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  1. 1. Building Opportunities with Business BusinessLinks Program 2007-2008
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>The Concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How it Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs to Date </li></ul></ul>Overview
  3. 3. The Concept
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>December 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In partnership with Western Economic Diversification, ACCESS and Bell, two pilot BusinessLinks launched </li></ul></ul>The Conception of the Concept
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>a customized training program that helps bridge the gap between unemployed residents in the inner city and employers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>brings together unemployed people, employers, specialized instructors and community partner agencies </li></ul></ul>A Bridge
  6. 6. How it Works
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>job seekers referred from over 40 registered employment agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the employer is encouraged to participate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>give a workplace tour </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>provide lunches or bus tickets for participants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>facilitate a session </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>attend the graduation ceremony at the end of the program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>customized depending on what sessions the employer suggests should be included </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>Landscaping (Feb 08) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Applications: 19 applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Participants: 17 people completed the program. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Job Offers: Job offers were made to 10 participants </li></ul></ul></ul>The Numbers to Prove It <ul><ul><li>Commercial Cleaner (August 07) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Participants: 6 participants started the program and 6 completed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Job Offers: Job offers were made to all 6 participants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Service (Sept 07) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Participants: 6 participants started the program and 6 completed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Job Offers: Job offers were made to 4 participants </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Programs to Date
  10. 10. Food Industries – May 2008 <ul><li>Salt Tasting Room </li></ul><ul><li>Chill Winston </li></ul><ul><li>Potluck Café and Catering </li></ul><ul><li>Boneta </li></ul><ul><li>Irish Heather </li></ul><ul><li>SoCial </li></ul><ul><li>Out to Lunch Cuisine </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2007-08 BusinessLinks <ul><li>Call Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Housekeeping </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Cleaner </li></ul><ul><li>Banquet/ Event Server </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Landscaping </li></ul>
  12. 12. How YOU Can Get Involved
  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>1. Planning Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Industry Night (4-6 PM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. BusinessLinks Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. BOB Supportive Employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more information please contact Liz Charyna at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>778-328-7669 or email [email_address] </li></ul></ul>Criteria for Employer Involvement

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