JobPLUS offers a range of services to meet your job search needs:
JobPLUS is specifically designed to address the employment needs of participants who have an established work history, typically those who are 40+ years of age. This includes a focus on identifying Transferable Skills and reviewing career priorities based on the stage of your career.
To be eligible for JobPLUS, you must be seeking full-time (>30 hrs./week) employment.
The goal of JobPLUS is to assist you to obtain employment within 16 weeks.
There is no limit to the types of jobs that we assist our participants with finding. The only consideration is that the job must be realistic for current labour market requirements/ conditions.
YES. If a specific ticket/ certification is required by employer or industry expectations, JobPLUS can potentially arrange for/ reimburse the training/ certification.
A successful job search requires a full-time commitment. The expectation is that you are participating in JobPLUS full-time. This includes on-site (Workshops, Job Club) and off-site (Interviews, Networking events) job search activities.
Unemployment can be one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. Job Search can be difficult and challenging. Too often, people get discouraged and lose hope in their ability to be successful at reconnecting with employment.
The JobPLUS team will show you that you are not alone in your situation and even though you think you may have exhausted all of your employment leads, there are always other opportunities to be identified. We will also use our employer network to identify opportunities that could match your skills and employment goals.
The JobPLUS team will coach you through your job search challenges. They will provide encouragement when you need it and will work to keep you focused on putting in the required work for Job Search Success!
NO you will not be affected. JobPLUS is not considered training as you are actively seeking and available for employment.
No. We offer ongoing support and assistance for 3 months after you gain employment. This assistance can include coaching on any worksite/ personal concerns you may have and can looking for additional employment opportunities if the initial employment ends.
“The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada
to provide employment support programs and services.”