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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 is available to a limited number of recent high school graduates who have an interest in attending postsecondary education or apprenticeship training, but are uncertain of their next steps.
Participants have access to a combination of short (1-3 day) career exploration opportunities in their area or sector of interest to help them identify, explore and refine their career goals and make informed decisions about their career and their future. Career coaches will work with the participants to assist them to develop an education and career plan based on their strengths and interests and provide information about postsecondary education and apprenticeship training opportunities.
Employers may provide mentorship, job shadowing or information interview opportunities for participants.
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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