'Our partnership with Quint Development has proven to be instrumental in our ability to connect with the Saskatoon community. The consistent support and ongoing communication from Quint, has enabled us to develop long lasting relationships with top talent seeking meaningful employment. We look forward to our continued partnership'
— CNAW Employer Partner
Core Neighbourhoods at Work for Employers
Core Neighbourhoods At Work (CNAW) has been addressing the employment and training needs of Saskatoon’s core neighbourhood residents since 2001. Each year, the program supports more than 1500 individuals in reaching their employment and training goals.
We have a Resource Centre with sixteen computers, a telephone, fax machine and other tools to assist with individual job searches. There are also four employment coordinators that work one on one with individuals.
Each day we aim to fill open positions with qualified individuals from the core neighbourhoods looking to develop their careers with Saskatoon businesses. In fact, if you regularly post job openings online, there’s a good chance we’ve been helping you pre-screen and recruit already.
Recruitment and Retention Services
The Core Neighbourhoods at Work Program provides employers with the following services:
1. We advertise for you.
Reduce your advertising costs! There is no cost to advertise job opportunities with us.
2. We recruit for you.
Opportunity for you to work in partnership with an organization that has access to a large and varied pool of job seekers.
With over 1500 job seekers accessing our services annually, businesses can access a largely untapped labour pool with a variety of skill sets.
3. We pre-screen for you.
We collaborate with employers to match job vacancies with available and qualified candidates.
4. We work for you.
Access to Quint's employment coordinators to help ensure a successful workplace experience.
We act as a liaison between parties, providing ongoing support for a successful transition into your business.
5. We host for you.
Employer Spotlight Events: We advertise, host, set-up, and staff a hiring event for your company -- at no cost to you.
Mini Job Fairs: Small scale job fairs open to no more than 10 businesses per event.
Community Job Fair: Annual event with more than 50 exhibitors and 800 job seekers in attendance. Co-organized with City of Saskatoon, Saskatoon Public Schools and Saskatoon Trades and Skills Centre.
For updated information on the Community Job Fair, check out the event webpage
- Assist job-seekers with practical supports, including resume-writing, interview preparation and job-hunting;
- Ensure we have a skilled and trained workforce to meet the growing demands of the business world;
- And help individuals overcome obstacles in their personal lives and foster long-term, meaningful employment.
- To gain knowledge of local businesses
- To link job seekers with businesses
- To work collaboratively with businesses and training institutions to find solutions to labour market needs
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