Pursuing a new career path? Need help finding work? There are many resources available to aid you in your career search in Prince George.
Employment Services & Resources
ACT Immigration and Business Solutions
ACT helps people build better lives. It helps business owners to identify, understand and access new markets; to strategically plan their ventures; to prepare business plans; and to promote their firms to immigrants who are pursuing entrepreneurial streams as a pathway to Canada. It helps non-Canadians to navigate the immigration system, whether through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), inter-company transfers, students pursuing education or work in Canada, or any other aspect of the system. ACT offers in-person immigration consultations and service in Prince George and area.
Based in Prince George, British Columbia (BC) and serving Northern BC, Core Recruitment specializes in the recruitment and talent management of skilled and general labourers as well as technical and non-technical professionals. Core Recruitment is a fully owned and operated First Nations recruiting agency and is dedicated to offering increased access to employment opportunities for all workers and companies throughout the region. Core Recruitment is especially interested in working with First Nations abroad in order to promote Aboriginal business growth and alliances within the northern region.
Excel Personnel Inc.
With its northern operations based in Prince George, Excel Personnel has been providing Northern British Columbia (BC) with professional recruiting services for more than 20 years. Excel has a deep connection to the people, the industries and the culture of the north, and has a vested interest in seeing it succeed. With a team of experienced recruiters, human resources professionals and business development experts, Excel clients receive a customized full cycle recruitment service tailored specifically to their individual wants and needs, allowing Excel to recruit and retain the best talent for organizations of the north.
Immigrant & Multicultural Services Society
The Immigrant & Multicultural Services Society (IMSS) is a non-profit community serving agency, providing settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees throughout Prince George and the northern region. It strives to promote multiculturalism and racial harmony and to eliminate racism in the pursuit of equality and social justice for all Canadians.
Immigrant Services Society of BC - Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
Since 1972, ISSofBC has been providing a variety of support services for immigrants and refugees to help them get settled, find employment and learn all they need to know about starting their new lives in Canada. The Prince George office was established at 150 Brunswick Street in September 2017 and is accepting new clients for the Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program.
Career Paths provides newcomers with the opportunity to translate their skills, qualifications and experiences into the local labour market, enabling successful connections with employers. This program aims to bridge immigrant’s pre-arrival experiences to goal employment. Funded by both Federal and Provincial governments, Career Paths is the latest employment bridging program in BC.
Intrepid Careers focuses on inclusive, data-driven recruitment. They work with professionals seeking permanent placements in finance, business, and administration.
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Kopar Administration Ltd.
Since its inception in 1997, Kopar has provided successful, results-based employment services for both Federal and Provincial governments by working collaboratively with unemployed, nervously-employed, or under-employed Canadians – including youth, older workers, individuals on Provincial assistance and those receiving Employment Insurance benefits.
Northern Immigration Services
Northern Immigration Services (NIS) offers immigration and settlement services to all kinds of people with immigration matters. NIS works with an immigration law firm that provides its clients with the best immigration advice and services such as: sponsorship applications, temporary foreign workers, visitor visas, student visas and all other immigration matters. NIS works closely with employers who are looking to recruit foreign workers and employees who are looking for the best job that matches their qualifications.
Northern Immigration Services also offers settlement services to newcomers by helping them look for accommodation, school programs and integration into the community.
Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association
The Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association (PGNAETA) was formed in 1993 as a nonprofit society mandated to serve the Aboriginal community in the field of Human Resource Development in the geographical region described as North to Fort Ware (Kwadacha), East to Valemont/McBride (BC/Alta border), West to Fort Babine (Smithers) and South to Hixon, BC. PGNAETA works collaboratively to aid the Aboriginal workforce to participate in the shifting labour market in today’s economy.
Skilled Trades Employment Program
The Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) is a no-fee employment program that works to match potential workers with employers, assists eligible people by presenting them with opportunities for training and employment, and works with new employee and employer matches to ensure a good employment fit.
WorkBC was created by the provincial government to help British Columbians navigate the province’s labour market. WorkBC helps people find jobs through its job board, explore career options and improve their skills. The resource also helps connect employers with skilled candidates they need to grow their business.