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The regional Job Connector is matching local businesses with prospective employers to fill jobs and build our regional workforce. Employers, job seekers and students can use these free tools and resources below to find jobs, training, financial help and other supports.

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FOR EMPLOYERS THAT ARE HIRING

Post a job on the  Leduc Wetaskiwin Job Page 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.

Featured Resource

Careers: The Next Generation is connecting dedicated, motivated high school students with employer partners. Gaining on-the-job experience with businesses like yours gives our interns a head start on career preparation, and it gives employers the chance to show Alberta’s next generation of skilled tradespeople what it takes to succeed in their field. Right now, while our province is working to set the stage for economic recovery, is the perfect time to train and cultivate eager young workers who will support your success now and, in the years, to come. There are NEW financial incentives for employer partners coming for those interested in providing a student internship.

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
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
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/Metus

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

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

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

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

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
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.

FOR EMPLOYERS

Post, find wage subsidy programs for staff and connect with prospective employees.

Hiring Resources

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

Svensen 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

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.  

FOR JOB SEEKERS

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

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.

Training for Staff

Canada Alberta Job Grant a training program where an employer applies on behalf of their employee(s) for eligible training

ALIS ALBERTA is career, learning, and employment information that helps Albertans achieve success.
 

CAREER & EMPLOYMENT SERVICES VIDEO HERE Get Your Career in Gear with one of Alberta's finest Certified Career Development Professionals, Robert Manolson BA, CCDP. Individualized career and employment support for career changers, education planners and work searchers. Need to Identify a Career Direction? Exploring Your Options? Move forward with help.

 
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