STRIVE’s Annual Team Getaway in Whistler!

After 12 months of making placements for our wonderful clients and candidates, the STRIVE team let off a little steam atop the mountains at Whistler Blackcomb.

With blazing speed, we flew down the moutains in our skis.. i mean tubes! Then relaxed in our luxury suite at the Hilton hotel before we took on the town. The Ketel One vodka Room was very cool.. literally, it was -32 degrees!

It was a great way to celebrate our best year yet!

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STRIVE Annual Holiday Party 2015 with Alex Burrows!

STRIVE Recruitment teamed up with Vancouver Canucks superstar Alex Burrows to celebrate the holiday season with friends, colleagues and clients. Guests enjoyed local BC wines and several appetizer dishes including Momma Dha’s legendary samosas.
Needless to say, this party went into overtime with the home team coming up victorious.
STRIVE would like to thank all of the guests who attended and enjoyed the evening. Can’t wait for the next one – Cheers!



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Marriott to Buy Starwood Hotels, Creating World’s Largest Hotel Company

When Marriott International’s $12.2 billion bid for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide was announced on Monday morning, investors and analysts were surprised.

It was not the sale itself — Starwood, whose brands include Westin, W and Sheraton, had effectively put itself up for sale in late April — but that the buyer was Marriott.

Of all the rumored suitors — Hyatt Hotels Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group and a few Chinese companies — Marriott had not been seen as being in the mix. On Marriott’s earnings call on April 30, the company’s chief executive, Arne Sorenson, waved off a question about a combination, saying it was inconsistent with its previous acquisition strategy.

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