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Joe Baker: Tapping the tourism talent pipeline

While our attention may be currently focused on damage control, risk mitigation and calls for change leadership, let’s take a moment to be strategic about the future foundation of our business – our people.

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Keeping Canada well as we reopen

OTEC’s Joe Baker says that as we re-open our businesses, let’s not underestimate the toll this pandemic and the return to work has had on the mental health and emotional wellbeing of our workforce.

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Rapid Response program for Tourism Workers

TORONTO — The disruption to the global economy from COVID-19 is unprecedented and rapidly evolving with its impact on the Canadian labour market likely to be widespread, long-lasting, and unpredictable. The Future…

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OTEC’s Joe Baker: Training Camp & Skills Drills

OTEC’s Joe Baker compares hotel owners and managers to sports coaches. “Our athletes have been in an off-season world for the last 3 months. Before we can get them on the field performing at their peak during games,…

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It's Your SHIFT: time to end sexual harassment

TORONTO — Industry organizations ORHMA, THRC and OTEC launched a new free online training program for the hospitality industry, to help bring about change in the workplace on this timely and important issue.

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OTEC's key staffing changes

Victoria Behune, president and CEO of OTEC job grant training supplier, has announced key staffing changes at their Etobicoke, Ont. office.