Employer Resources

Find, hire, and retain the workers you need:

Human resources management

Use Job Bank for Employers to advertise jobs openings to hundreds of thousands of job seekers.

Job Bank also offers tools to help employers:

All Job Bank services are free.

The Foreign Credentials Referral Office interactive roadmap can help employers hire internationally trained workers.

Hire Immigrants provides free resources to recruit, hire and retain immigrants. Tools include tips for effective cross-cultural interviewing, and videos on finding and integrating skilled talent and managing diverse teams.

Labour market information

Use Job Bank to access information on jobs, wages, outlooks, licensing and certification, job duties and skills requirements, and education and training.

Statistics Canada provides comprehensive workforce statistics as well as a broad range of current social and economic statistics for Canada.

Canada Business provides business development resources needed to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations.

BizPal gives you location-specific information about permits and licenses for starting and growing a business.

Programs and services for employers

The Government of Canada offers a variety of programs and services to help businesses and employers.

Regulatory information

Information on Federal Employment Standards is available through the Labour Program at Employment and Social Development Canada. The Federal Employment Standards apply to all federally regulated businesses and industries.

Businesses that are not federally regulated are governed by the employment standards of their province of operation. Provincial employment standards are regulated by the respective provincial or territorial ministries of labour as follows:

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides free resources and information related to the acts and regulations on occupational safety and health (OSH) and workers' compensation in all Canadian jurisdictions.

Health Canada provides free information and resources on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 is the authoritative resource on occupational information in Canada providing a standard taxonomy and framework for dialogue on Labour Market Information. It gathers more than 30,000 occupational titles into 500 Unit Groups, organized according to skill levels and skill types.

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