“A company is only as good as its employees.” This is a statement that rings true to all business owners. Hiring the best person for the job is critical to the growth of any small to medium business, but it can be difficult to attract the right applicants compared to larger corporations. Luckily, there are some great inexpensive and free online resources that can help you find the perfect fit for your business.
One of the top job search web resources, dedicated to helping companies of all sizes. They offer great functionality, including applications for mobile devices so candidates can find and track your job postings from just about anywhere.
This is more than just a great job search website. On top of their extensive job recruitment tools spanning across all sectors and levels of experience, Workopolis provides employers with job search poll statistics, news headlines, and promotional options to help profile your company.
As one of the largest online classifieds websites in Canada, Kijiji supports a great job search section to help connect employers with job candidates. Employers create free landing pages for interested applicants to learn more about the posting and apply. The employer can increase their exposure through premium advertising options to ensure their jobs appear at the top of the list.
This job search resource is run by the Government of Canada and is a popular choice for posting job opportunities for both permanent positions and internships.
A Canadian job board that offers a helpful promotional feature, which delivers customized email newsletters to job seekers. These newsletters contain relevant new job postings based on job category and location, allowing your postings to be directly marketed to the right audience in addition to the exposure gained through the website.
Tap Into Young Talent Through School Job Boards
Most Canadian Universities and Colleges host job boards to connect employers with students and alumni. There are many local Ontario school job boards that can help you find candidates of all skill levels. A short list of schools that have job boards include Conestoga College, MacMaster University, Queen’s University, University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, University of Western Ontario, and Wilfrid Laurier University.
Funding Support to Assist Your Hiring Efforts
There are several government grants and tax credits available to Canadian businesses geared towards hiring practices. Please visit our Human Resources Government Funding and explore the wealth of opportunities available. There are funding options available for all sectors, including trades, IT, healthcare, manufacturing, software, and more.