workforce-development

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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Lehigh Valley is Winning the Battle Against Changing Workforce Trends

In early 2018, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) had a problem. 

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Have You Discovered Workforce Central Canada?

Workforce Central Canada is a national affiliation with the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), the US national body that brings together all the stakeholders to drive alignment between

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Get Alberta Labour Market Intelligence Specific to Your Economic Region

You’re at the point where you’ve discovered a problem.

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What Does the Changing Workforce Mean for Workforce Development?

Artificial intelligence (AI), automation, digitization, robotics, and technology are changing the way we work. Over the next decade, 25% of jobs will be heavily disrupted by these technologies.

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Identify the Best Labour Market Intelligence Platform for Your Region

So you need a new source of labour market intelligence. You know that labour market data from Statistics Canada offers quality backed by government resources. With automation and rapidly developing

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What Does AI and Technology Mean for Your Workforce?

As technology and artificial intelligence (AI) continue to develop and disrupt the both the marketplace and the employment landscape, some industries will be harder hit than others. Though some jobs

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Heard of the Eastern Ontario Manufacturing Workforce Development Plan?

The Eastern Ontario Manufacturing Workforce Development Plan (or the EOMWDP, for short) was created by a subset of the Ontario East Economic Development Commission (OEEDC) and workforce development

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How Automation and Jobs Are Changing the Workforce

As economists first began discussing the prospect of growing automation in the workforce, many feared the worst: the possibility that machines could replace many jobs, leading to mass unemployment,

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Developing Transferable Skills for the Alberta Labour Force

Times of economic upheaval and technological advancements can lead to substantial changes in employment.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Tourism Recruitment in Alberta

The Canadian government estimates that tourism contributes as much to Canada’s overall wealth as agriculture, fishery, and forestry combined. In Alberta, tourism truly drives the economy, with 34.8

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Continued Growth in the Alberta Agri-Food Industry

Alberta is the third-largest exporter of primary and processed agricultural and food products (agri-foods) in Canada. The United States continues to be the Alberta agri-food industry’s largest export

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