The Career-Ready with CTMA hiring grant is open and accepting applications. Discover what you need to access MTDMA sector funding for youth workers.
On July 15, 2019, the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) and the Ontario Provincial Government announced the launch of the Career-Ready with CTMA program – a new hiring program in partnership with Mentor Works Ltd. This program is helping close the skilled trades gap in the Machine, Tool, Die
Hiring youth workers for manufacturing positions can be costly. With significant training and onboarding expenses that exceed the investment required with experienced labourers, the costs of recruiting youth workers can often outweigh its benefits. Still, employing apprentices and interns is an excellent strategy to overcome talent gaps. Manufacturers need to
The Canadian Federal Budget 2018 was released last week to much interest from business leaders and industry analysts. This year, innovation was again a top priority of the federal government, highlighted by the increase in funding support for several research and development funds. Unlike the previous two Liberal budgets, however,
Hiring and training apprentices is a fundamental strategy for employers of skilled tradespeople. Yet for many employers, time and cash become obstacles to expand their team. Fortunately, the Government of Canada offers employers funding to offset the early-stage hiring and training costs of new apprentices. The Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax
Hiring and training apprentices is a great way to build your team of qualified tradespeople. In Ontario, employers have numerous supports to help recruit and train apprentices. These incentives should be used whenever possible to offset labour costs and grow your team of high-quality employees.
One of the best incentives for
As Canadian businesses become more innovative and technology-driven, employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find the skilled workers they require. Most industries are feeling the effects of this widening skills gap, perhaps few more than the manufacturing sector where upwards of 35% believe they do not have sufficient talent.
Mentor Works connects with many businesses that have questions about hiring an apprentice. We appreciate that the process of hiring an apprentice can appear to be complicated. For this reason we have endeavoured to provide you with the information you need to know and a clear process to follow.
The Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit (ATTC) is a refundable tax credit for Canadian businesses employing apprentices in certain skilled trades. Many businesses are surprised to hear the potential applications of these tax credits for Information Technology (IT) positions within their organizations. This article looks to provide some additional information on
Apprenticeship Funding Update: Read about currently available grants and tax credits to support the hiring and training of apprentices.
As mentioned by one of our previous articles regarding the recent allocation of Canadian Government Funding to Skills Canada, the Federal and Provincial Governments provide significant amounts of funding to encourage young