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April 2014 Calendar

News & Updates

Employment Service is here to provide you with up to date News on the Labour Market, Job Opportunities and helpful information.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014Government of Ontario Supporting Young Entrepreneurs

“The Starter Company program provides Ontario’s youth with training, business skills development, mentoring from local business leaders and capital to start, grow or buy a small business.
Part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, the program will support 18- to 29-year-old entrepreneurs across the province by partnering them with experts to help develop the skills needed to launch successful businesses. The program will include outreach to those facing multiple barriers or living in high-needs communities.” Want to learn more? Read the full article here or contact us today to find out if your eligible to participate.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014Labour Market Information

Understanding the unique Upper Ottawa Valley labour market can help guide you in planning an effective job search strategy. If you’re thinking of upgrading your skills or are new to the area, then information about the labour market can help direct you towards fields that are hiring new employees in your target salary range. Contact us today for specific labour market information about Renfrew County. We can work with you to tailor your résumé to best reflect the skills that are most in demand in your area. We can also help direct your skills upgrading and training so that your job search will lead you to the jobs that are available in your area. For more labour market information, check out the the Labour Market Group of Renfrew and Lanark website.

Friday, April 11th, 2014Government of Ontario Encouraging Young People Facing Barriers to Become Job Creators

“Ontario launched a new program to help young entrepreneurs facing barriers in business gain valuable skills and experience.
The Strategic Community Entrepreneurship Projects (SCEP) program will provide grants to not-for-profit organizations to help 15-29 year-olds — from high-needs communities and vulnerable populations — start a business. The program will help fill the gap for young people who want to be entrepreneurs, but who are not eligible for other self-employment programs.
The SCEP program is part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, which is helping create 30,000 job opportunities for young people across the province.” Want to learn more? Read the full article here.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014Pembroke MDF Inc. Expands Operations and Creates Jobs

“Ontario’s Industrial Electricity Incentive (IEI) program has made it possible for Pembroke MDF Inc., to expand its operations by retrofitting its Pembroke-based facility and creating 140 jobs…The program spurs industrial growth and production by offering a lower price for additional electricity they use.” Click here to read the full article or for more information on Ontario’s Industrial Electricity Incentive (IEI) program check out the Ontario Power Authority website. You can also view available jobs with Pembroke MDF on our job list.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014Last Chance to Register

Last chance to register for our Youth Job Search Strategies Workshop on Saturday, April 12th from 1pm – 3pm at our Petawawa location. Please R.S.V.P by Friday, April 11th by phone at 613-687-1717 or email [email protected].

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