British Columbians have another tool to navigate the BC labor market and can search and find job opportunities on the go with the new easy-to-use WorkBC app.
“About 80,000 British Columbians use WorkBC services each year,” said Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. “The new WorkBC app will make it easier for people seeking employment or career assistance to get the services they need, including assistive technology, financial aids and career opportunities, from their Android or iOS phones or tablets.”
The WorkBC app was developed in response to customers and service providers who requested a faster and easier way to access WorkBC employment services online.
The app allows users to explore career options, browse career profiles, and access education and training opportunities such as professional certification, as well as communicate securely with employment counselors from their local WorkBC centre.
“When we engaged with British Columbians from all walks of life, we heard very clearly that people are our competitive advantage,” said Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation. . “This app is a great way to connect people to the jobs they want and businesses to the people they need as we recover from this pandemic and build an inclusive, sustainable and innovative economy that works for everyone. “
Users can download the app from the App Store or Google Play and log in with the BC Services Card app or a Basic BCeID account at any time of the day. Connecting with a local WorkBC center, exploring career options, improving skills and education, or connecting with potential employers is just a few clicks away.
“Whether you’re looking for your first job, re-entering the workforce or changing careers, there are many rewarding job opportunities throughout British Columbia,” said Anne Kang, Minister of Education. higher education and vocational training. “The WorkBC app is another way to explore what’s available and what education and training materials are there to help you.”
The WorkBC app leverages the supports and services provided by WorkBC, including 102 WorkBC Centers across the province and an online employment services portal.
- WorkBC Employment Services is the province’s largest network of employment providers and provides integrated employment services to help British Columbians find good jobs.
- Nearly 23,000 apprentices have participated in the WorkBC Apprentice Services program since April 2019, of which approximately 22,000 have completed some level of apprenticeship training.
- Approximately 3,200 clients have been served by the WorkBC Assistive Technology Services program.
Find out how WorkBC can help British Columbians find jobs that suit them: https://www.workbc.ca/
Find your local WorkBC Centre: https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services/WorkBC-Centres.aspx