two upstanding roles in Barbados. Kingsdale Advisors, founded in 2003, is based in Toronto, Ontario. However, Barbadian residents now have a unique…
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New exec. encourages Barbadians to join blue economy

New Chief Fisheries Officer wants more youth, women to join fisheries industry  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Jobs in Barbados’ blue economy could be in for an economic boost as a new chief exec. in town rolls out a plan to bolster the industry. Dr. Shelly-Ann Cox, the new Chief Fisheries Officer as of January 2023, has…
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