Resources for Employers
Browse through the resources below on a wide range of topics from regulations and funding of wages to resources available through AbbotsfordWORKS.
The following websites provide valuable resources on regulations in BC and Canada.
- AbbotsfordWorks: If you wish to post a job on our website, or work specifically with one of our Case Managers on screening applicants, you may complete our online form. You will receive a call from our Community Liaison to confirm your job posting prior to it being posted on this website or assigned to a Case Manager. Post Your Job today!
- BCWORKS Provincial Job Postings
This provincial website offers you a wider distribution of your posting.
- BC Industry Association Job Boards
Post jobs under job boards specific to your industry.
Hiring Fairs and Interview Rooms
Our AbbotsfordWorks Storefront location has meeting rooms for conducting job interviews and hiring fairs. Space is also available to employers to host 1-hour workshops to provide information and screen potential applicants. Please call Rodney Wiebe at 604-859-4500 to book.
The provincial government recognizes some people need work experience, and that some employers would like to access financial supports when hiring these particular applicants. Find out more or view the PDF document from BCWORKS
Skills Connect for Immigrants
This program has wage incentives for employers that hire immigrants and give them work experience. Tel: 1-877-866-3100.
Abbotsford Community Services - Skills Connect for Immigrants | Skills Connect - Need to Hire?
Get Youth Working
This program supports employers who hire people aged 16 – 29. An employer can hire up to 3 youth and get an incentive of $2800 per hire. http://www.getyouthworking.ca/employer-info
Job Creation Partnerships:
This funding provides human resources to organizations to assist with local projects. The resources consist of people on IE who would benefit from work experience and skill enhancement. A typical funding request ranges from $20,000 - $100,000 depending on the size and nature of the project.
Career Start is a unique wage subsidy program designed to help employers fill vacant positions with post-secondary graduates between the ages of 15 and 30.
View the PDF on the right for more information.
Labour Market Services
Carly Begg, Agreement and Partnership Agent
#209 5477 - 152nd Street, Surrey, BC V3S 5A5
For more information...
Construction Industry Resources
STEP (skilled trades employment program)
This program matches job ready individuals with constructions jobs. Training to get a job is also provided when necessary. http://www.stepbc.ca/employers
Job Match Program
This program is designed to provide construction companies with a pool of work ready applicants.... so a worker can be on the job quickly. skillcentral.ca