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Tips for Hiring Aboriginal Employees [Aboriginal Human Resource Council, AHRC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Human Resource Council (AHRC)

"Culturally-sensitive and effective interviewers know the background, experience and culture of the job candidates they interview and respond to each candidate on the basis of individual merit. By understanding that limited availability of work, lack of training opportunities, distance from major economic centres and a variety of personal factors may be responsible for inconsistent work records, the interviewer can more accurately assess an Aboriginal candidate’s resume."

Support for Hiring Workers who Have Suffered Employment Injuries [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

You may receive a grant for up to one year, to hire workers who have suffered employment injuries or to create permanent positions for them.

Skills Link [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

You could get up to $25,000 to hire and train a Canadian between the ages of 15 and 30 for projects that last up to 52 weeks. Your project can be either local or regional.

Hiring Employees [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

Know your obligations and opportunities when it comes to hiring employees — from recruitment to payroll to tax returns — and familiarize yourself with current labour market conditions.

About LMDA and LMA [SkillsPEI]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Government of Prince Edward Island
Year of publication: 
2012

The Canada-PEI Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA) and Labour Market Agreement (LMA) represent a combined investment of approximately $30 million annually in the Prince Edward Island labour market. This investment will assist the labour needs of employers and organizations while helping to improve the skills and employability of Prince Edward Islanders.

A Quarter of Your People are Leaving. How Will you Fill the Gap? [Construction HR Solutions]

Publisher: 
Construction Sector Council
Year of publication: 
2010

This booklet presents the case to the construction industry for hiring Aboriginal people as a source of labour.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Labour Force Participation Strategies [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC)
Year of publication: 
2010

This study looks at how well Aboriginal labour force participation strategies are working for Aboriginal people in the Atlantic region and how they can be improved. It finds that Aboriginal employment levels still lag considerably behind those of the general Canadian populace. However, rates have been increasing in the last twenty years, particularly since the introduction of employment equity legislation. The findings also show that multiple barriers to Aboriginal employment continue to exist.

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