Great News! Edge Career Focus Wage Subsidies for employers who hire staff, 30 years or younger, with post-secondary credentials has been extended to August, 2017!
If you have a position to fill that is ideal for a post-secondary graduate with a certificate, diploma, degree or a trade, please read.
The Career Centre, in partnership with Beacon Community Services in Victoria, supports post-secondary graduates in the mid- Vancouver Island region in finding work related to their field of study and supports employers with a significant wage subsidy.
The EDGE - Career Focus Program is:
-A Wage Subsidy program where 50% of wages are provided to the employer for up to 22 weeks (ending March 2017) - that's at least $8147 per hire.
-Targeted to post-secondary students or graduates up to the age of 30;
graduates of a certificate, diploma or degree or trades programs
-Targeting employment in high demand fields, including business, technology, trades, tourism, or social work. Plus other fields where employers must find credentialed employees.
-For employers with less than 500 employees - employers do not have to be on Vancouver Island.
-Employers can hire up to three eligible employees on this program
Call Diana Jolly 250.248.3205 ext. 236 or 250.240.9450 C
with your questions and learn more.
We'll help make it easy for you to hire qualified staff through the EDGE
-Career Focus Wage Subsidy.
Note: All agreements must be initiated by February 27, 2017.