The B.C. Construction Association (BCCA) has returned from its second trip to Ireland this year to recruit tradespeople, which involved a side trip to Scotland to examine the apprenticeship training system.
“It was a fabulous trip. We had a good reception from the media in the first few days,” said Abigail Fulton, vice-president of the BCCA.
“We promoted the job fair and it worked.”
A delegation of about 15 construction companies led by the BCCA held a job fair in Dublin on Sept. 28-29.
The delegation also hosted additional events in the country.
Fulton and other BCCA staff arrived in Ireland on Sept. 25 to spread the word about the events on local radio and television.
The rest of the delegation arrived two days later.
“It was quite successful,” said Fulton…
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