Monthly Virtual Job Fairs

  Did you know that we facilitate virtual job fairs every month? If you are looking to hire and need some assistance with virtual recruitment, let us help you! Our experienced facilitator will walk you through the process. From early planning stages to event registration and in-session facilitation, we have you covered. Contact Jen Barclay…

Virtual Hiring Supports for Employers

Being forced to adopt new, virtually enabled business models overnight can feel overwhelming, especially when it comes to hiring. We have the right supports to help you successfully transition to virtual recruitment, so let us help you with your next hire! As part of our ongoing commitment to employers and business owners across the Kootenay…

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…

Everyone is Able

WorkBC Supports People Working with a Disability to Thrive September is Disability Employment Month in BC, a time both to celebrate the contributions that employees with a disability make in the workplace and to spread awareness about the barriers facing these workers. With 3 in 10 employees expected to experience a disability during their working…

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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…

The Benefits of Hiring Mature Workers

Where can businesses find a dependable, steady workforce that has no plans to move up and out? A workforce dedicated to the job at hand and that takes pride in its work? One that will cost them less to hire, train and maintain? Mature Workers! As Baby Boomers (those born between 1945 and 1964) prepare…