As an employer, your workforce is your most valuable asset. Employment Ontario has services right across Ontario that can help you.

Here's how:

Hiring employees: Get help finding and hiring skilled employees and learn about a number financial hiring incentives available to employers.

Hiring youth: Through the Ontario Youth Employment Fund, you may be eligible for an incentive when you hire an eligible unemployed person between the ages of 15 and 29.

Hiring summer students: I want to hire students to work during the summer.

Training and apprenticeships: Learn about how you can benefit from training and apprenticeship programs and hiring incentives, such as the Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit and Apprentice Completion Employer Bonus.

Workplace Literacy: Now more than ever, workers need strong reading, writing, problem-solving, computer and other essential skills to succeed on the job. Employers can help workers build these skills by participating in literacy projects in partnership with Employment Ontario service providers.

Downsizing and layoffs: Find out about programs that can benefit both employers and employees who are dealing with downsizing and layoffs.

Forecasting labour: Get access to labour market information and learn how local training boards can help you with forecasting labour supply.

Work with your community to develop plans for tomorrow's skills needs.

Northern Training Partnership Fund

Ontario is helping Northern Ontarians train for new jobs in emerging resource sectors like the Ring of Fire and green and innovative technology.