Employment Halton – Open for Business

Halton Region is pleased to announce the opening of our Employment Halton office in Oakville.  We offer a comprehensive range of programs and services to anyone who is searching for a job or interested in training for a new career.  Employment Halton also provides extensive services to employers in Halton to support their efforts to recruit staff.  

As a service provider for Employment Ontario External Link, Halton Region is part of a network of providers in Halton who are committed to providing accessible; customer focused and integrated services so that the experience for individuals accessing the system is seamless.  Employment Ontario programs External Link include apprenticeship opportunities and programs such as Second Career External Link which provides participants with financial support to assist them as they re-train for a new career.

Employment Halton staff can help you search for a job; access programs to train for a new career; prepare your resume and cover letters; and prepare for interviews.  You can also access any of the job search or career we will be offering starting in spring 2011.  Our employment resource centre features a library complete with business directories, newspapers and books to support your job search.  The employment resource centre is also designed with adjustable workstations to accommodate mobility devices and software including TextNET, Jaws, Zoom Text, Kruzwiel and Guide to make our services accessible to people with disabilities.  Employment Halton also operates an accessible employment resource centre in Milton.  

In addition to the services offered onsite, job seekers and employers benefit from the free online job posting board operated by Employment Halton.  Our staff is working closely with employers in Halton to help them meet their hiring needs.  If you are an employer in Halton you may be interested in the services Employment Halton can offer you.  We offer personalized services that include: screening and matching services to help you select the best qualified candidate; reference checking and education verification service; training incentive programs to off-set the cost of training and hourly wages; and access to our annual job fairs.

If you are looking for a job, interested in a new career or are an employer in Halton who wants to learn more about what we can do for you, contact us by dialing 311 or 905-825-6000, toll free: 1-866-442-5866, or visit www.halton.ca/employmenthalton Our Employment Halton office is located in Bronte Village Mall in Oakville (2441 Lakeshore Road, view map External Link).  

If you have any Regional concerns or comments you would like to share, please feel free to email me at gary.carr@halton.ca. To receive further updates on Regional issues, please subscribe to my quarterly e-newsletter, “The Carr Report.”