Recently announced, the Canadian bio-economy businesses can look forward to additional federal support as BioTalent Canada’s highly successful wage subsidy program, “Career Focus” has been extended another year with an additional $1.5 million for subsidies for new hires for biotech businesses.
The organization received word very recently from the Youth Employment Strategy program of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) that Career Focus would be extended to a third consecutive year, ending March 31, 2016.
About Career Focus
The Career Focus Program is a wage subsidy program funded by the federal Youth Employment Strategy, for bio-economy employers to hire the talent they need and for recent graduates to gain the work experience they require – by subsidizing the salary of a recent graduate. For more information on how this program has impacted Canada’s bio-economy and how biotech business and new grads can apply to the program, visit www.biotalent.ca/success.
About BioTalent Canada
BioTalent Canada is the HR partner of Canada’s bio-economy. As an HR expert and national non-profit organization, BioTalent Canada focuses on building partnerships and skills for Canada’s bio-economy to ensure the industry has access to job-ready people. Through projects, research and product development BioTalent Canada connects employers with job seekers, delivers human resource information and skills development tools so the industry can focus on strengthening Canada’s biotech business. For more information please visit www.biotalent.ca.