Help for Employers

Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour is committed to supporting employers in attracting, recruiting and retaining the workers they need by providing information and resources about accessing labour pools within Alberta, across Canada and around the world.

Explore each of the steps in the labour attraction and retention process to find the information you need to identify and meet labour requirements.

Plan

Develop short- and long-term workforce strategies to:

  • maximize your recruitment efforts
  • access domestic and international labour pools

Recruit

Learn about recruiting the workers you need, including:

  • hiring Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs)
  • getting internationally earned credentials assessed
  • finding skilled foreign workers through Express Entry
  • meeting the requirements of Canadian regulatory bodies

Retain

Learn about:

  • retention strategies and programs such as the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
  • additional resources to help your employees integrate with their Alberta community 

Know

Learn about rules and regulations surrounding employment, including:

  • occupational health and safety
  • employment standards and compliance requirements when employing TFWs

You'll also find helpful resources and links to help your organization address labour challenges