Services for Employers and Businesses

There are many organizations in Etobicoke, Black Creek and York-Weston that can assist businesses and employers with hiring new employees.

Below is a list of services that these government-funded organizations provide at no cost, to help you find the right person for the job:

Hiring Support

  • Pre-screening of applicants or resumes
  • Free on online job boards
  • Testing of candidates or applicants
  • Matching qualified job seekers with open positions
  • Short term job trials

Financial Incentives

  • Training and wage subsidies
  • Monetary incentives for employers who hire candidates that require on-the-job training
  • Subsidies for hiring youth or summer students

Internships and Work Placements

  • Short-term and longer-term work placements
  • No cost to the employer (or subsidized wages)

Training programs to address skills gaps and training needs

  • Support for employee integration into the workplace
  • Customized training programs
  • In-the-workplace training or coaching to improve employee retention
  • Position-specific training plans
  • Training or coaching for employers on how to improve HR practices

Hiring Events

  • Targeted and customized recruiting
  • Job fairs and recruitment events
  • Employer-Job Seeker networking events
  • Speed interviewing events

For a directory of organizations offering no-cost services for employers, go to the Services Map and select ‘Employer Services’ from the Categories menu.



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