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A Taste of Agribusiness: A Labour Market Profile of the Agribusiness and Food Processing Cluster in Hamilton

Published: March 26, 2013

Hamilton’s agricultural sector has grown to a $1.3 billion industry and provides great opportunity for the city's businesses and labour force. The City of Hamilton Economic Development Strategy identified agribusiness and food processing as a key cluster for business advancement.

Workforce Planning Hamilton prepared this labour market profile as a guide to the employment and business opportunities within the cluster, as well as an outlook on the future employment prosperity of the industry.
 

A Taste of Agribusiness Companion Piece

Published: March 22, 2013

Agribusiness is a $1.3 billion industry in Hamilton, and there are over 9400 people working directly in the agricultural and food process industries.  This companion piece to WPH's A Taste of Agribusiness: A Labour Market Profile of the Agribusiness and Food Processing Cluster in Hamiton will be useful for job seekers and students.

Checking the Pulse: Companion Piece

Published: March 13, 2013

This companion piece to Checking the Pulse: A Labour Market Profile of the Health Care Industry in Hamilton offers useful information for job seekers and students.  Featured are facts about the types of work available for people at Skill Level A to D.  Find out what employers are saying about how health care in Ontario is being transformed due to an aging population.

Checking the Pulse: A Labour Market Profile of the Health Care Industry in Hamilton

Published: March 8, 2013

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.  This report includes an overview of the broad health care sector in Hamilton, information on ambulatory health care services, hospitals, and nursing and residential care facilities.

Growing the Potential of Life Sciences in Hamilton: A labour market profile of the life sciences cluster in Hamilton, Ontario

Published: March 4, 2013

The life sciences cluster brings together researchers, businesses and academics across different industries to improve our understanding and quality of life.  The City of Hamilton defines life sciences as "the branches of science that involve living organisms and the use of scientific tools and techniques in research, development and manufacturing activities."  

This report defines the life sciences cluster, discusses the future of the cluster, and talks about Hamilton in the comparative context.

Trading up your career: Guide to career opportunities in the Skilled Trades

Published: April 1, 2011
WPH supports access to the skilled trades with this guide that profiles career opportunities in demand in the Hamilton area.  To determine which occupations appeared in the guide, WPH consulted with industry partners and local employers.

Construction Sector Occupational Guide

Published: June 12, 2010

Lists steps to apprenticeship; career profiles of construction sector occupations including job responsibilities, education required, future job outlook, etc.

Caring Careers: A Guide to Occupations in Healthcare (Revised)

Published: January 1, 2010
A revised version of the Caring Careers Guide, which was originally published in 2004.

Growing Your Career: Occupations in the Horticulture and Landscaping Industry

Published: January 1, 2010
List of occupations; responsibilities; education/training required; future job market and local employers.

Industrial Sector Occupations Guide

Published: January 1, 2010
Lists steps to apprenticeship; career profiles of industrial sector occupations including job responsibilities, education required, future job outlook, etc.

Creative Careers

Published: January 1, 2008
List of occupations; responsibilities; education/training required; future job market; local employers.

Careers to Discover: A Guide to Occupations in Hospitality and Tourism

Published: January 1, 2008
List of occupations, including responsibilities, education/training required, future job market, local employers, etc.

Building Your Career: Occupations in the Construction Industry, Oct. 2008

Published: January 1, 2008
List of occupations; responsibilities; education/training required; future job market; local employers.

Caring Careers: A Guide to Occupations in Healthcare

Published: March 3, 2007
Revised version of the guide with information on education, salary, work environment and future prospects in this sector.

Move on up: Career Opportunities in the Goods Movement Sector in Hamilton

Published: October 1, 2006

This poster was created to highlight the career opportunities in the Goods
Movement Sector in Hamilton.  It was created in conjunction with the Move on Up career profiles guide.

Move on Up: Career Profiles from the Goods Movement Cluster in Hamilton

Published: October 1, 2006

The Move on Up project was developed to promote the many challenging and lucrative careers in the goods movement cluster in Hamilton.

Hamilton Health Care Sector Occupation Fact Sheets

Published: January 1, 2004
Educational requirements, job descriptions, and employers of 18 occupations in the Hamilton health care sector.