Category Archives: Employers

Middlesex Employers – This One is For YOU!

***NOTE – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE, TO BE ANNOUNCED***

We know the orientation and onboarding of new employees has become a key process in successfully helping new employees feel welcome and integrated into their new role. Wondering more about these new buzzwords? Join us Friday, March 27th 8 am for breakfast and a facilitated discussion. Sitting is limited so give us a call today to reserve your seat.

Building Dreams

November 26, 2019 – Michele Sands, Business Advisor/Job Developer had the pleasure of attending the 3rd Annual Build a Dream Career Expo held in London on November 26th at the Metroland Media Agriplex. The now annual event inspires young women to learn more about careers in the skilled trades, engineering, technology, emergency services and entrepreneurship. The evening was a chance to hear from successful women, take part in interactive activities and have fun with the photo booth.

If you are looking to learn more about entering into the Trades as a career, feel free to stop by our CEC office at 16B Second Street, Strathroy or give us a call at 519-245-4500.

To learn more about Build a Dream, go to https://www.webuildadream.com/about/

Dashwood Hiring Continues

November 8, 2019 – Friday November 8th was a busy day as Community Employment Choices hosted a job fair for Dashwood Industries in their quest to further fill labour positions in their new facility. As announced in June 2019, Dashwood Industries is making a move after 90+ years in the Centralia area to the newly renovated former Wescast plant in Adelaide Metcalfe. If you are interested in more information about applying to Dashwood Industries, please feel free to call Community Employment Choices at 519-245-4500.

Employer RoundTable Discussions

Thursday, October 10, 2019 – Community Employment Choices was pleased to host, in partnership with Invest in Middlesex and the Middlesex Workforce Development Partnership , an Employer Roundtable Forum 2nd edition. Under the excellent guidance of facilitator Eric Sloat, President of Knowledgeshare, the dynamic group of Middlesex County employers participated in effective group sharing and roundtable conversation with a goal of further identifying current issues related to worker recruitment and retention in Middlesex County. A variety of issues and challenges were addressed followed with recommendations and discussion around how to implement change. It was a morning of good food, good conversation and notes in preparation for future dialogue. Community Employment Choices would like to thank everyone who participated and look forward to hosting again in the future.

EMPLOYER ROUND TABLE FORUM # 2

In March 2019, the Middlesex Workforce Development Partnership hosted an Employer Roundtable Forum. This facilitated forum aimed at Middlesex County employers and the issues they are facing with recruitment and retention of employees proved to be so popular that we would like to extend the invitation to continue the dialogue.

Employers, please join us as we further explore issues you are currently facing. We look forward to having you join us for breakfast and conversation!