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Options After High School?

What are the options for young people after graduating high school? Why not consider apprenticeship? It could be the start of a rewarding career in the trades. Learn about apprenticeship and jobs in the skilled trades.   Read Employment E-News – March 2018 – Spring Into Action! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1

Mentee to Mentor

Manish Patel is a pharmacist in the Durham Region. He was once a mentee with the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership – a few years later he became a mentor.  Manish mentored two mentees who came to Canada with a pharmacy background. At TRIEC’s annual Recognition Event, held January 2018, Manish was one of twenty-nine Mentors who were … Continue reading

EI Family Caregiver Benefit

As of December 3, 2017, a new Family Caregiver Benefit is available to help families care for an adult who is critically ill or injured. The Family Caregiver Benefit will allow eligible caregivers to take up to 15 weeks off work to support or care for an adult family member. Eligible caregivers are family members … Continue reading

Employer Incentive to Hire Youth

Employers that hire youth between January 1st and March 31st using E.O. services can receive a $1,000 retention incentive at 3-months and an additional $1,000 at 6-months. Thanks to the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD), the program is available through the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre. We are accepting referrals for this … Continue reading

Newcomers, Keep Your Brain Healthy

The Pickering Welcome Centre is offering a Brain Health Information Session for Newcomers. Are You Keeping Your Brain Healthy? Are you aware of the steps to maintain your brain health? Are you worried about your memory? Do you know the difference between normal forgetfulness and serious memory loss? re you familiar with the warning signs? … Continue reading

Free Youth Employment Programs

There are several Employment Ontario programs available to assist youth in obtaining employment. Through Youth Job Connection and Youth Job Connection-Summer; youth will: Get paid while learning employment techniques that work. Connect with a group of peers in a safe and inclusive environment. Gain mentorship, support, education, skills and employment. Connect with us for more … Continue reading

Youth Employment Strategy

The Government of Canada is committed to helping young people through the Youth Employment Strategy (YES). The YES is designed to help youth facing barriers to employment acquire the information, skills, abilities and experience needed to successfully enter the labour market. Visit the Youth Employment Strategy webpage.   Read Employment E-News – March 2018 – … Continue reading

PyeongChang Olympics

More than 90 countries participated in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Countries are classified into five regional categories including Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Click to view participating countries.   Read Employment E-News – March 2018 – Spring Into Action! Image provided by www1COMMUNITY1.ca

Summer Employment – Youth

If you are a student or the parent of a student, you should start thinking about summer employment now. Need assistance in developing a targeted résumé and/or cover letter for your summer job? Call to book an appointment. If you know a youth who has not previously worked and would benefit from assistance with removing … Continue reading

Job Market Trends

Labour Market Information (LMI) can help you understand current and future Job Market Trends – in your community and in Canada. Accurate and current Labour Market Information is critical for making good choices, in determining your career path, and researching the educational requirements associated with your chosen profession. Following are resources that may help you … Continue reading