eForcePEI.ca is a government funded initiative designed to offer small business owners and their employees skills training at NO COST since 2014.
There are over 140 FREE courses available through the program.
Using the Coursepark.com online learning platform, eForce.ca allows employees to learn in a way that is both cost effective and widely accessible.
The selection of courses is suitable for small and medium-size businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals interested in improving their skills and knowledge. Subjects covered include Microsoft Office courses in Word and Excel, social media, small business management, HR fundamentals, and financial literacy.
PERCÉ PEI is proud to launch the 14th edition of the PERCÉ program for the summer of 2016.
This program enables students enrolled in post-secondary institutions (university or college) to take part in paid internships for approximately 12 weeks with an employer in their field of study and interest.
PERCÉ is presently recruiting students aged 30 years and younger who can ideally communicate in French and have an interest in returning to work in their communities on PEI.
Deadline for applications: March 31, 2017
Registration form is here.
Career Bridges is a 12-week vocational assessment and guidance program for people considering a career change or further training.
For more information, call Career Bridges
All dates for the program are tentative and are based on enrollment numbers.
PEI HR Toolkit is pleased to announce that Detry Carragher of Carvo Group will be sharing tips and strategies to build a talent pipeline in a tight labour market.
- Why am I struggling to find workers?
- How can I stand out from the competition?
- How can I maximize my investment in recruiting?
A brief overview of the free PEI HR Toolkit will also be provided.
About the Facilitator: Detry Carragher has led Carvo Group since 2004 and is consulted regularly by employers and industry groups from across Canada on a range of workplace related topics. She has worked on the recruiting agency side, however she is motivated to help business owners develop the skills to build their employment brand for long term benefits.
To Register: Please register with Christine by Friday. March 31, 12 noon.
Email: [email protected] Tel: or TF: 1-855-297-9898 ext2
Please bring your own lunch. Tea & Coffee will be provided.
Networking is important! Save the date for the April PEIBWA business mixer at Rodd Charlottetown Hotel. It’s free to attend, and open to all who want to make new contacts and connect with old friends.
Job seekers . . .
Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI) will host the annual Tourism Job Fair at the Stanley Bridge Resort and Conference Centre. The fair is being held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
The Tourism Job Fair has proven to be an event that is beneficial to both the employers and job seekers alike. It is a great opportunity for all employers working in the Tourism Industry to recruit, interview, and potentially hire new employees all in one convenient location.
Info for employers
Four easy ways to register and reserve a booth:
- Register Online
- By Fax: 902-368-3605
- By Phone: 902-566-5008
- By Mail: P.O. Box 2050 Charlottetown, PE, Canada C1A 7N7 — Attn: Debbie Mol
The deadline for registration (in order to be included in advertising) is February 28, 2017. If you have any questions please contact Debbie Mol at 566-5008 or [email protected].
Booth space at the Tourism Job Fair will include:
- Company listing in event show guide (Final booth registration is February 28th).
- Lunch for two participants
- Booth space
- Booth sign and name tags
- Table and two chairs
Funded in whole or part by the Canada/Prince Edward Island Labour Market Development Agreements.
Networking is important! Save the date for the May PEIBWA business mixer at the Hopyard. It’s free to attend, and open to all who want to make new contacts and connect with old friends.
The 2017 Women in Business Symposium is an event for Island women in business to develop their leadership capacity, learn new strategies, gain inspiration, establish new connections and access professional resources to grow personally and professionally. The theme for 2017 will be revealed soon.
This unique learning opportunity will help foster personal and professional capacity of Island business women, professionals and entrepreneurs through a program designed to meet their needs. Sessions will focus on practical and innovative ways for participants to build, grow and expand their businesses and professional skills. There will be keynote presentations, workshops, and panel discussions, followed by an informal networking mixer to continue the conversations that started during the day.
EARLY BIRD tickets for both PEIBWA members and the public are on sale now!
We will update the list of panelists and speakers in the weeks leading up to the event.
Plan on joining us for this full day seminar on current labour and employment law topics relevant to today’s workplace.
Seminar Speakers & Topics:
- Employment Agreements (Kiersten Amos, McInnes Cooper)
- Performance Management (Murray Murphy, Q.C., CPHR, Partner, Stewart McKelvey)
- Alternative Dispute Resolution Approaches (Patsy MacLean, Q.C., Partner, MacLeod, Montigny + MacLean)
- Human Rights & Accommodation (Karen Campbell, Q.C., Partner, Cox & Palmer)
- Marijuana in the Workplace (Stephen Carpenter, CPHR, Partner, Stewart McKelvey)
- Workplace Investigations (Ian Pickard, Partner, McInnes Cooper)
The price includes all education sessions, two breaks, and lunch.
(April 1 – May 12)
(after May 12)
|Members||$190 (+HST)||$240 (+HST)||$290 (+HST)|
|Non-Members||$300 (+HST)||$350 (+HST)||$400 (+HST)|
|Student Members||$125 (+HST)||$175 (+HST)||$200 (+HST)|
Please note that you must register online by the dates noted above in order to qualify for the special rates. Amounts cannot be adjusted after the dates have passed. When you register, you will receive an automated email. Members can also view their event registrations when logged into their member profile.
15% HST will be reflected in the ticket pricing shown when you register.
Our member CPHRs also receive an exclusive $30 discount off the above rates. The price will be adjusted automatically when registering while logged into your member profile.
8:45 am – Educational Seminar begins
4:15/4:20 pm – Educational Seminar concludes
Pre-registration is required. To register, click on the Tickets link above.