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As an Employment Ontario office, services are fully funded by the provincial government and delivered locally. Confidentiality is assured. Tell us your hiring plans and we can start recruiting right away.
We have a database of potential employees throughout Oxford County, with various skills and qualifications. We will pre-screen and refer candidates that meet your requirements. You interview them and choose. The final decision is always yours.
Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce, with help from the government.
The Job Grant will provide direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. It will be available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees, and will:
If you’re an employer with a particular skills demand, the Canada-Ontario Job Grant might be right for you. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.
The Employment Service Training Incentive (ESTI) is a FREE service that assists employers with their hiring needs and offsets the initial training costs associated with a new employee. This placement incentive is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development through the Provincial Government. It is accessible to individuals who are unemployed and out of school and fit the eligibility guidelines set out by the Ministry.
HOW DOES ESTI BENEFIT AN EMPLOYER?
The Employment Service Training Incentive is available to employers representing all types of businesses. The Employer and an Employment Consultant shall negotiate training length and subsidy level.
The $1,000 Apprenticeship Scholarship and $2,000 Employer Signing Bonus initiative encourages employers in the trades to register new apprentices in sectors where there is a high demand. This program is funded through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and encourages employers in the trades to register new apprentices in all sectors.
The Youth Job Connection (YJC) program serves youth aged 15 to 29 who experience multiple and/or complex barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities.
As an employer, you benefit from hiring a young person through the Youth Job Connection program in the following ways:
You work with Employment Ontario to set the amount of money needed to hire and train someone through Youth Job Connection or Youth Job Connection Summer. It’s based on the specific skill level of the person you want to hire and the length of the on-the-job training you’re offering.
Experience Ontario enables students to receive three 3-month paid internships in hopes to explore different career options and understand the options available to them after college or university. Students may choose to stay within the same organization for all three internship periods but are required to work in different areas of the organization.
Employers are required to pay youth employees at least minimum wage during their full time employment (30 hours per week) with the company. Up to $2667 in Ontario government grants will be provided to businesses for each work placement that a student completes; with a maximum amount of $8,000 should an employer wish to hire a student for the full duration of the program.
Come in prepared with goals on what you would like to accomplish. Take advantage of this welcoming environment and the opportunity to receive individualized job search support.
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