The Canadian government released a $27 Billion economic support response plan against COVID-19. Mentor Works breaks down what this means for your business.
For some organizations, work events can appear to be an unnecessary expense, best reserved for an annual holiday party and nothing else. However, investing in the development of a fun and social company culture can have major benefits for an organization by fostering improved employee engagement.
Engaged employees are four times
The Government of Ontario recently announced a suite of changes to Employment Ontario programming and services. The government is launching a new system that will improve Ontario employment services by focusing on the needs of local communities, workers, and employers.
Employment Ontario provides a range of programs, services, and funding opportunities
It goes without question that continuous learning in business is crucial for success. An organization’s willingness to expand knowledge benefits the entire process of attracting, maintaining, and developing employees. Any business that is seeking to implement employee training and development is encouraged to first identify and pinpoint the reason for
Targeted training programs for employee development can help Canadian companies scale operations and establish a competitive advantage. But despite the clear benefits of workforce progression, few organizations allocate enough capital to invest in upskill, leadership, and operational development.
Organizations want growth, and the ability to sustain success in the constantly changing
British Columbia businesses can apply for several types of government funding programs aimed at fueling competitiveness. This includes funding to offset the costs of business and market expansion, capital and technology adoption, research and development, and workforce development projects. While some of these government funding programs are provided federally, those
As Ontario’s aging workforce draws nearer to retirement, it’s essential that companies have a plan for how to fill these roles. Recruiting students and recent graduates is a good strategy to overcome talent gaps, although employers often find it difficult to find and hire quality youth employees. The additional time
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) is a training grant that supports employers implementing third-party training programs to improve employee skillsets. Since it was launched in 2014, the program has helped thousands of companies across Ontario to develop and maintain a highly skilled workforce.
There have been some significant changes to COJG