On March 9th from 12 PM – 1 PM MST, the Battler River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) will host their fourth installment in the free Webinars for Thought Series. This series is meant to cut across a number of topic areas that are relevant and current to organizations and businesses in East Central Alberta and beyond, providing a new knowledge base and foundation of resources that can be accessed to improve the capacity to maintain a thriving economic and community base. To register, visit this link. Please register by March 4, 2015.
We are pleased to have Jean Vidal as our fourth presenter. Jean is a Workforce Consultant for the Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training & Labour with the Government of Alberta. She works with employers, industry associations and other organizations in order to enable them to anticipate and meet the workforce, business and training requirements, whether it’s new programs \ like the Canada Alberta Job Grant, promoting awareness of utilizing underrepresented labour groups or connecting employers to workforce adjustments supports. Jean has been working in the field of Career Development and Employment with the Government of Alberta for approximately 25 years.
Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training, and Labour: An Overview of Services
This session will provide employers and business service providers (Municipalities, Chambers and other associations) an overview of the Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training & Labour and deepen their understanding of the programs and services that are available to assist them in building a skilled workforce and maintaining safe, fair and healthy workplaces.
To learn more about Jean’s presentation, check out the following podcast: