Kootenay Career Development Society to Deliver Enhanced Employment Services to Job Seekers

Boundary-Kootenay Region, BC – Job seekers in Central/West Kootenay/Boundary will get extra support in their search for sustainable employment as Kootenay Career Development Society (KCDS) prepares to be the primary contractor for the new and improved WorkBC Employment Services program, funded by the Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. They…

CBT’s Non-Profit Workshops Coming to Nelson KCDS Training Centre

KCDS is excited to host CBT’s Non-Profit Capacity Building Workshop Series at our Nelson Training Centre! These workshops have been designed to make your non-profit stronger. Take one – or all three!!!   SEPTEMBER 30 Financial Management Basics I and Financial Management II  This course provides an overview of basic financial management concepts that are…

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Employee Retention: How to Keep Good Employees

Keeping valuable employees can be complicated in today’s evolving workplace that faces challenges unique to our fast-paced, technological world; yet it is more important than ever to retain an efficient workforce in order to remain competitive. The hidden cost of high turnover can drain a company’s resources. Replacement costs for workers are estimated at 1/3…

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Tips to Reduce Employee Turnover

”People move on for better opportunities; they seem to graduate from my business to another.” This West Kootenay employer echoes the frustration of many local employers who are dealing with employee turnover. This interview was a component of the Nelson Area Human Resource Strategy (Local Employers Working Together), a 1997-98 labour market partnership conducted by…