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Road to Inclusivity

In 2017 the Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) worked with the community to carry forward the important work undertaken by Durham Region Employment Network (DREN) in the Community Roadmap to address the employment issues related to persons with disabilities in Durham Region. Recently, the DWA released a series of videos entitled “The Road to Inclusivity”. Episode … Continue reading

Info and Services for Youth

Do you want to learn about information and services for young Canadians? The Government of Canada has a Young Canadian website designed just for you. Learn how to manage your money, discover cultural youth programs, and help shape Canada’s first ever youth policy! Click here. If you are young person looking for work, we can … Continue reading

CPA Career for Newcomers

Newcomers, advance your career as a Chartered Professional Accountant. Come and learn about the following: Pathways to Becoming a CPA Benefits of CPA Certification Education Requirements A Guest Speaker from CPA Ontario will be on-site to answer questions and share information with participants. Thursday, May 16, 2019 Pickering Welcome Centre, Unit 5 11:30am – 12:30pm … Continue reading

Demand in Trades

There is a huge demand for individuals in skilled trades – and the pay is higher than average. Earn $25-30/hour as a mason, carpenter, contractor or farmer. Learn more about trade positions that are in demand now!   Read Employment E-News – April 2019 – School is Almost Out! Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Mentor Help for Newcomers

Newcomers, do you need help with your job search? Mentors can help you build your professional network and navigate the job market in Canada. The TRIEC Mentoring Partnership helps 75% of participants find a job in their occupation or related field within one year of completing the program. If you are unemployed or underemployed and … Continue reading

Student Employment

Did you know that students no longer have to be returning to school in the fall to take advantage of the Federal program, Summer Job Strategy? We also have several Employment Ontario programs to assist youth in obtaining employment. Visit DRUHC’s youth website. Contact us to learn more.   Read Employment E-News – April 2019 … Continue reading

Canada Training Benefit

Due to the nature of the fluctuating Labour Market, people are changing jobs many times throughout the course of their career. The 2019 Budget presented by the federal government introduced the Canada Training Budget to help workers of all ages adapt to changes in labour market demand and skills. The Canada Training Benefit would help … Continue reading

Newcomer Lands Dream Job with the Help of JSW

“My previous education and experience are worth something.“ Zehra assumed she would not find work in her field until she had a Canadian education and Canadian work experience. She made an appointment with the Job Search Workshop (JSW) Facilitator expecting only to discover where she should pursue further studies. Instead, the JSW Facilitator introduced her … Continue reading

Employing Young Talent

The Employing Young Talent Incentive connects local businesses with young talented workers who recently graduated. Through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the program assists employers who hire a youth (15–29) to work on average 20 hours a week, providing up to $2000 (based on eligibility). The intent is to help small businesses compete, … Continue reading

Tech Sector Booming

In their latest “Best Jobs in Canada In-demand Jobs 2019 report”, Randstad Canada indicates that tech sector jobs are booming, with developers and system admins in highest demand. Some of the other most in-demand tech-related positions include project and account managers and electrical engineers. Click to read itbusiness.ca article.   Read Employment E-News – March … Continue reading

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