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Hamilton’s future workforce: What types of jobs will require the most new workers?

August 15, 2012
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Recent studies show that from now to 2016 the highest number of new workers will be needed in the following ten types of jobs. Many of those jobs match the areas highlighted by City of Hamilton’s Economic Development Strategy.

Where are the jobs in Hamilton?

August 08, 2012
Posted in: News

If you live in Hamilton and are thinking about retraining here is some information to set you on the right path.

The future is now: Where is Hamilton heading?

August 08, 2012
Posted in: News

Thinking of starting a business in Hamilton or looking for work? You may be wondering what jobs will be available in the future and what the growth sectors will be in the economy. Information from the City of Hamilton, Planning and Economic Development Department can help.

Judy Travis, Executive Director, WPH wins the Lynne Livingstone Memorial Award

June 26, 2012
Posted in: News

Judy Travis, Executive Director, Workforce Planning Hamilton was the recipient of the Lynne Livingstone Memorial Award at the Leaders in Literacy Breakfast on June 21/12.

Workforce Planning Hamilton Requires Volunteer Director Representing Business

May 30, 2012
Posted in: News

Workforce Planning Hamilton currently has a vacancy for the position of Director representing Business. We are seeking expressions of interest from those who would like to represent this constituency and bring the perspective and experience of Business to discussions on labour market issues at the Board level.

2012 Labour Market Plan released

May 02, 2012
Posted in: News

Workforce Planning Hamilton has released its Labour Market Plan Update for 2012. This is an annual review of the progress on Hamilton's labour market action plan and up-to-date information on labour market conditions in our community.

Read our March 2012 Workforce Focus on the Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector in Ontario

March 07, 2012
Posted in: News

The non-profit sector includes organizations that operate in diverse areas of the economy that deliver programs and services – from health care to after school sports – that improve Canadians’ day to day lives; fostering social cohesion, integration and innovation; and bringing vibrancy to our communities.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Free Workshop: Tuesday, March 6/12

February 22, 2012
Posted in: News

Please join us on Tuesday March 6, 2012 for a complimentary workshop at McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Suite 105, Hamilton. Discover the business and economic benefits of hiring qualified people with disabilities.

Connecting Services, Connecting People: WINHamilton.ca is open for business

December 21, 2011
Posted in: News

HAMILTON (Tuesday, December 20, 2011) – WINhamilton.ca is now open to everyone in the Hamilton community who is looking for information on local employment, training and upgrading programs.

Workforce Focus, November 2011 - Youth

December 05, 2011
Posted in: News

Youth employed in our region most commonly work in sales and service occupations, representing 53% of all youth employment. Occupations in business, finance and administration and trades, transport and equipment operations offer good opportunities for youth in Hamilton.