Resources to assist small businesses to start and thrive.
When businesses locate or start up within Leduc County they can be confident they have access to a large, skilled workforce. We have a robust labour force across many sectors.
We are committed to supporting our local employers in their workforce development efforts.
Finding qualified candidates is a priority for many businesses, and targeted initiatives in Alberta and across Canada can assist in recruiting and retaining a productive workforce.
If you’re a County business and are having labour challenges, let us know.
A non-profit organization that brings together industry, schools, government and communities to guide youth into successful career paths. CAREERS works with Alberta schools to connect students to employers for paid internships. The Youth Internship Incentive Program provides qualified employers with up to $3600 per intern.
A grant program to support unemployed Albertans pursuing careers in the trucking industry.
Rules, regulations and compliance measures for employers and employees in Alberta workplaces.
Provide funding to community organizations to support labour market adjustment strategies and workforce development, including initiatives to attract and retain workers through partnerships. Contact your local WFC to discuss further.
Information about apprentice services, certification, trades in Alberta, regulations and resources.
Matching workers with employers to fill agriculture and agri-food jobs.
An easy-to-use tool that lets public and private sector users manage, advertise, distribute and download public purchasing opportunities for goods, services, and construction in Alberta. With APC, purchasers advertise opportunities for tender and vendors find opportunities to sell their products or services.
Offers business loans, resources, mentoring, guidance and support for rural small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Advertise your job for free to thousands of job seekers across Canada. Job Bank’s free tools and resources can help you find, hire, and retain the right workers, learn about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, explore the job market and stay informed about employment standards.
Jobs for Ukraine provides information on how to promote jobs to Ukrainians coming to Canada to escape the crisis in their country.
The federal department that supports economic growth across the Canadian Prairies by helping people navigate federal economic programs and services.
Information to help you hire the right employees for your business.
Careers in Energy employer resources are free and available to all energy industry employers from small, to mid-size and large companies. These resources are designed to help organizations’ hiring and retention practices evolve and shift with the changing skills and knowledge demands of the energy sector.
Provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.
Has launched a new survey to inform a compensation study for the Canadian tourism and hospitality sector. The aim is to get a comprehensive picture of how tourism business operators think about compensation within the context of COVID-19 recovery and the ongoing labour crunch affecting the sector.
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