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``Our company has a long term position to fill and we want to hire an experienced worker 55+. What is available to help with the cost of on-the-job and external training?``

The Experience Matters! Program offers eligible employers in BC a negotiated Wage Subsidy as an incentive to hire eligible job seekers aged 55+.

The application is easy!
You conduct your own recruiting. At any time during the recruiting process you can complete and submit an online application, which can be completed in less than 5 minutes.  The approval process is quick and easy. If you and your proposed new hire meet the program criteria, you are eligible for the funding.

No complicated paperwork!
Upon completion of the three month work experience, the negotiated Wage Subsidy is disbursed to you.


Click the Employer Application button to start your application now.

Is my business eligible?


  • Worker 55+ must be aged 55 or older and a new hire
  • Business must be in operation for at least one year
  • Business must be in good standing with WorkSafeBC
  • Must employ worker 55+ for a minimum of 3 months with preference given to long-term positions over 6 months
  • Employers will NOT qualify if employee is hired prior to signing Experience Matters Funding Agreement between Employer and Bowman Employment Services Inc.

Post your employment opportunity on our FREE Job Board! 

Click below to get started.

Does My Business Qualify? FIND OUT HERE!

It takes less than 5 minutes to apply!

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