Helping to connect job seekers and employers

Halton Region is committed to connecting residents with the services they need to be successful. In partnership with local employers and community organizations, Halton continues to respond to the changing demographics and diversity of Halton’s residents by connecting job seekers with a variety of free programs, services and resources to help them gain meaningful employment.

Employment Halton provides support to both job seekers, as well as employers. Through complimentary services and resources, Employment Halton offers free consultations, networking opportunities and educational sessions to ensure Halton’s economy thrives now and in the future.

Job Seekers

Employment Halton offers a number of services to help job seekers search for a new job or train for a new career. Residents who are looking for work can contact Employment Halton to gain access to some excellent services and resources, including:

  • job fairs, where attendees have the opportunity to network and meet hiring managers;
  • access to local job postings where job seekers can connect with employers from across the region;
  • practicum placement positions, where college and university students have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in a hands-on learning environment;
  • programs designed to enhance the skills of youth who experience multiple barriers to employment;
  • assistance with resume and interview preparation; and
  • a variety of on-site employment resources, reference tools and training.

Employers

With a growing population, easy access to markets and commitment to high-quality infrastructure, Halton is a great place to work and do business. We offer a high quality of life, low taxes and access to a highly educated workforce.

To help local businesses hire qualified candidates, Employment Halton offers a number of services to assist in finding suitable job candidates. Employers who are looking for new employees can contact Employment Halton to gain access to excellent hiring support, including:

  • recruitment and hiring services;
  • screening and matching services to select the best qualified candidates;
  • reference checks and education verification;
  • training incentive programs to off-set hourly wages and training costs;
  • access to Job Fairs; and
  • a free online job board where employers can connect with job seekers from across the region.

To learn about current opportunities, visit haltonjobs.ca, dial 311 or visit Employment Halton in person Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at 2441 Lakeshore Road West, Unit 16, Oakville (Bronte Village Mall).

As always, if you have any Regional concerns or comments you would like to share, please feel free to email me at gary.carr@halton.ca. You can also find me on Twitter @garycarrhalton, LinkedIn or Facebook. To receive further updates on Regional issues, please subscribe to my quarterly e-newsletter, “The Carr Report”.