Canada-Ontario Job Grant

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides direct financial support for employers to provide short –term training to existing and new employees. This grant program allows employers to choose the training that meets the needs of their business and the individuals to be trained. The Government provides up to $10,000 per person for training costs. Employers…

Youth Job Connection: Summer

Youth Job Connection Summer – Provides summer, part-time and after-school job opportunities to high school students, aged 15 to 18, who are facing challenges and may need support transitioning between school and work. Supports include: Paid pre-employment training to promote job-readiness; Job matching and paid job placements, with placement, support for participants and hiring incentives…

Second Career

Did you know you can get new skills, those needed for jobs in demand now – and financial support when you qualify for Second Career? Apply for up to $28,000 for cost including tuition, books, manuals, workbooks or other instructional costs, transportation, basic living allowance (maximum $410 per week) and child care.\ To be eligible…

Youth Job Connection

The Youth Job Connection program serves youth aged 15 to 29 who experience barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities. From April 2016 to date we have worked with over 200 youth in the Youth Job Connection program. The participants were from all over the District’s of…

How Employment North Has Impacted Cody’s Life!

Meet Cody! Cody is another awesome employee from Retro Electric! In this video Cody will tell you not only how Employment North has helped him with one job, but two jobs! Cody has successfully found his ideal workplace through Employment North and we could not be more thrilled! Great job Cody.

Meet Curtis

We are so proud of Curtis. Curtis participated in one of our youth services programs and we are thrilled to play a small role in his workplace success at Near North Business Machines in Huntsville. Check out his video explaining how our programs assisted him with training, placements and finding a position that compliments his skillset.  

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Resume And Tips on Correcting These Mistakes

Your resume is often the first contact you have with an employer. This first impression can either increase or decrease your chances of obtaining employment in the position you are applying for. The worst resume mistakes are most often the simplest to make, the most overlooked by the writer and extremely hard to improve once…

My First Job Feature

We started a new feature highlighting community members sharing their early work experiences and what they remember about starting out in the workforce. We caught up with Sam Corbeil, Co-founder & Brewmaster at Sawdust City Brewing Company in Gravenhurst. Check out what Sam had to share with Employment North about his first job. Check out…