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Diamond Award Winners

DRUHC has once again won the top award in the category of Employment Agency for the 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards Oshawa/Whitby & Ajax/Pickering! Read Employment E-News – November 2020 – Connecting You to Employers! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Hiring a Professional Coordinator

We are hiring a part-time International Professional Talent (HIP Talent) Coordinator. The HIP Talent program offers regularly scheduled and accessible events that put highly skilled, educated, immigrant professional job seekers, in front of Durham employers to showcase the skilled talent available in our community; and at the same time addressing overt and systemic barriers to … Continue reading

Employer Support for Training

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant offers direct financial support for businesses that invest in training for their workforce. Employers with fewer than fifty employees may be eligible to receive up to 5/6 of the training cost. Employers can access up to $15,000 for new hires. Employers Choose: Who They Will Train Who the Trainer Will Be … Continue reading

New Business Policies

Did you know that there are new policies in place for all businesses and organizations permitted to open during Stage 3? Within Durham Region all businesses must have a policy in place to ensure that no person is permitted to enter or remain in an Enclosed Public Space of a business or organization unless they … Continue reading

Helping You as the Economy Re-Opens

The economy is re-opening and we are here to support you! Whether you are an employer who is looking to hire or a job seeker who is seeking employment, we have programs and services designed to suit your needs. We understand some of the challenges that you are facing in the post-pandemic economy. We will … Continue reading

COVID-19 Info Hub

Since the start of COVID-19, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services has prepared a host of critical resources to help businesses through the pandemic. Their new COVID-19 Hub offers access to articles, checklists, webinars, courses and much more! Click to visit the Hub.   Read Employment E-News – August 2020 – Connecting Youth to Jobs. Image … Continue reading

Emergency Business Account

The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) provides financial supports for Canadian Businesses during COVID-19 to help them get back to successfully providing services post-pandemic. Originally launched in early April, 2020, CEBA helps provide financing for expenses that cannot be avoided or deferred as businesses take steps to safely navigate a period of shutdown. The program … Continue reading

Youth Job Connection

Are you a young person who is unemployed and looking for work? Do you know someone who is? We can get you working! Youth Job Connection (YJC), a program for youth aged 15 to 29, helps young people who want to work. Youth will: Get paid while gaining work experience and learn new skills Participate … Continue reading

Small Business, Big Impact

Small businesses across Canada have faced unprecedented challenges in 2020, some have been harder hit than during the 2008 downturn. Recently, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber Network released a report to address some of the challenges facing SMEs and to highlight those who have successfully adapted to a new business environment. … Continue reading

Safety Guidelines at Work – COVID-19

If you are a business owner or manager, make sure you know how to keep your employees, colleagues and clients safe. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety offers helpful guidance, advice and tools to help you plan, prepare, prevent and protect against infectious disease outbreaks. Gain access to printable guidance to post in … Continue reading