This is the second of quarterly releases that provides information about real-time labour market demand in Hamilton. The information presented here reflects online job postings from July to September 2013.
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The results of Workforce Planning Hamilton's recent research project on the challenges facing local unemployed experienced workers was released at an event on October 23/13.
The Pathways to Employment event introduced recent Workforce Planning Hamilton (WPH) initiatives in aiding newcomers to achieve their employment goals.
New data information has enabled WPH to update our Labour Market Plan.
We are happy to welcome Oliver Pryce, the newest member of the WPH team. Oliver brings over 15 years of experience in project management and design, coordinating mentoring programs, training and working with adults.
WPH's 2013 Labour Market Plan is a plan for our community. Collaborative action from all stakeholders is needed to ensure that the community's current and future labour market demands are met.
With an increase in employment of over 10% between 2007 and 2012, the health care sector is one of the Hamilton CMA’s (which includes Burlington and Grimsby) fastest growing areas of economic development.
Judy Travis, Executive Director at Workforce Planning Hamilton appeared on "Hamilton Works" on Cable 14.
On Track: Employment Tips and Advice for Newcomers consists of seven "stand alone" sheets which will be useful to newcomer job seekers.
This report outlines the most prominent occupations in Hamilton's top 10 industries. Provided is information about the required skill level, median income and outlook for future employment for each occupation.