WestKTech

Questions? Contact us at 250-352-6200 x 330 or westktech@kcds.ca WHAT IS WEST K TECH? One-year employment program supporting West Kootenay employers with recruitment, on-boarding and training for technology-related positions Wage subsidies and training supports for new hires to permanent technology-related positions Works with employers and new hires to create position-specific training plans Develops local employer and work-force…

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

CAREER PATHS – A BRIDGE TO CAREER FULFILLMENT WHO? Permanent Resident within the last ­5 years Intermediate to advanced English Pre-Arrival Experience Underemployed or unemployed Non-EI, Non BCEA recipient Open to immigrants from all countries WHAT? Action planning tailored to your career goals Evaluation and assessment of your credentials Referral to occupation-specific language training 1:1…

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Labour Market Information Report April 24-28

LMI Report Apr 24 – Apr 28, 2017   Labour Market Information encompasses material about occupations, wage rates, unemployment rates, employment outlooks and trends, education and training, and economic trends and conditions, as well as developments impacting these elements. For this compilation, articles are sourced from a wide variety of online publications. To capture the…

Women INC ~ Imagining New Careers

Women INC ~ Imagining New Careers WHO? If you are a woman living in Nelson, Castlegar, Kaslo, Salmo or Slocan, and you’re looking for a comprehensive work support program, consider this. Participants must be 19 or older and unemployed or underemployed. WHAT? One-to-three day courses for basic, entry level certification. Including: 7-week program that combines…

* Canada Summer Jobs

Canada Summer Jobs WHO? This program helps employers hire students for summer jobs aimed at improving their community. WHAT? Funding for not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses Jobs for student 15 to 30 years old, intending to return to school after the summer Focus is on meeting individual community needs and priorities HOW? This…