Empowering Employee Development through ICBA Partnership: Matrix HR Joins the ICBA Training Network

Empowering Employee Development through ICBA Partnership: Matrix HR Joins the ICBA Training Network

Matrix HR proudly announces its partnership with the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) and their renowned training program. With a commitment to employee development, Matrix HR's collaboration underscores their dedication to growth through continuous education. ICBA Training offers a wide-ranging course catalog of over 900 topics, accommodating diverse learning styles and schedules. As a leading voice in the construction industry for nearly five decades, ICBA brings substantial expertise and advocacy to the partnership. The collaboration aligns with Matrix HR's focus on employee advancement and responsible resource development. The training courses, spanning from Applied Quantity Surveying to Construction Project Management, provide essential skills for professionals at all levels. This partnership stands as a testament to Matrix HR's investment in its employees' success and the evolution of the construction sector.

In an exciting development, Matrix HR is thrilled to announce its recent membership in the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) and its dedicated partnership with the ICBA Training program. This partnership underscores our unwavering commitment to the advancement and growth of our employees by providing them with access to top-notch continuous training programs.

ICBA Training: A Hub of Knowledge and Skill Enhancement

ICBA Training has been at the forefront of empowering workers across various industries with essential skills for nearly half a century. The organization offers a vast array of courses that cater to a diverse range of professional needs. From mastering Excel Spreadsheets to learning about Construction Estimating, the course catalog spans more than 900 topics, ensuring there's something for everyone. Whether you're looking for online, on-demand, webinars, or in-person learning, ICBA Training is designed to accommodate all types of learners and their busy schedules.

The Power of Partnership: ICBA and Matrix HR

With its impressive track record of representing the construction industry for nearly 50 years, ICBA has become a respected authority in the field. Today, it proudly boasts a membership of 4,000 individuals and clients. It stands as the largest sponsor of trades apprentices in British Columbia, showcasing its dedication to fostering the next generation of skilled workers.

ICBA not only provides training opportunities but also serves as a voice for the construction industry through public policy analysis and advocacy initiatives. Its commitment to responsible resource development aligns perfectly with Matrix HR's mission to nurture employee growth and development.

A Glimpse into the Course Catalogue

ICBA Training's course catalogue is a treasure trove of knowledge that caters to a diverse range of needs within the construction industry. Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the field, there's something for everyone. Here are a few highlights from the extensive catalogue:

  • Applied Quantity Surveying/Material Take-offs: This course equips participants with the skills to accurately perform material take-offs, a critical skill in construction pricing and ordering.
  • Managing CCDC Contracts for Project Success: Dive into the intricacies of contract compliance and discover strategies to mitigate potential problems in managing construction contracts.
  • Effective Construction Meeting & Meeting Minutes: Learn how to create a construction meeting protocol, record accurate minutes, and improve project outcomes through effective communication.
  • Construction Project Management: Develop essential skills for managing complex construction projects, including understanding project processes and constraints.
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management Skills: Enhance your negotiation and conflict resolution skills to navigate construction-related challenges effectively.
  • The Art of Construction Management: Explore unconventional approaches to project management, offering both new tools and a reevaluation of existing ones.

Unlocking Employee Potential: Matrix HR's Commitment

As part of the ICBA Training network, Matrix HR is dedicated to unlocking the full potential of its employees. By providing access to ICBA's extensive course offerings, we aim to empower our workforce with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the construction industry. Our employees will not only benefit from specialized training but also from the support of a thriving community of professionals and experts.

In conclusion, our partnership with ICBA Training signifies a new chapter in Matrix HR's journey towards fostering employee growth and development. By offering access to a wealth of knowledge, we are investing in our employees' futures and contributing to the growth of the construction industry as a whole. We are excited about the opportunities this partnership brings and look forward to a future of empowered, skilled, and accomplished professionals within our ranks. To explore the diverse range of courses and training opportunities, visit icbatraining.ca and join us in embracing a future of learning and growth.

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Solving your workforce challenges does not need to be expensive and complicated. The Matrix HR process to overcome obstacles to staffing and human resources is simple. The solutions are clear. Let us guide you to bolster your team with our easy, efficient strategies so you can focus on growth and profitability.

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Needs Assessment

Our assessment of your current workforce and human resources obligations and your goals for your business will help us identify skill and labour gaps, operational inefficiencies, and opportunities to fortify your team and streamline operations.

Partnership And Strategy

Partnership And Strategy

Your Matrix Team will finalize all service agreements and with our in depth market and industry insights, build a customized, comprehensive strategy to help you meet immediate and long-term workforce goals, payroll administration and funding challenges, and back office shortfalls.

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We will leverage our talent database, our proven temporary (temp-to-hire) and direct hire recruiting and staffing solutions, payroll management and financing options, Employer of Record (EOR) services, and more to fortify your team and bolster your operations.



Our commitment to the success of your business doesn’t end when we place a new hire with you. Our Managed Services model means that we are committed to continued engagement with your team to audit the fit of our placements, the efficacy of our HR strategies, and to be ready to mobilize again when you need us most.


 Matrix has a rigorous screening and vetting process for candidates that includes reviewing their work history, conducting interviews, checking their references, and verifying their qualifications, licenses, and certifications. Matrix also has a large network of skilled and experienced professionals with a proven track record of success in the oil and gas industry. By leveraging our vast network and screening process, our Matrix team can identify and provide your company with candidates who have the necessary skills and experience to get the job done right the first time.

Offering competitive compensation packages, career growth opportunities, and a positive work environment can help.

A wide range of HR functions can be outsourced, including staffing and recruiting, payroll processing and funding, benefits administration, employee onboarding and offboarding, performance management, and training and development programs. Additionally, managed services providers can assist with policy development, employee relations, and HR reporting and analytics, among other tasks. The specific functions outsourced can be tailored to the organization's needs and objectives.

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