HR Microscope – March 2020

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March 2020

BioTalent Canada continues operations through this challenging time

As a resource to the bio-economy, BioTalent Canada is continuing its operations virtually including accepting wage subsidy applications, processing claims and developing new resources so the industry can focus on solutions during this difficult time.

Our National Occupational Standards focus groups are currently suspended and we are exploring alternate ways to engage the industry in this project.

If you have any questions regarding BioTalent Canada’s programs and resources please contact one of our team members.

National bio-economy study – There’s only a few days left for your input

Thank you to everyone who has already contributed to this research.

Are you hiring? We are here to help.

Student Work Placement Program
Applications are being accepted for all placements starting before March 2021.
Offers up to $7,000 in co-op wage subsidies to bio-economy employers to hire students registered in STEM, business programs and all other programs at Canadian post-secondary institutions.

Career Starter Program
The Career Starter Program will facilitate the transition of barriered youth into the labour market and increase their knowledge of the sector’s needs through recent and practical work experience.

Growing your business? The PetriDish™ helps you connect to the talent you need.

Contact us today and see if your biotech business qualifies for a 25% discount on job postings. You may even qualify for free postings!

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Take a closer look at BioTalent Canada’s partners:



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IEC-BC logo          Ag-West Bio logo          STEMCELL Technologies logo    Bioscience Association of Manitoba logo


Life Sciences Ontario | Business Wire | Gowling WLG | HealthPartners | Novo Nordisk | BioNova | McGovern Management Group Inc.


ACCES Employment | Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation | BioNB | BIOQuebec | LifeSciences BC PEI BioAlliance | BioLAB Business | Bioenterprise | City of Mississauga | Seneca College | Health City | University of Calgary Schulich School of Business | University of Manitoba | University of Waterloo | University of Guelph | University of British Columbia – Co-op | Borden Ladner Gervais New Ventures BC | University of Ottawa


BIOTECanada | Medtech Canada | Renewable Industries Canada | BioAlberta | Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization | Biotech Primer | City of Toronto | BioBenefits | Food Processing Skills Canada | The Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC)

Showcase Employers

BioConnect | Charles River Laboratories | eSight | IMV-Inc. | Synaptive Medical
Spartan Bioscience | Therapure | Zymeworks

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