workforce-development

Rising Stronger: Preparing Canada’s Post-Pandemic Workforce

Last week, Canada’s workforce development community came together for an unprecedented forum to address the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on labour markets, the future of work, and what is

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The COVID-19 Impact on Women in the Workforce

The coronavirus has necessitated huge changes to the way businesses around the world are operating during the pandemic.

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Preparing Canada’s Post-Pandemic Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded the acute attention of communities and individual Canadians for many weeks now. Following the roll-out of urgent health and safety protocols, many turned their

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The Impact of Automation on the Workforce

Automation has already begun to transform the workplace and it’s not all bad news.

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How to Love LMI as Much as We Do

Actionable strategies grounded in accurate and community-relevant data are the stuff that beautiful relationships between workforce development professionals and their communities are built on.

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A Wrap-Up of the Best of 2019 Workforce Development Innovations

The way communities approach workforce development is rapidly evolving as technology drastically changes the way companies operate.

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Does Your Workforce Need Jobs in the Trades?

For many years, the status quo dictated that a university degree was the only path to a well-paying job. Today though, that conjecture is changing, and there are alternative paths and training

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Highlight Skills for Mature Workers

Mature workers looking for new jobs are an often-untapped resource of highly skilled individuals. Mature job seekers may be re-entering the workforce after a period away or they may be shifting focus

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Help Your Workforce Find Employment With Meaning

Millennials are seeking jobs with impact. The generation, born between 1980 and 2000, is looking for work that is aligned with their values and that lets them do good while collecting a paycheque. 

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Creating a Skilled Workforce in Tioga County

Tioga County, NY wanted to proactively prepare for workforce gaps in their region, before those gaps caused too many problems. 

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An Innovative Workforce Strategy for Attraction and Retention

The town of Clinton, Ontario, was facing an extreme workforce shortage. To improve business attraction and retention, the town decided to implement an innovative workforce strategy.

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How Seasonal Businesses Can Expand Their Talent Pool

The nature of seasonal business requires labour to be found and trained quickly, which typically restricts the available workforce. When seasonal labour demand increases, one of the largest

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