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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than 6,000 people looking for help to cope with job loss have turned to www.lostmyjob.ca in its first year. Lostmyjob was launched a year ago by Workforce Planning Hamilton and the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie.
Every month Workforce Planning Hamilton emails The Workforce Check-up survey to local employers with the goal of creating a monthly snapshot of labour market activity in Hamilton. We ask if employers are hiring, laying off and what jobs are being created, or lost in the community.