District Support Services
Make a Future – Careers in BC Education is an innovative initiative, unique in Canada, supporting the 60 public school districts in the province of British Columbia. Our focus is on human resource best practices — ensuring that school districts across the province have access to the tools, support and technology to efficiently and effectively recruit, make outstanding hiring decisions, and retain a strong workforce. Together with districts, Make a Future – Careers in BC Education strives to make careers in BC education the best for generations to come.
The landscape of recruitment has changed. New technology, including social media, has shaped how job seekers find information and look for work, and how employers source candidates. With knowledge of current HR trends, a connection to talent networks online and offline, and a comprehensive understanding of e-Recruitment, Make a Future has innovative insights and ideas to grow the talent pool through district branding initiatives and development of cost-effective and efficient recruitment campaigns.
Once the talent pool is identified the work of assessing applicants’ competencies begins. Make a Future strives to assist districts in making the right hire. From helping to create effective selection criteria, to advising on legislative implications, and assisting the interview process, Make a Future offers a range of supports to assist districts in the preparation and implementation stages of the selection process.
Securing a stable workforce involves incorporation of exceptional short- and long-term employee engagement strategies. From creative and thorough orientation and mentorship programs, to strategic workforce planning, to networking with a wide variety of organizations; Make a Future offers resources and support to ensure achievement of a comprehensive workforce plan.