This program provides services for persons with self-identified disabilities seeking employment or re-training. Employment Edge staff are well-trained, knowledgeable about the local labour market and able to provide the extra supports that may be required to ensure your success. Staff will work together with you to help you find employment opportunities based on your specific needs. If you have left employment due to reasons caused by a disability, you may qualify for retraining through Second Career. You can access these services in our Leamington and Kingsville locations, or visit us in Windsor the the Gino A. Marcus Community Centre.
The network brings together service providers, employers, post secondary and other stakeholders to help businesses connect with the talent they need and jobseekers access employment opportunities. It is a one stop portal where businesses can post jobs and job seekers can post resumes. The technology matches talent to jobs and automatically sends job ads to qualified individuals. Discover Ability is a free online portal and resource that connects Ontario businesses directly to people with disabilities. The online portal includes a 6-step hiring road map that acts as a great resource for employers, and provides answers to many questions employers may have when hiring and retaining employees with disabilities. The platform is completely free for both job seekers and employers.
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