We understand that finding and hiring new employees can be a challenge, so WorkBC Employment Services Centres in Cloverdale and White Rock connect BC business with qualified local job seekers.
Employer benefits include:
Online & Resource Room job postings
We will assist with posting to workbc.ca, internal sites and our individual centre job boards ans websites reaching up to 10,000+ active job seekers. We can help craft job postings to attract the right candidate and free up your time.
Pre-screened applicants for your job postings
We have a pool of over 2500 candidates from our centres who are qualified and ready to work. We can assist in finding suitable candidates for your current job openings. We offer space for interviews and can work with you to screen applicant resumes and qualifications.
Hiring Events/Fairs tailored to your individual hiring needs
Our Hiring Fairs cater to employers’ needs and bring awareness to your business. The hiring event can be customized to attract a small number of highly qualified individuals or can be large community events with up to 800 job seekers. Hiring Fairs have proven to be successful for both small specialized hires and high volume hires.
Wage Subsidy services to offset your hiring and training costs (savings up to 50%)
Wage Subsidy services assist businesses by subsidizing a percentage of the employee’s wages to offset the costs associated to hiring and training new employees. The duration of the program is 3-6 months and benefits both the employer and new employee. (*client eligibility criteria applies)
Job Creation Partnership
Provides funding to organizations to assist with local projects that provide community benefit and that normally would not take place without project funding, while creating jobs that provide unemployed eligible EI Clients with Opportunities to gain meaningful work experience. It also provides labour market information to communities and employers so that they can better address the needs of the community and help create jobs. To find out more, click here.
Canada Jobs Grant
The Canada Job Grant helps employers train new or existing employees for jobs that need to be filled. This flexible program is designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, in all industries and regions. To find out more, click here.
Project Based Labour Market Training
Provides funding to organizations to support projects that provide both benefits to the community and to individuals by providing a combination of on and off the job training delivered under a project based training model to assist eligible individuals obtain the skills they need for employment. To find out more, click here.