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Grow your Workforce Webinar

September 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Developing a workforce has always presented itself with a variety of opportunities and challenges and 2021 has been no exception. In this event employers will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of programs, funding, and resources available to help you address workforce needs. This includes attracting new employees, fill existing and future gaps in your workforce, and discovering incentives to help you scale up and enhance your existing workforce. As well, employers will learn about support available to assist them with applying for programs.

Hear from a selection of presenters including Goodwill Career Centre; the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development; Chatham-Kent Economic Development; and the Small Business Centre.

Recommended audiences include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Large industry
  • Agriculture
  • Trades
  • Energy
  • Health care
  • Small business

Event topics include:

  1. Apprenticeships and skilled trades
  2. Placements with incentives
  3. Canada-Ontario Job Grant

There are more than 140 apprenticeship trades in four sectors:

  • Construction (for example, construction and maintenance, electrician)
  • Industrial (for example, welder)
  • Automotive power (for example, automotive service technician)
  • Service industry (for example, Hairstylist)