Many businesses are still struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, and nearly all are adapting to new ways of doing business. This work means helping staff develop new skills or onboarding new staff with different training.
It is also essential that businesses can afford to grow and hire more staff, while offering excellent on-the-job training opportunities for new and existing employees.
For more information on CFIB’s research on improving training programs, read Hire Education: Connecting Youth and Small Businesses for the Jobs of Today.
For more information on how businesses are adapting their technology to help Saskatchewan’s economy recover, read CFIB’s Transformation of Canada’s Small Businesses Series Report #1: Connecting with Customers During the Pandemic.
Our recommendations for how the next provincial government can improve employment and training to better meet businesses’ needs, include: