Hiring employees 

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Know your obligations and opportunities when it comes to hiring employees — from recruitment to payroll to tax returns — and familiarize yourself with current labour market conditions.

  • Hiring requirements

    Find resources that can help you comply with the standards and regulations regarding recruiting, selecting, and hiring employees.

  • Hiring Employees

    Learn about the steps involved in hiring employees; from developing the job requirements, to screening and testing applicants, to making an offer.

  • Hiring foreign workers

    If your business is facing a labour shortage, or you are unable to find the talent your business needs, why not look outside of Canada?

  • Job Descriptions: An Employer's Handbook

    This handbook can help you develop job descriptions to hire employees, evaluate employee performance and identify training needs.

  • Recruit and manage salespeople

    Learn where to find salespeople, the importance of the recruitment interview and how to institute a commission structure to encourage high sales.

  • Wage subsidies

    Are high wage expectations making you reluctant to put up that Help Wanted sign? A wage subsidy program can put the perfect employee within your reach.

  • Job Bank

    Advertise and manage your job openings free of charge and at your own convenience, and find qualified job candidates through the tool Job Match for Employers.

  • Labour and employment data

    Find statistics and analysis related to the labour force, employment and income from official Canadian and international sources.

  • Teleworkers

    Having a difficult time recruiting qualified employees? A teleworker — an employee who works outside your office — may be a great option for you.

  • WORKink

    Find services and resources that can help you hire persons with disabilities and create an inclusive work environment and a diverse team.

  • Working in Canada — Human resources management

    Use these free resources to find, hire, train and retain the employees you need. Access labour market and regulatory information, and advertise your job openings.