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242 Jobs Recruitment Division Nassau, The Bahamas
Aug 16, 2018
Full Time
Job Title: House Manager    Responsibilities: Manage and provide assistance to residents living in the home. Ability to offer guidance or counseling to residents. Respect residents’ confidentiality. Familiarize with emergency equipment and procedures. Maintain a safe and supportive environment for residents. Performs other duties as assigned.     Qualifications and Skills: A background in education is not required but a plus Social work experience a must Must be able to live in the home Communicational Skills Interpersonal Skills Active Listening Skills *Note: Female applicants only
Atlantis Paradise Island, The Bahamas
Aug 15, 2018
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Operation Manager About the Company Atlantis, Paradise Island - the most popular resort destination in the Bahamas - features the world's largest open-air marine habitat; Aquaventure water park, including the iconic Mayan Temple's Leap of Faith slide; 11 unique pools; renowned beaches; 18-hole golf course; the largest casino in the Caribbean; over 21 restaurants, 19 bars & lounges and Aura nightclub. Atlantis also offers a multitude of unique accommodations, including the iconic Royal Towers and the stylish Cove Atlantis. Job Summary Responsible for management of all trades assigned to them on their shift, to deal with Espresso calls, to conduct routine inspections of property, emergencies that arise during the shift, to report on items that need to be addressed by Operations Managers. Main Duties & Responsibilities To coordinate and manage the day to day maintenance and upkeep of the hotel as it pertains to engineering and grounds, under the direction of the Engineering Management. To continually support and improve engineering services that effectively address problems affecting both guests and associates. To assist in the assessment of training needs, planning of training courses, and presentation of training courses. To train and instruct other members of the staff by passing along your knowledge and skills. Participate in Corporate and Property Training as directed by Engineering Management. Set an example of continuous self-development. To be an independent mechanic, able to analyze problems and to formulate plans to get work done quickly including procurement of materials, parts, etc., and necessary scheduling arrangements with a high degree of quality. Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, safety awareness information, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, keep logs, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers and fellow workers. Manage building improvements by effectively coordinating and planning all tasks in advance of beginning any project. Utilize all possible resources. Coordinate efforts with engineering and other affected departments. Use project management techniques along with the appropriately assigned engineering team members to perform project planning and execution. All methods, materials and practices must meet and be in accordance with local codes, company specifications, national codes and standard practices. Keep accurate completion and task records in the project files. Materials procurement and coordination of their availability are also critical to the success of your position. Our goal is to cost-effectively maximize the schedule. The Atlantis is a 7 day a week, 24 hours a day operation. All employees must realize this fact and be aware that at times it may be necessary to move employees from their accustomed shifts as business demands. In addition, it is understood even though Managers are scheduled to work 45 hours per week that business determines the amount of hours that are actually worked. Perform other duties as required. Reports for duty punctually wearing the name badge at all times. Ensures a complete understanding of and adheres to the policies within the employee’s handbook. Performs all duties and responsibilities to the standard set by the department and company. Work closely with the Senior Director of Engineering, Assistant Chief Engineers and Operations Managers in the maintenance and maintenance programs for the Atlantis Property Responsible for the follow up on work assigned during the shift. Responsible for maintaining records of work done, including inventory control records, and ordering of material and equipment. Be responsible for the checking of Espresso Work Order reports as often as necessary during a shift to ensure calls are completed in the time allocated. All work orders are to be updated periodically during the shift to indicate status of completion. Be proficient in the skills of the maintenance of the property Be responsible to assume the responsibility of an Operations Manager as the need arises Responsible for the proper training of the staff in the standard set forth by the company. Liaise with department managers on repairs, maintenance and follow up. Attend meetings and training when requested. Maintains sound knowledge of the company’s facilities and related services. Responsible to complete and distribute a report at the end of every shift detailing work completed, work outstanding, out-of-stock materials, utility interruptions (cause, time period and action taken). Requirements Strong communication skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, safety awareness information, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, keep logs, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers and fellow workers. Minimum of 2 years of management experience preferable.

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Resume Parsing In efforts to improve job seekers experience, we have improved our system with the Resume Parsing Feature. This feature allows your resume to be filled in automatically resulting in a convenient service experience. But what is most important, resume parsing has positively influence the application rates with is a great benefit for employers. How does it work: A job seeker who is non-registered or non-logged in that wants to apply for a job will be prompted with signup/sign-in form first.     Once a job seeker is signed up, the system will ask him/her to post a resume.   Create New Resume page is where Upload Your Resume field displays:     Once the file is uploaded, all of the information is parsed and populated in the relevant resume posting fields automatically. Once the Post Resume button is clicked, the system redirects job seekers back to the application page. This way, job seekers are registered, the resume is uploaded and can apply to a job with just a few clicks.
One young CEO continues to implement practical ways to tackle the Bahamas’ unemployment rate and make for better employees in the process. Donavon Powell started 242jobs.com with the goal of connecting thousands of jobseekers with employers. To date, more than 30,000 people have utilized this website, and more than half of them have registered profiles, which allow prospective employers to pursue the files and find the best persons suited for the available jobs. Hundreds of Bahamians have landed jobs through the use of 242jobs.com. But Mr. Powell wanted to do more, noting the importance of job seekers being properly equipped to perform on the job. During the month of July, 242 Jobs offered $1 professional headshots to its subscribers and to the general public. Too often, persons were uploading headshots that were not up to professional standards. For just $1, job hunters were able to have a professional headshot taken that would make a big difference in the overall presentation of their applications. In addition to the professional headshots campaign, 242Jobs organized a clothing drive called “Dress for Success” to provide job seekers with appropriate interview attire. Mr. Powell made it a point to contact employers to find out how successful applicants were in presenting themselves, once they had successfully landed an interview through the website. He discovered that many employers were dissatisfied with the appearance of some of the applicants. For this reason, 242Jobs teamed up with the Salvation Army to conduct a clothing drive that successfully garnered scores and scores of business attire for job seekers. Members of the public with professional clothing that were new or gently used were encouraged to take them in to the Salvation Army on behalf of 242Jobs. Job seekers were able to go to the Salvation Army and collect one or two outfits, based on their need, once they had documentation from the website, authorizing them to receive the articles of clothing, free of charge. Through this effort led by Brittany Stubbs and Therese Sturrup of 242Jobs, many job seekers were able to wear a suit or other professional business attire for their interviews. Persons who donated worthy business attire were entered into a raffle, where the winners received gift certificates from Solomon’s Super Center, Kelly’s Home Center, Menchee’s Frozen Yogurt; Popeye’s; Marco’s, and phone vouchers. 242Jobs is now working with local constituency offices to give hope to job seekers in the various constituencies. The company is installing a computer in constituency offices. The computer can be used for preparing resumes and for signing up to 242jobs.com to ensure that they are given an opportunity to peruse available jobs and apply for them.   The first constituency will benefit on July 30; 242 Jobs will install the first computer at the South Beach Constituency office with the authorization of its Member of Parliament, Mr. Jeffrey Lloyd. Meanwhile on July 31, Mr. Powell will have the opportunity to address a South Beach constituency town meeting and announce the initiative.   On September 22, 242jobs will host a job readiness fair with the goal of further preparing prospective employees for the next big step in their careers. The Bahamas Society For Human Resource Management (BSHRM) will assist the company in presenting talks and empowerment sessions to train and guide persons into landing the job. Sessions will include resume preparation, deportment and presentation for the interview and more. Mr. Powell was recently selected as a recipient of the “40 Under 40 Most Influential and Successful Professionals in The Bahamas” award, hosted by Professional Services Bahamas. The awards will be presented at a special Awards Reception and Corporate Mixer on September 1 at Sapodilla Restaurant. The award is given to “young professionals making exceptional strides before their 40th birthday”, calling them the “next wave of leaders who will guide our country and its communities towards the future”.
Lifelong learning is a crucial aspect of career development because it helps professionals remain current, while their willingness to gain new skills and advance professionally helps them win points with their employers. But, most people struggle to find enough time to continue their education, and this is where online courses can help; they allow you to reap the benefits of continuous education from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of the best websites with online courses that allow you to pick up new skills and succeed in the workplace. 1. Udemy Udemy is one of the most popular online learning platforms and is the go-to place for millions of professionals who are interested in advancing their careers. It offers more than 45,000 courses in various sectors, including coding, marketing, business etc. What’s important to note is that Udemy is not an accredited organisation which means that you won’t be able to get certified for the courses you take, but many of the instructors are experts in their fields which means that a course from Udemy will be very useful and provide a lot of information. 2. Coursera Coursera is one of the most vibrant platforms in the online learning sector. More than 25 million learners have trusted this organisation with their education needs, while the site’s partnership with 149 universities gives it a prestige that many would envy. Online classes here vary depending on what you want and they can generally be distinguished into three types: courses, specialisations and degrees. To complete a course you’ll generally need four to six weeks, while specialisations take longer and need half a year to complete. Online degrees operate in collaboration with some of the best universities in the world and require a couple of years to complete. 3. Lynda Lynda is a Linkedin company and a leading online courses provider that allows professionals across all sectors to learn and further their skills. What you should know about this platform is that it’s not free and that it does not operate on a per course basis. Users are instead asked to pay a monthly fee and get unlimited access to the 6,000 courses available. Bear in mind that you can cancel your subscription and reactivate it whenever you want. 4. Alison Alison is driven by the belief that education can help improve people’s lives and as such, strives to offer the best quality online classes anybody can find online. Many of the courses here can lead to a certificate or a diploma, while courses are also organised into ‘learning paths’ (e.g.,. marketing, biology and nursing) to help professionals broaden their skillset, progress their knowledge and master specific subjects. 5. Udacity Udacity is one of the biggest e-learning platforms; it offers a wide range of courses and ‘nanodegrees’ which let students master in-demand skills. Udacity believes that with their nanodegrees anyone can get a job in under six months and is willing to give you your money back if you are unable to get employed in that time frame. But what really makes Udacity unique is that it’s driven by the belief that education is necessary at all stages of a professional’s life. 6. EdX EdX is one of the most prestigious e-learning platforms as it was founded by Harvard University and MIT. Of course, EdX has now moved beyond these two universities and offers top-notch courses from many of the world’s best universities and institutions. There are a myriad of courses available for every level, and you can filter results by partners (universities & institutions) if you are interested in adding a specific university to your CV. Moreover, if English is not your mother language, you’d be happy to know that there are courses available in multiple languages. 7. Open Culture Open Culture has a wealth of resources as it does not just host hundreds of online courses, but also movies, textbooks and ebooks. The online course section features 1200 free classes from some of the world’s most renowned universities. The courses are ready to download and you can choose from a great variety material available that ranges from lectures on literary theory from Yale University to business related concepts such as branding, social media and corporate finance. 8. Khan Academy Another leading online learning resource, Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organisation that believes in a free world-class education. It’s one of the most popular websites for professionals from across the world as the platform can be tailored and personalised to help motivate you. The website also offers instructional videos and practice exercises. Topics covered range from math to science, engineering, economics and finance. 9. Academic Earth Academic Earth is a wonderful website for online learning with a list of courses that is carefully curated and hand-selected by the organisation’s staff to ensure that their users get the best education possible. Courses vary and there’s something for everyone whether you are interested in exploring something new to change your career or advance in a specific area of your current field. 10. Stanford Online Stanford Online is more than just the online version of the University of Stanford. It’s a massive resource that offers professional education opportunities that can cater to the needs of individuals from many different sectors. The platform also operates in conjunction with many of the University’s schools and departments, and the world famous standard of education at Stanford is maintained on their online platform. Courses are extremely varied and range from theoretical to applied. CV Writing Services 11. Harvard Extension School Similarly, Harvard Extension School works in conjunction with the university and strives to offer the same standard of ivy league education. The primary drive behind Harvard Extension School is to offer classes that can help students gain a new perspective on their chosen field and as such materials are carefully selected by professors and Harvard staff. There are 800 courses available from various faculties including arts and humanities, business studies and management, computer science, engineering and math. 12. Open Yale Courses Open Yale Courses are slightly different to Harvard Extension School and Online Stanford in the sense that this is not a platform curated specifically for distance learners, but rather it’s a platform where some of the Universities best lectures have been uploaded. You’ll find videos from some of the most prestigious professors in each sector and gain the kind of insight that Yale students get on a daily basis. There are dozens of courses available, and you can filter either by course title, professor or date. 13. MIT Open CourseWare MIT Open CourseWare is MIT’s online course content platform. It features extremely varied content and the extensive database (more than 2300 courses) has been built to cater to the needs of a diverse audience. You’ll find that there’s something useful to learn at every turn and that being able to put MIT on your CV will go a long way to helping you get a leg over the competition. 14. University of Oxford Podcasts Oxford Podcasts are the free resources from Oxford University. It has more than 5,000 hours of material which you can download to watch or listen to for free. The database is regularly updated and neatly organised so that you can find podcasts that are of interest to you in a relatively stress-free way. 15. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS) MOOCS feature hundreds of online courses that allow students around the world to take university courses. In many ways, these classes are similar to getting a degree, but they typically do not offer accreditation. What makes MOOCS effective is that they are open and free, and the sheer amount of courses available makes the website attractive to anyone who’s interested in trying something new. 16. Memrise Memrise is different because it’s designed to create a unique learning experience. They use different approaches to online teaching to activate parts of the brain to allow their students to learn fast. They also rely on continuous testing and sensory memories to help the brain store and recall information more easily. Although their courses for professionals are quite limited and not as extensive as some other websites, it’s worth looking at what they offer. 17. Six Sigma Training Online Six Sigma is a disciplined approach that has been proven to help employees boost performance and improve results in their organisation. Six Sigma offers four types of certification which range based on the level of experience you’ll gain, these certificates start from the ‘white belt’ certificate and go all the way up to the ‘black belt’ certificate. 18. OpenLearn OpenLearn is the Open University’s online platform and it features over a thousand free courses spread across various subjects and sectors. OpenLearn is a great platform for online courses for professionals who have time limitations as their courses can be tailored to your specific needs; there’s no starting or ending date, so it’s up to you to create a schedule that works for you. 19. Iversity German-based Iversity offers many online classes in English as well as German and other European languages. The courses here are very interactive and they allow students to learn from one another. Iversity is driven by the belief that learning and education are social processes and need to be treated as such. 20. Codecademy Codecademy is one of the most popular online learning websites to educate yourself. Although it’s very specific to coding skills, coding is becoming increasingly important and that in the near future, many professionals might need to have some coding skills or at least be able to read code, so why not get a head start?   Lifelong learning can help professionals achieve their goals and improve their careers. You need to identify what skills you need to improve and find a website that caters to your needs. What course could have the biggest impact on your career? Let me know in the comment section below.
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