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Tag Archives: Human Resources

  1. Barbados Accreditation Council on a 2 Day Strategic Visioning Retreat

    The Barbados Accreditation Council will be embarking on a Strategic Visioning Retreat on Thursday 15th September and Friday 16th September 2016. Amongst other objectives, this two-day retreat will seek to reach a collective commitment on the Council to promote and strengthen the quality assurance process and to enhance the image of the Council. The public […]

    September 12, 2016EventsNo comments
  2. BARBADOS RECEIVES FOURTH TRANCHE OF BUDGETARY SUPPORT FROM E.U. (Pt 2)

    Mr. Sinckler said that now was the time for Barbados to reposition its human resources so that it can engage the global economy with new, exciting and different skills to be able to compete. She said that under the project, the role of the Ministry had expanded from traditionally ensuring acceptable workplace conditions and procuring […]

    October 18, 2015Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. BARBADOS RECEIVES FOURTH TRANCHE OF BUDGET SUPPORT FROM EU

    Barbados will receive BDS$17 million from the European Union (EU) within the next few days as part of the EU’s continuing support of Barbados’ Human Resource Development (HRD) Programme. Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, in thanking the EU for what is termed Budget Support, noted that this type of assistance was always targeted towards specific […]

    October 2, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. ANSA McAL (Barbados) interns give inaugural programme “thumbs up”

    Seventeen interns who have just completed the first ever internship programme at ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. have given the programme a resounding “thumbs up”, describing it as “top class” and “exceptional.” The interns were selected from nearly 300 applicants to take part in ANSA McAL’s inaugural internship programme. And as a result, they’ve not only […]

    September 9, 2015BusinessNo comments
  5. Youth agriculture programme bringing budding agriculturist closer to dream

    Seatonia Blackman knows well the meaning of the proverb, Every cloud has a silver lining. The 26-year old youth agri-preneur had started her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. After a year, however, she was forced to defer her studies due to financial constraints. But […]

    August 5, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  6. STEM pioneer: Science education should be compulsory for young students

    A pioneer in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field believes that science education is so important to the future of Barbados that it should be compulsory for youngsters. Professor Warde, the inventor of 12 patents and a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is reviewing the current situation in […]

    July 19, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Rap on knuckles for charging Tuition at UWI? EU makes call for changes in education to make it economically viable

    Barbados has a solid educational foundation and a well-educated professional class which has taken it closer to developed country status, however, the country is in need of a new model for education to take it to the next level of development. That was the opinion of Dr. Stephen Boyce, Programme Manager (Education), Delegation of the […]

    July 2, 2015EducationNo comments
  8. IDB PRAISES SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF ‘SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE’

    Government’s successful implementation of the Skills For The Future Programme thus far, has been lauded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Country Representative of the IDB, Joel Branski, showered praise on both the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, and the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, as he addressed a […]

    June 30, 2015BusinessNo comments
  9. Cross Section of sectors benefitting from sensitisation training on photovoltaic systems

    Representatives from the financial services sector as well as several Government agencies gained a better understanding of issues related to solar photovoltaic systems during a half-day workshop recently. The workshop was the first in a series of four organised by the Barbados Renewable Energy Association in collaboration with the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries (BCSI) […]

    June 24, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. Fortress Fund Managers shares financial advice with HR professionals

    Human Resource professionals heard more about the importance of financial security at the Fortress SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Meet and Greet in association with Stronghold Data Management held recently at the Radisson Aquatica. Fortress Fund Managers, a leading independent provider of pension management and administration services in Barbados, emphasised that financial security was […]

    March 25, 2015BusinessNo comments
  11. GLOBAL HR ORGANISATION LENDS SUPPORT TO HRMAB WEEK OF ACTIVITIES

    The inaugural Human Resource Management Association of Barbados (HRMAB) week of activities is set to be a very enlightening and educational experience thanks to input from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the World’s Largest HR Membership organization,. During the week being held from Sunday February 22nd until Saturday February 28th, Human Resource practitioners […]

    February 2, 2015BusinessNo comments
  12. HRMAB TO HOST INAUGURAL WEEK OF ACTIVITIES: AIMS TO RAISE PROFILE OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS

    For the first time in its 19 year history the Human Resource Management Association of Barbados (HRMAB), will be hosting a week of activities to celebrate and recognize the contribution of this vital profession. From Sunday February 22nd until Saturday February 28th, the inaugural week of activities will include a church service, an induction ceremony […]

    January 18, 2015BusinessNo comments
  13. Premier Amory announces changes in the administration of education on Nevis

    The Department of Education has been incorporated into the Premier’s Ministry in 2015. The disclosure was made by Premier of Nevis Vance Amory, when he delivered his New Year’s address on January 01, 2015. Mr. Amory who is also the Minister of Education said the move would ensure greater effectiveness as far as the administration […]

    January 5, 2015EducationNo comments
  14. Scotiabank’s response to HRMAB gaffe in Barbados Today’s Nov. 13 story

    Scotiabank Barbados refers to a front page article by Barbados Today reporting the comments of Glenda Gilkes, the President of the Human Resource Management Association of Barbados who suggested that 200 employees of Scotiabank in Barbados may be affected by restructuring plans. This number is purely speculative and not based on factual information. Citing unrealistic […]

    November 14, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments