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Where the Jobs Are

With a record number of unfulfilled jobs in Canada, the Labour Market provides many opportunities for job seekers. Currently, there are more than 361,700 unfilled jobs in Canada according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). At 5.9%, Canada’s unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since the financial crisis of 2008-2009. More … Continue reading

Working While on ODSP

Did you know that you can work and participate in the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)? While on ODSP you can work, keep your benefits, have more money and get the help that you need. Work Working while on ODSP can improve well-being, help build confidence and skills, leading to greater ability and independence. Benefits … Continue reading

Ready to Hire!

We Have Employers Ready to Hire! Do you have employment skills and/or work experience related to the following? – Security – Food Service – Chef – Cashier – Childcare – General Labour Durham Region Employers are contacting us daily to fill these and other employment vacancies. If your résumé is not current, our staff will … Continue reading

The Importance of Reliability

Reliability is an important social skill that can enhance a wide range of job performance abilities. Being a dependable employee is considered a valuable trait by employers. What do employers look for? Show up for work on time everyday Produce consistent work Adhere to company policies Apply business strategies Ultimately, being reliable can make you … Continue reading

Charity of Choice

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC) is the Ajax Pickering Board of Trade’s Charity of Choice! In December 2017, the Ajax Pickering Board of Trade held their Annual General Meeting and announced DRUHC as the Charity of Choice, inviting members to donate in support of DRUHC.   Read Employment E-News – January 2018 – Goal … Continue reading

Goal Setting for the New Year

Did you know that January is the biggest job searching month of the year? Since the New Year is all about new beginnings, it is no surprise that many people are looking for a new job or considering a change in career. On average a person changes his/her job 10-15 times throughout their working lives. … Continue reading