In order to support growing businesses as they work to attract skilled employees and increase their online exposure, the City of Prince George Economic Development division runs a Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Program. The BRE Program uses information gathered through interviews conducted with local businesses each year to improve the general business climate in Prince George and to provide the services and resources needed for local businesses to succeed.
Learn more about the Business Retention and Expansion Program
Recruitment and Retention Tools
The Economic Development team offers the following resources to support local employers and their efforts to attract new employees. Contact Economic Development at 250-561-7633 for more information. The Move Up Prince George initiative also provides similar assistance.
Learn more about Move Up Prince George
Digital resources can be used in job postings and on company websites to direct potential employees to the Move Up Prince George website where information can be found on living and working in PG.
To download the provided images for free on a desktop computer:
Internet Explorer - Right-click and select "Save picture as".
Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome - Right-click and select "Save image as".
Safari - Ctrl-Click and select "Save Image As"
For mobile devices, tap and hold on the image until a menu appears and select the option to save or download the image.
Web Buttons and Logos
The City of Prince George Economic Development division promotes the Move Up Prince George Career Search page at local, national and international career fairs. Employers in Prince George are encouraged to add their job opportunities to this page and to include one of the following web buttons on their website’s career page to linking it back to Move Up Prince George
A logo can also be affixed to postings:
Job Ad Banners
The following ad banners can be used on job postings for directing candidates to more information from the Economic Development division about working and living in Prince George.
The City of Prince George Economic Development division produces videos in high definition that highlight why Prince George is a good place to invest, work and live. Contact Economic Development at 250-561-7633 for more information.
Watch examples of the Economic Development division's videos
Print resources that direct visitors to browse the Move Up Prince George Career Search page are available for use and contain key facts about living in the city.
Contact us directly to order business cards. These cards are designed for use at career fairs and other recruitment events, encouraging potential employees to learn more about living and working in Prince George.
Choose Prince George
The Choose Prince George fact sheet summarizes key benefits and features that make Prince George an ideal location to live, work and play. It includes housing and rental cost comparisons, unemployment rates in different cities, and information about the amenities in Prince George.
Download the Choose Prince George fact sheet
Workforce Intelligence Study
The Employee Recruitment fact sheet outlines highlights of the Workforce Intelligence Study completed in 2014. It provides information about the top Canadian cities where Prince George employers can target their workforce attraction efforts as well as recommendations for best practices in external hiring.
Download the Employee Recruitment fact sheet
Other Useful Resources