WestKTech

Questions? Contact us at 250-352-6200 x 330 or westktech@kcds.ca WHAT IS WEST K TECH? One-year pilot program that supports West Kootenay employers with employee recruitment and training for technology-related positions Offers employers wage subsidies and position-specific training for new hires to permanent technology-related positions Offers job candidates individualized action plans with training supports to develop…

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

CAREER PATHS – A BRIDGE TO CAREER FULFILLMENT WHO? Permanent Resident within the last ­5 years Intermediate to advanced English Pre-Arrival Experience Underemployed or unemployed Non-EI, Non BCEA recipient Open to immigrants from all countries WHAT? Action planning tailored to your career goals Evaluation and assessment of your credentials Referral to occupation-specific language training 1:1…

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Labour Market Information Report April 24-28

LMI Report Apr 24 – Apr 28, 2017   Labour Market Information encompasses material about occupations, wage rates, unemployment rates, employment outlooks and trends, education and training, and economic trends and conditions, as well as developments impacting these elements. For this compilation, articles are sourced from a wide variety of online publications. To capture the…

Doorways for Men

Doorways for Men WHO? If you’ve lived through trauma, violence or abuse that has made finding a job or participating in your community difficult, this program can help you. WHAT? Exploration of recovery, personal growth and life/career planning Comprehensive, 4-week program Goal is to overcome the impact men’s trauma has had on their search for…

Women INC ~ Imagining New Careers

Women INC ~ Imagining New Careers WHO? If you are a woman living in Nelson, Castlegar, Kaslo, Salmo or Slocan, and you’re looking for a comprehensive work support program, consider this. Participants must be 19 or older and unemployed or underemployed. WHAT? One-to-three day courses for basic, entry level certification. Including: 7-week program that combines…

Youth Employment Services

Youth Employment Services WHO? If you are between 16 and 22, and looking for good work locally, come in and discover our youth focused employment services and supports! WHAT? Assistance with job search skills, resumes, networking and interview preparation One-on-one coaching from experts Use of computers, phone, internet Up-to-date job boards HOW? For more information…