For Employers

Job postingGlobal Vocational Services offers a free job posting service to advertise openings in the Cowichan Valley and are posted on our website and social media channels. To post a job on our Job Board, please go here.

Another service available to employers is the Wage Subsidy Program. The objective of this program is to assist employers in offsetting the cost associated with hiring new employees and developing their skills in order to create long-term employment.

In addition, we have resources to help employers build and manage their employees including:

  • Information and coaching on finding good candidates.
    WorkBC’s Employer Tool Kit is a very helpful resource for Employers, providing a plethora of information on how to connect with job-seekers, and strategies for recruiting and retaining successful employees. See our Employer Resources page for many more helpful links related to running a business..
  • Information and coaching on interviewing and assessing potential employees
  • Job Development Services
  • Room and classroom rentals
  • Looking to connect with over 500 local job-seekers? Consider attending our annual Job Fair! Last year, we featured over 35 local employers under one roof, where job-seekers and employers were able to connect and share information, hold on-the-spot interviews, and plan their next career steps. See our Job Fair page for more information on the next one.

Apprentices

Consider hiring an apprentice! See the Industry Training Authority information on sponsoring or hiring apprentices. For more general information about skilled trades and apprenticeships, see Apprenticeship.

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