January 5, 2009

2010 Vancouver Olympics means jobs

The 2010 Winter Olympics that will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia will definitely create employment opportunities in construction, retail trade, and the tourist industry. Both locals and aspiring temporary foreign workers will benefit from this.

For those in Canada who wants to work with Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, click here to look for opportunities.

TheStar reported that it is estimated that B.C. will need 30,000 more tourism workers by 2015 based on a Conference Board of Canada report. While the study was released prior to the economy's sharp decline, industry experts still believe a significant shortfall will exist for two reasons: the impending retirement of baby boomers and the legacy of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

To find jobs in Canada, visit Canada Jobs Portal.

To visit Canada to watch the Winter Olympics, here's a tourist visa application guide.