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    FOR EMPLOYERS THAT ARE HIRING
    Post a job on Leduc Wetaskiwin Jobs and gain knowledge from Human Resources experts. Or find funding programs for staff or staff training and let students help you with your business while they gain the experience they need.

     

     
     
  • Hiring for the Summer Hiring for the Summer

    Canada Summer Jobs wage subsidies are for organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.

    Co-op Hire Incentive Program (CHIP-In) is available for any types of businesses, this is a wage subsidy grant of $2500 to hire an Alberta School of Business Co-op Student from May-August for a minimum of 280 hours (full-time roles are preferred, but part-time roles may be considered). Roles must help students build their professional skills and you must be able to provide mentorship and supervision.

    Career Focus Get up to 80% of your costs covered when you hire 8 or more young people (18-30). Eligible Career Focus activities must help the youth gain employment experience and skills related to their field of studies or career goals. Aimed mostly at non-profits, and government organizations, for-profit businesses can still take part if the activities the youth are to work in is considered “non-commercial”, not intended to generate profit.

    Hiring for help with Technology Hiring for help with Technology

    TECHCareers is a program for unemployed Albertans to train them into Software Developers.  TECHCareers is a government funded program, so there are no fees to access the services. The University of Alberta, facilitates the occupational training component of the program where, upon completion, the students will obtain a University of Alberta Certificate in Software Development as Full Stack Developers. The students have skills and competencies in a variety of languages and frameworks such as HTML/CSS, C#, ASP.NET, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript, REACT Native, etc. They are looking for employers to take on graduated students as Interns to get work experience. Access a student for 4-8 weeks at various times throughout the year to help with website development, app development or other tech needs.

    University of Alberta Internship and Work Experience Programs if you’re looking to hire a student for an internship or work experience

    University of Calgary Transformative Talent Internships if you can provide meaningful work for a student intern.

    Venture for Canada Internship Program if you're looking to hire an intern or a recent graduate from a post-secondary institution. Employers may qualify for a 70% subsidy, capped at $7,000. New cohorts of interns are placed every September, January, and May.

    WIL Digital helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students. It provides:
    50% of the student’s salary, up to $5,000; or
    70% of the student’s salary, up to $7,000, if the student falls within one of the following under-represented groups: Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Indigenous students, recent immigrants, students with disabilities, and first-year students.

    Youth Employment Program provides financial assistance to hire a student or young graduate to work on a business, technical, or technology-related projects to help you:
    o    advance research and development, engineering and multimedia activities
    o    develop new products and processes
    o    conduct market analyses for new technology-based products
    o    support business development related to science and technology activities
    o    improve customer services

    TECTERRA Geomatics Technology Program wage subsidies, loans, and grant programs for businesses working in geospatial technology products (data)

    Hiring for help with Research & Development Hiring for help with Research & Development

    Industry R&D Associates Get up to $74,500 per year for up to two years to employ an in-house professional research and development person to make that last leap from research to a marketable product.
     
    Mitacs Accelerate Solve your research challenges with academic expertise, leveraged funding, and one-to-one support from Mitacs. Internships start at four months and can scale up as much as you need — your financial contribution starts at $7,500.
     
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada  Partner with a research team from a university or college to help you achieve business goals, solve problems and get results. Projects can range from three months to several years, and involve either in-kind or financial support from your business. Contact
     
    University of Alberta Internship and Work Experience Programs if you’re looking to hire a student for an internship or work experience
     
    University of Calgary Transformative Talent Internships if you can provide meaningful work for a student intern.
    Venture for Canada Internship Program Are you an employer looking to hire an intern or a recent graduate from a post-secondary institution? Employers may qualify for a 70% subsidy, capped at $7,000. New cohorts of interns are placed every September, January, and May.
     
    WIL Digital helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students. It provides:
    50% of the student’s salary, up to $5,000; or
    70% of the student’s salary, up to $7,000, if the student falls within one of the following under-represented groups: Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Indigenous students, recent immigrants, students with disabilities, and first-year students.
     
    Youth Employment Program Financial assistance to hire a student or young graduate to work on a business, technical, or technology-related projects to help you:advance research and development, engineering and multimedia activities; develop new products and processes;conduct market analyses for new technology-based products; support business development related to science and technology activities; and improve customer services

    Hiring someone Indigenous/Metis Hiring someone Indigenous/Metis

    Rupertsland Institute Employment Partnership- Up to 50% of wages covered for Metis workers who have the accreditation but not the work experience to find meaningful work

    Youth Summer Employment- summer employment (May through August) for ages 15-30. This program covers 50% of wages

    WIL Digital helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students. It provides:

    50% of the student’s salary, up to $5,000; or

    70% of the student’s salary, up to $7,000, if the student falls within one of the following under-represented groups: Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Indigenous students, recent immigrants, students with disabilities, and first-year students.

    Housing Internship Initiative for First Nations and Inuit Youth  If your business is in the housing industry this program provides on-the-job training for First Nation and Inuit youth along with a wage subsidy. Available for “youths” between the ages of 15 and 30.           

    Hiring for help with Business Hiring for help with Business

    Graduate Student Internship Program- University of Alberta provides funding for employers to hire a graduate student to solve a staffing or business need. Employers in all sectors can participate, including private, public and not-for-profit. You can receive 50 cents on every dollar you can put towards a student's salary (Up to $8,000)

    Acadium In exchange for your coaching and guidance, Acadium apprentice’s help you with your projects, unpaid, as part of their training. Your business pays $299 per credit which is good for a 3 month volunteer.

    University of Alberta Internship and Work Experience Programs if you’re looking to hire a student for an internship or work experience

    University of Calgary Transformative Talent Internships if you can provide meaningful work for a student intern.

    School of Retailing Consulting Group- University of Alberta get University students to do consulting work for you including Primary Market Research, Strategic Planning, Social Media Strategy, Brand Awareness Strategy, Branding, Website Creation.

    Venture for Canada Internship Program Are you an employer looking to hire an intern or a recent graduate from a post-secondary institution? Employers may qualify for a 70% subsidy, capped at $7,000. New cohorts of interns are placed every September, January, and May.

    WIL Digital helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students. It provides: 50% of the student’s salary, up to $5,000; or 70% of the student’s salary, up to $7,000, if the student falls within one of the following under-represented groups: Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Indigenous students, recent immigrants, students with disabilities, and first-year students.

    Youth Employment Program Financial assistance to hire a student or young graduate to work on a business, technical, or technology-related projects to help you: advance research and development, engineering and multimedia activities; develop new products and processes; conduct market analyses for new technology-based products; support business development related to science and technology activities; and improve customer services

    Hiring someone with Barriers to Employment Hiring someone with Barriers to Employment

    Interested in hiring someone with a disability? There are a number of programs available:
    National Programs Local/ Regional Programs

    Training-on-the-Job Program A WCB support program to give employment who has been previously injured on the job. 

     
    WIL Digital helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students. It provides:
    50% of the student’s salary, up to $5,000; or
    70% of the student’s salary, up to $7,000, if the student falls within one of the following under-represented groups: Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Indigenous students, recent immigrants, students with disabilities, and first-year students.

    Hiring someone Bilingual Hiring someone Bilingual

    Young Canada Works offers Internships in Canada to staff positions in official-language minority community media (radios and newspapers).

    International internships to staff positions mainly related to the language industry.

    Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages hire a bilingual summer student

    Hiring an Apprentice Hiring an Apprentice

    Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit if you are interested in hiring an apprentice within the first two years of their program get up to $2000 per year per apprentice.

    Hiring for Science, Engineering, Math & Natural Resources Hiring for Science, Engineering, Math & Natural Resources

    College and Institutes Canada Clean Tech Internship Employers can hire an intern for 6-12 months in a full-time position related to the use or development of clean tech, and CICan will contribute up to 70% of the intern’s salary, to a maximum of $15,000.

    Youth Employment Placement Program If your business works in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or Natural Resources, you could be eligible to receive funding for full-time environmental job placements and skills training.Currently there are two streams of funding for 6-12 month positions: Youth Employment in Natural Resources and Science Horizons Youth Internship Program.

    Mitacs Career Connect is a wage subsidy program that supports six-month placements for organizations interested in hiring recent post-secondary graduates for jobs that protect the environment, create positive environmental outcomes, or address an environmental or climate change-related challenge.
    Science and Technology Internship Program get an intern from the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields in the natural resources sectors: energy, forestry and mining, earth sciences, and clean technology.

    University of Alberta Internship and Work Experience Programs if you’re looking to hire a student for an internship or work experience.

    University of Calgary Transformative Talent Internships if you can provide meaningful work for a student intern.

    Venture for Canada Internship Program Are you an employer looking to hire an intern or a recent graduate from a post-secondary institution? Employers may qualify for a 70% subsidy, capped at $7,000. New cohorts of interns are placed every September, January, and May.

    WIL Digital helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students. It provides:
    50% of the student’s salary, up to $5,000; or
    70% of the student’s salary, up to $7,000, if the student falls within one of the following under-represented groups: Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Indigenous students, recent immigrants, students with disabilities, and first-year students.
    Youth Employment Program Financial assistance to hire a student or young graduate to work on a business, technical, or technology-related projects to help you with: advance research and development, engineering and multimedia activities; develop new products and processes; conduct market analyses for new technology-based products; support business development related to science and technology activities; and improve customer services.
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    FOR EMPLOYERS

    Post a job on Leduc Wetaskiwin Jobs, find wage subsidy programs for staff and connect with prospective employees.

  • HR Resources HR Resources

    Alberta Employment Standards Rules, regulations and compliance measures for employers and employees in Alberta workplaces.

    Svenson Neighbour Recruiting is an Edmonton-based recruitment agency that takes a personalized approach to placement. We match your company’s culture and personality to the most compatible Sales, Marketing, Management, HR, Fund Development or Administrative candidate for your business. VIDEO HERE

    impactHR provides the following types of HR solutions: hiring and employment agreements, orientation and onboarding, HRIS implementation, policies and employee handbooks, compensation & benefits programs, succession planning, and training & development. We work with small and medium sized businesses in establishing their HR structure to hire the right employees, increase employee engagement and productivity, develop organizational talent, and reduce legal risk. HR Practices VIDEO HERE

    Prime Staffing provides all your staffing needs for an array of industries and work. We serve Edmonton and surrounding areas, including Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Acheson, Nisku, Devon, and Strathcona County. We are a proud COR Safety company and a Partner in Injury Reduction.

    In Demand Recruiting & Consulting Inc. has been the top boutique executive search firm in the Edmonton region since 2001.  We are a full-service search and consulting firm that specializes in bridging the gap between IN DEMAND skills and IN DEMAND opportunities and take pride in working quickly, effectively and professionally. We successfully recruit and source top talent for roles across Canada, the United States and around the world on a daily basis.

    Training for Staff Training for Staff

    Canada Alberta Job Grant a training program where an employer applies on behalf of their employee(s) for eligible training costs. Employers must contribute a minimum of one-third of the total training costs.

    Workplace Training provides individual-focused training or work experience to enable individuals to find and maintain employment. Employers can be reimbursed up to 70% of training costs up to $390/ week for up to 30 weeks.

    Rupertsland Institute Free group training if you’re planning on hiring 10 or more Metis individuals. Offerings can be customized to suit the business, but typical training provided in the past would be on safety or administration duties.  

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    FOR JOB SEEKERS

    Find a local job opportunity on Leduc Wetaskiwin Jobs, find funding programs training, or find tips from career experts.
     
  • Job Postings Job Postings

    Find regional job and training opportunities on Leduc Wetaskiwin Jobs or SUBMIT YOUR RESUME HERE to be matched with potential employers seeking your skills.
     

    Career Planning Resources + Tools Career Planning Resources + Tools

    ALIS Alberta  is career, learning, and employment information that helps Albertans achieve success.
     
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    Employment Services Employment Services

    Career Leap In partnership with Alberta Labour, supporting those individuals who are having difficulty entering the workforce, as well as highly skilled professionals, and those transitioning to other industries or occupations. Career Leap is a government funded program, so there are no fees to access our services. VIDEO HERE

    Rupertsland Training Institute An affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta and holding a triple mandate in education, training and research, we offer a variety of training programs, employment services and information to Métis people through a network of offices across Alberta.
     
    Maskwacis Employment Centre Employer Connections, Information sessions, Job Fairs, Employment Readiness Sessions, Job Referral, Resume & Cover Letter Preparation, Interview Preparation & Mock interviews, Budgeting, life skills, Labour Market Information, Client Skills Database, Career & Employment Workshops/Planning, Exposure Courses (Safety tickets), Class 7 Driver’s Training, Client Computers, Fax, Telephone. VIDEO HERE
     
    Directions for Wellness is a cost effective training provider alternative to the larger Public and Corporate Institutions. Our participants’ successes are enhanced by our ability to focus on quality, professional dedication and the importance of community. We believe that all individuals should be provided with the opportunity to increase their capabilities. We are dedicated to the promotion of holistic change in peoples’ lives.
     
    Elizabeth Fry Society Work4Women: Employment Program offers services to women who have been, are at risk of, or are currently in contact with the legal system. Women accessing employment services face a variety of barriers such as poverty, mental health issues, addiction issues, child welfare issues and child care concerns, criminal records, isolation, illiteracy, lack of education and training and discrimination.
     
    BGS Career Ventures has provided Career Development Services throughout Alberta for over 3 decades. We deliver high quality supports and expertise to clients as they move through the process of self-assessment, identifying current employment trends, establishing realistic goals and setting out action steps to reach their goals. Our extensive experience has provided us with a thorough understanding in how to successfully assess our clients’ needs and provide comprehensive services to meet the challenges they face reaching their personal, employment & career goals.
     
    Employabilities is a non-profit, charitable organization providing services to Albertans for over 45 years. We work with adults and youth with medical conditions, permanent injuries, disabilities, mental health issues and barriers to employment. EmployAbilities is recognized as a leader in developing and managing programs, services and resources designed to reduce barriers for individuals and increase participation in the labour force.

    Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Since 1981, EMCN has been supporting immigrants and refugees to settle, integrate and thrive in Edmonton. EMCN provides comprehensive settlement services and targeted programs for immigrants and refugees to support them in achieving confidence, a sense of belonging, and a successful life in Canada. EMCN services include: language services and programming, therapeutic and social services, settlement services, bridging and training programs, employment services, and community development initiatives. 
     
    Headhunters Recruitment We do recruitment differently. We are a values-based organization with a social conscience and heart and are committed to respect and integrity within our organization and in the marketplace.
     

    Bredin Centre for Learning Bredin Centre for Learning provides responsive services that empower and connect people to fully contribute to our community through pathways to education and employment. We currently offer government funded programs to support Unemployed Albertans and Newcomers to Canada in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and Spruce Grove. 1-Step Employment VIDEO HERE CareerLink VIDEO HERE

     

     

     
     

     

  • Education & Training Education & Training

      Wetaskiwin Community Learning Program

    Leduc Adult Learning The Leduc Adult Learning (LAL) Council is a local initiative providing adult learning opportunities to the City of Leduc and surrounding areas. It's one of many Community Adult Learning Councils (CALC) providing adult learning opportunities throughout Alberta.

    Norquest College is the Edmonton region’s largest community college, serving 19,354 students annually through full-time, part-time, online, face-to-face, and regional learning options. NorQuest helps students with diverse educational backgrounds complete or further their studies. Our foundational programs offer employment readiness, academic upgrading, and English language training. We offer career paths in health, community studies, and business through a range of post-secondary diploma, post-diploma, certificate, and course credit programs. Continuing Education and Custom Training options are also available to support individuals and organizations to develop new skills, advance career opportunities, enhance productivity, or increase employee engagement. NorQuest has programs available in Wetaskiwin and through online study, and we pride ourselves on offering a unique student experience and access to the latest technology and services to our students in the community. These include student advising, financial advising, tutorial and academic coaching services, Indigenous student services, services for students with disabilities, library and writing centre access, health and wellness services, assessment testing/exam invigilation, career and employment services.

    Alberta Indigenous Construction Career Centre (AICCC)

    CAREERS: The Next Generation

     
    Since 1996, ACTI has provided the government-funded Self-Employment training program to over 1500 Albertans. This program includes 10 weeks of group instruction followed by 16 weeks of business coaching all provided by experienced entrepreneurs. The program covers all aspects of business start-up including marketing, sales, finance, law, risk management, business plan writing and personal development. The program is particularly effective at helping students break out of their comfort zones and prepare for the psychological challenges of business ownership (self-doubt, procrastination, and fear of uncertainty).  

    In partnership with the Government of Alberta and the University of Alberta Technology Training Centre, Manpower fully believes in the re-skilling of talent for Alberta's digital transformation. TECHCareers is a retraining program for unemployed professional Albertans into Software Developers.  TECHCareers is a government funded program, so there are no fees to access our services.

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    A cost effective training provider alternative to the larger Public and Corporate Institutions. Our participants’ successes are enhanced by our ability to focus on quality, professional dedication and the importance of community. We believe that all individuals should be provided with the opportunity to increase their capabilities. We are dedicated to the promotion of holistic change in peoples’ lives.
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    Dyck Insurance Agency is a family operated insurance brokerage founded in 1979. With offices in Wetaskiwin, Thorsby and Calmar, we can help you find affordable insurance plans to protect your family and business in times of need. JOB POSTING HERE
     
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