Targeted Wage Subsidy
The Targeted Wage Subsidy program provides a temporary wage subsidy for eligible employers who hire and provide work experience and skills enhancement to eligible program candidates.
Employer Eligibility Criteria
- Commit to providing year-round, full-time employment; minimum of 35 hours per week
- Have been in business for at least one year
- Complete a signed agreement PRIOR to hiring an employee
- Private, public, or non-profit organization
- Have WorkSafe BC account in good standing
- Facilitate all aspects of hiring such as interviewing, checking references and conducting criminal record checks, if required
- Provide on-the-job training, support and supervision as needed
For more information and to obtain an application package, please contact our
Wage Subsidy Coordinator, Kathy Wallace, at 250-992-7691 ext. 204 or email@example.com.
Work Ready For Youth
The Work Ready for Youth program provides a temporary wage subsidy for eligible employers who hire and provide work experience to eligible program candidates.
For more information, please contact Nina Harder, Youth Coordinator, at 250-992-7691 ext. 212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer Information Sessions
Network with other employers and learn how WorkBC Quesnel can help you meet your HR needs.
We host employer sessions bi-monthly. If you would like to attend or for more information, please contact
Katie Haber at 250-992-7691 ext. 213 or email@example.com.
Our next job fair is April 19, 2018.
We co-host a yearly spring job fair with Community Futures North Cariboo. Employers who attend get free booth space and lunch, and access to a large pool of local candidates. Please contact Regena at 250-992-7691 ext. 202 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to reserve your space.
We offer a variety of services, all free of charge, to help you meet your recruitment and HR needs.
Job Posting Services
We will hold resumes with pick-up by employers every two weeks.
We have 3 board rooms and several small meeting rooms that are available free-of-charge for employers to hold information sessions, candidate interviews, and staff orientations. Please contact our office for more details.
Information about external programs and services
There are numerous programs and services available across BC to assist with your recruitment, hiring, and training needs.
Contact Katie Haber, our Employer Services Coordinator, for more information on these services:
250-992-7691 ext. 213 or email@example.com.
Canada-BC Job Grant ( https://www.workbc.ca/Employer-Resources/Canada-BC-Job-Grant.aspx )
The Canada-B.C. Job Grant (CJG) is an employer-driven, cost-sharing program that helps employers invest in training for their current or future employees. The CJG assists eligible employers to offset the cost of training up to a maximum of $10,000 per participant per fiscal year, and up to a maximum of $15,000 per participant per fiscal year for the Unemployed Stream.
Industry Training Authority Resources for Employers ( http://www.itabc.ca/overview/info-employers )
The Industry Training Authority (ITA) leads and coordinates British Columbia’s skilled trades system. ITA works with employers, employees, industry, labour, training providers and government to issue credentials, supports apprenticeships, fund programs, set program standards and increase opportunities in the trades.
Quesnel Economic Development ( https://www.quesnel.ca/business-services/economic-development )
Economic Development focuses on activities that support business retention and expansion, resident, visitor, and business attraction, workforce development and attraction, and occasional sector specific projects.
Community Futures North Cariboo ( http://www.cfquesnel.com )
Community Futures operates a resource center for small business, providing loans, training, coaching and information services to entrepreneurs. Community Futures also provides technical and financial support for projects that diversify the economy and improve the quality of life in the North Cariboo region.
Canada Business Network ( https://canadabusiness.ca )
We provide resources and information to help Canadians get their businesses going and growing.
Post a job to the province-wide WorkBC Job Board:
( https://www.workbc.ca/Employer-Resources/Your-Workforce/Job-board-benefits.aspx )
Community and Employer Partnership Plan
Our Community and Employer Partnership Plan (CEP) outlines our strategies for communication and partnerships that will benefit local employers and clients. Our goal is to increase employment opportunities for our clients while supporting local employers to meet their human resource needs. The plan outlines local labour market trends and identifies services that will help us best meet our community’s labour market needs.
Click the link below to view and/or print out a copy of the 2017 - 2018 Community and Employer Partnership Plan.