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Labour Market Snapshot, 2017 Q2

Published: July 27, 2017

WPH's Labour Market Snapshot is provided on a quarterly basis and uses Vicinity Jobs, Labour Force Survey data and EmployerOne Survey data to provide a timely look at current labour market trends in Hamilton CMA.

Labour Market Snapshot, Q1

Published: April 27, 2017

 WPH's Labour Market Snapshot is provided on a quarterly basis and uses Vicinity Jobs, Labour Force Survey data and EmployerOne Survey data to provide a timely look at current labour market trends in Hamilton CMA.

2017 EmployerOne Survey Report - French Version

Published: March 30, 2017

 The 2017 EmployerOne Survey results in French.

2017 EmployerOne Survey Report

Published: March 22, 2017

This year 238 local employers completed the EmployerOne Survey!  This was an increase of almost 100 employers from last year.

Their responses highlight the jobs in demand, skill and educational requirements and recruitment and other labour market challenges.

2016 Labour Market Plan Update

Published: November 3, 2016

 This report provides up-to-date information on current trends in Hamilton's labour market and proposes a refreshed plan for the key priority areas for action established in the multi-year plan released in 2014. This is a plan for the entire community.

 

Plan du marche du travail de 2016 Mise A Jour

Published: November 3, 2016

 The 2016 Labour Market Plan Update in French.

 

2016 Labour Market Plan Update: The Full Report

Published: November 3, 2016

 This is the full report for the 2016 Labour Market Plan Update.

 

The Employer's Roadmap

Published: April 1, 2016

This is an updated publication based on Regional Employer Roadmap for Hamilton produced by The Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC). 

This roadmap is a practical guide for employers in small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on how to hire and retain internationally trained workers in Hamilton, Ontario.
 
The guide provides information about practices, policies, and programs at a local and national level.
 

Dollars & Sense: A Guide to Supports for Employers

Published: December 15, 2015

 WPH's Dollars & Sense: A guide to employment services, tax and training credits, incentives and supports for employers was updated in November 2015.

The guide helps employers to cut though the confusion to provide information that they need in a centralized manner. 

Taking advantage of the listed programs will allow employers to defray costs associated with training apprentices, hiring youth, summer students and other candidates.

Hire Learning Survey 2015 Report

Published: April 2, 2015

In January 2015 WPH released its second annual Hire Learning Survey (HLS). The survey's goal is to capture real-time local labour market information, with the help of our partners.  

The HLS helps the community to better understand our local labour market and its specific needs, such as current and future hiring needs.

Read on to discover the Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Hamilton's Labour Market!

 

Skills in the Manufacturing Sector in Hamilton

Published: March 30, 2015

This report provides a brief overview of the manufacturing sector in Hamilton. It brings to light many of the skills challenges the industry is facing, and where efforts need to focus to help alleviate the issues.

 

Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Tranforming Economy

Published: January 27, 2015

This report will delve into how skills are increasing across sectors in Hamilton and how this impacts prevalent occupations in the local labour market. 

Viewing your job as a set of transferable skills

Published: January 27, 2015

This is a companion piece to "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy."  

When job seekers know what their transferable skills are and how to inform an employer of those skills, her or she will have greater success in finding employment or advancing in a field.

Sector of Interest: Health Care and Social Assistance

Published: January 27, 2015

Based on data analysis and in consultation with the advisory team on the "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy" project, five sectors with evidence of a skills mismatch were chosen to spotlight. Here we highlight Health Care and Social Assistance.

Sector of Interest: Manufacturing

Published: January 27, 2015

Based on data analysis and in consultation with the advisory team on the "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy" project, five sectors with evidence of a skills mismatch were chosen to spotlight. Here we highlight Manufacturing. 

Sector of Interest: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Published: January 27, 2015

Based on data analysis and in consultation with the advisory team on the "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy" project, five sectors with evidence of a skills mismatch were chosen to spotlight. Here we highlight Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

Sector of Interest: Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Leasing

Published: January 27, 2015

Based on data analysis and in consultation with the advisory team on the "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy" project, five sectors with evidence of a skills mismatch were chosen to spotlight. Here we highlight Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Leasing.

Sector of Interest: Construction

Published: January 27, 2015

 Based on data analysis and in consultation with the advisory team on the "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy" project, five sectors with evidence of a skills mismatch were chosen to spotlight. Here we highlight Construction.

Help Wanted in Hamilton Infographic - 3rd Quarter July - Sept. 2014

Published: November 13, 2014

Information about online job vacancies in Hamilton for the 3rd Quarter (July - September 2014) presented as an infographic. 

Help Wanted in Hamilton Job Vacancies Full Report: 3rd Quarter 2014

Published: November 13, 2014

Workforce Planning Hamilton releases online job vacancy statistics every quarter to capture a portion of real-time labour demand in the community. The information presented here reflects online job postings from July to September 2014.

Industry Spotlight on...Business, Building and Other Support Services

Published: September 30, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.   

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.

Industry Spotlight on...Transportation and Warehousing

Published: September 30, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.   

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.
 

Industry Spotlight on...Finance, Insurance, Real Estate & Leasing

Published: September 29, 2014
The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.
 
These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.
 

 

Industry Spotlight on...Accommodation and Food Services

Published: September 29, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.
 

Employers Tell All: Recruitment difficulties, skills and training requirements of Hamilton employers

Published: September 25, 2014

The results of recent research by Workforce Planning Hamilton including the 2014 Hire Learning Survey; 63 one-on-one employer interviews, online job vacancy statistics and other projects are highlighted in this presentation.

Read about the 7 key themes heard from local employers, and the advice that they share with job seekers.

Industry Spotlight on...Construction

Published: September 25, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.

 

Industry Spotlight on...Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Published: September 25, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.

 

Industry Spotlight on...Manufacturing

Published: September 18, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.

 
 

Industry Spotlight on...Educational Services

Published: September 18, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.

 
 

Industry Spotlight on...Retail and Wholesale Trade

Published: September 11, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.

 

 

Industry Spotlight on...Health Care and Social Assistance

Published: September 11, 2014

The release of the 2014 Labour Market Plan takes place on October 14, 2014. Every week leading up to the Labour Market Plan, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be releasing two industry profiles of the top ten industries of employment.

These profiles use the most current information available from the 2011 National Household Survey and are a great source of information including subsector employment, business counts, educational requirements and the top occupations by industry.

 

 

Help Wanted in Hamilton Infographic - 2nd Quarter April - June 2014

Published: August 20, 2014

Information about online job vacancies in Hamilton for the 2nd Quarter (April - June 2014) presented as an infographic.

Help Wanted in Hamilton Job Vacancies Full Report: 2nd Quarter 2014

Published: August 20, 2014

Workforce Planning Hamilton releases online job vacancy statistics every quarter to capture a portion of real-time labour demand in the community. The information presented here reflects online job postings from April to June 2014.

Dollars & Sense: A guide to employment services, tax and training credits, incentives and supports for employers

Published: July 17, 2014

This guide for employers and HR managers features a comprehensive listing of the employment services in Hamilton; financial incentives and programs; summer job hiring information; information on hiring apprentices; tax credits for hiring apprentices; employer incentives for hiring apprentices; financial help for apprentices and additional employer resources.

Working Together: Beasley Neighbourhood

Published: June 11, 2014

Working Together: Examining Employment, Education, and Training Strategies for the Jamesville, Beasley, and Keith Neighbourhoods is a report of the Labour Market Action Partnership.

Along with a full report, and an executive summary, individual reports were created for each of the three areas. This brief report is for Beasley Neighbourhood.

Read the complete report here.

 

Working Together: Keith Neighbourhood

Published: June 11, 2014

Working Together: Examining Employment, Education, and Training Strategies for the Jamesville, Beasley, and Keith Neighbourhoods is a report of the Labour Market Action Partnership.

Along with a full report, and an executive summary, individual reports were created for each of the three areas. This brief report is for Keith Neighbourhood.

Read the complete report here.

Working Together: Jamesville Hub

Published: June 10, 2014

Working Together: Examining Employment, Education, and Training Strategies for the Jamesville, Beasley, and Keith Neighbourhoods is a report of the Labour Market Action Partnership.

Along with a full report, and an executive summary, individual reports were created for each of the three areas. This brief report is for the Jamesville Hub.

Read the complete report here.

Are Hamiltonians giving up the job search? The reality behind the numbers

Published: May 22, 2014

The report provides a detailed look at Hamilton's declining participation rate since the economic downturn.

2013-2014 Hire Learning Initiative in Review

Published: May 8, 2014

The review combines the findings of the Help Wanted in Hamiton - Quarterly Job Vacancy Reports with the results of the Hire Learning Survey.  The review will provide the Hamilton community with a sense of where the jobs are now, and where the jobs are likely to be in the coming year.

Help Wanted in Hamilton - Infographic, 1st Quarter Jan-Mar. 2014

Published: April 29, 2014

Information about online job vacancies in Hamilton for the 1st Quarter (January - March 2014) presented as an infographic. 

Get your career started in Hamilton

Published: April 22, 2014

This infographic was developed for the students who participated in McMaster's Hamilton Employment Crawl, 2014 on April 30, 2014.  Provided is a look at Hamilton's current labour market conditions, including the top industries by employment, Hamilton job search resources and how to start your own business.

Discovering Career Success through Sales and Service in Hamilton

Published: March 27, 2014

Employing almost one in four Hamilton workers, sales and service occupations play an essential role in our community’s labour market.

WPH's latest research was been developed to provide insight into Hamilton’s top occupational group and the career growth and opportunities available. 

Discovering Career Success through Sales and Service in Hamilton (fast fact sheet)

Published: March 27, 2014

This fact sheet for job seekers lists the types of opportunities that are available for all skill levels, how to find a job in the sectors, career pathways and salary expectations.

2014 Hire Learning Survey: The Complete Series of Results

Published: March 20, 2014

Did you know that permanent full-time positions are the most common type of jobs available in Hamilton? Or that there are job opportunities for all educational backgrounds? These are some of the results discovered by WPH as we release the results of the first annual Hire Learning Survey (HLS).

A total of 143 employers completed the survey, sharing their real-time labour market information.  The HLS is part of WPH's Hire Learning Initiative, which includes a series of quarterly job vacancy reports.

HLS: Types of Employment & Educational Requirements

Published: March 20, 2014

This section from the 2014 Hire Learning Survey: The Complete Series of Results indicates that permanent full-time positions are the most common types of jobs available, and that in Hamilton, there are opportunities for individuals with all educational backgrounds.

HLS: Recruitment

Published: March 20, 2014

 This section from the 2014 Hire Learning Survey: The Complete Series of Results indicates that the majority of Hamilton employers find recruitment to be a somewhat challenging issue.  The top recruitment methods used by Hamilton employers include: word of mouth/employee networks; online job listings; organization's website; and using personal contacts.

HLS: 10 things you need to know about Hamilton's labour market in 2014

Published: March 20, 2014

This section from the 2014 Hire Learning Survey: The Complete Series of Results shares information such as: permanent full-time positions are the most common types of jobs available; there are job opportunities for all educational backgrounds; many of the occupations currently in demand require college education, and more...

HLS: Employment Outlook

Published: March 20, 2014

This section from the 2014 Hire Learning Survey: The Complete Series of Results indicates that the majority of Hamilton employers who responded to the survey have a generally positive employment outlook.  

Occupational groups that will be in the greatest demand over the next year include: professionals, managers, technical, skilled trades, and sales and marketing, amongst others.

HLS: Skill Requirements

Published: March 20, 2014

This section from the 2014 Hire Learning Survey: The Complete Series of Results indicates that thinking, oral communication and a knowledge of digital technology are some of the essential skills that employers have the most difficulty in finding in employees.

Hamilton's Employment and Training Network

Published: February 27, 2014

This report, created in partnership with the Skills Development Flagship, is designed to help service providers better understand current employment and training program options in Hamilton to aid greater connectivity, awareness and alignment of programs and services.

Help Wanted in Hamilton - Job Vacancies Full Report, 4th Quarter 2013

Published: February 13, 2014

This is the third quarterly release that provides information about real-time labour demand in Hamilton.  The information presented here reflects online job postings from October to December 2013. 

Help Wanted in Hamilton - Infographic, 4th Quarter

Published: February 13, 2014

Information about online job vacancies in Hamilton for the 3rd Quarter (October - December 2013) presented as an infographic.

The Need to Make Skills Work presentation

Published: December 12, 2013

 Presentation by Daniel Munro, from the Conference Board of Canada, on December 11, 2013 at WPH's event: The Need to Make Skills Work. 

Help Wanted in Hamilton - Job Vacancies Full Report, 3rd Quarter 2013

Published: October 25, 2013

This is the second of quarterly releases that provides information about real-time labour demand in Hamilton.  The information presented here reflects online job postings from July to September 2013.

Help Wanted in Hamilton - Infographic, 3rd Quarter

Published: October 25, 2013

 Information about online job vacancies in Hamilton for the 3rd Quarter (July - September 2013) presented as an infographic.

Listening to the Voices of Experienced Workers in Hamilton: Workforce Barriers and Solutions

Published: October 24, 2013

As people remain in the workplace longer they face a distinct set of barriers to finding employment. This project entailed interviewing 20 experienced workers (people 45 years of age and over) to discover their barriers to employment.  A literature search was carried out to discover what research has been done in the past regarding barriers to employment for this group.  

A call to action is included with recommendations for the future.

Workforce Trends in Hamilton: A Supplement to the 2013 Labour Market Plan

Published: October 11, 2013

During the six months since Workforce Planning Hamilton (WPH) released our 2013 Labour Market Plan new data has become available through the National Household Survey as well as a special data set that profiles job seeking clients accessing Employment Ontario services and programs. With this new information along with updates to other labour market indicators we have prepared a brief report that explores workforce trends in Hamilton with a special emphasis on Hamilton’s workforce and job seeking clients.

Help Wanted in Hamilton - Infographic, 2nd Quarter

Published: August 9, 2013

 Welcome to Workforce Planning Hamilton's online job vacancies full report for April - June 2013, displayed in an infographic.  

To read the full report please click here.

Help Wanted in Hamilton - Job Vacancies Full Report, 2nd Quarter 2013

Published: August 9, 2013

Workforce Planning Hamilton is pleased to release the first edition of Help Wanted in Hamilton, a report on online job vacancies for April - June 2013.  This report is the beginning of WPH's process to release this timely labour market information into our community.  The reports will be released quarterly and in the future we'll be able to compare job growth or decline over time.

To view an infographic of the report please click here.

Hiring Immigrants in Hamilton

Published: July 10, 2013

The Hiring Immigrants in Hamilton project consulted with Hamilton area employers about hiring and employing immigrants.  This survey is believed to be the first of its kind in Hamilton.  The project was conceived from the desire to have a better understanding of employer readiness for hiring recent immigrants in Hamilton, including Francophone immigrants and the need for bilingual staff.

 

L'embauche d'immigrants a Hamilton

Published: July 10, 2013

 Etude sur l'etat de preparation des employeurs

HIP: Key Findings for Community Members

Published: July 10, 2013

The first study of its kind in Hamilton, the Hiring Immigrants Project provides insight into employers' attitudes and experiences in hiring, diversity, and more.  This booklet describes key findings from the study.  

HIP: Employer Guide

Published: July 10, 2013

A guide that provides Hamiton employers with information regarding how they can utilize a diverse workforce to give their business a competitive advantage.  Using information from the Hiring Immigrants Project employers are given information on the benefits of hiring immigrants.

2013 Labour Market Plan

Published: March 26, 2013

The 2013 Labour Market Plan provides a comprehensive overview of local labour market developments in Hamilton since the release of our 2012 Labour Market Plan.  Highlighting key industry sectors and workforce issues, this plan is an ongoing process for our community, keeping current with the changing labour market.

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.

THE EMPLOYER’S ROADMAP: Hiring and Retaining Internationally Trained Workers in HAMILTON

Published: February 19, 2013

This publication is one in a series of Regional Employer Roadmaps produced by The Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC).

In 2009, TASC developed The Employer’s Roadmap to Hiring and Retaining Internationally Trained Workers for the Foreign Credentials Recognition Office (FCRO) of Citizen and Immigration Canada (CIC). This roadmap is a practical guide for employers in small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and provides information about practices, policies, and programs at a national level.
 
The Regional Employer Roadmaps build upon this national guide by providing information and resources specific to different regions of Canada.

Careers in the Goods Movement and Supply Chain and Logistics Sector in Hamilton - Report Overview

Published: October 30, 2012

This is an overview of the Make it, Move it, Ship it: Careers in the Goods Movement and Supply Chain and Logistics Sector in Hamilton report.  The handout was distributed at the Make it, Move it, Ship it event held on October 24/12.

Where are all the jobs? Hamilton's top occupations

Published: October 3, 2012

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.  

Information from the 2006 census provided the basis for much of the report, as it provides the most comprehensive data.  To identify more recent trends, Local Labour Market Indictors derived from Canadian Business Patterns (June 2011), Labour Force Survey (2010) and other Statistics Canada sources were also included.

A Discussion Paper on Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada

Published: June 26, 2012

With large numbers of TFW entering Canada every year – in 2011 there were 300,111 temporary foreign workers in Canada , triple the number that were in the country a decade ago, this is an issue that needs to be explored in more detail.  It is especially relevant in Ontario as 106,849 TFW workers were present in the province in 2011. 

The discussion paper gives an overview of the Live-in Caregiver Program, the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program and the Pilot Project for Occupations Requiring Lower Levels of Formal Training.  It includes information on recent changes by the Federal Government to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program and lists some of the common issues affecting the treatment of TFW in Canada.  Additional resources are listed to encourage further research.

2012 Labour Market Plan

Published: May 2, 2012

The Labour Market Plan update for 2012 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 report is divided into five main sections:

Methodology

Local Labour Market Indicators

2011 Labour Market Highlights

2011 Progress on Labour Market Priorities

Priorities and Action for 2012

Workforce Check-up Results, March 2012

Published: March 16, 2012

Results of WPH's monthly employer survey for March 2012.

Workforce Check-up Results, January 2012

Published: January 16, 2012

Results of WPH's monthly employer survey for January 2012.

Employer Resource Guide: Hamilton Healthy Workplaces

Published: March 1, 2011
A resource guide for employers which was made available through the Hamilton Healthy Workplaces Project, 2010-11.

Wellness Champion Toolkit

Published: March 1, 2011
This resource was made available as part of the Hamilton Healthy Workplaces Project, 2010-11. The toolkit is a ready-to-use collection of email messages, posters, activities and resources that aim to increase awareness about health and wellness in the workplace.

Dollars & Sense: A guide to employer training credits, incentives and supports

Published: February 18, 2011
The guide lists the tax credits, wage incentives, programs and resources available to help employers make their workplaces more efficient, productive and cost effective. 

Monthly employer survey results: October 2010

Published: October 28, 2010
Results of WPH's Employer survey for October 2010

Promising Sectors in Hamilton's Labour Market

Published: February 23, 2010
Ten promising sectors are profiled, ranging from admin/support services to education, to warehouse and storage.  Featured are interviews with employers and labour market information on each sector.

Realities and Possibilities: A Report on Employer Experiences and Thoughts about the Employment of Youth

Published: January 1, 2010
WPH research on employer experiences and their thoughts about the employment of youth.

Charting Hamilton's Labour Market: Past, Present and Future Presentation Jan. 21/10

Published: January 1, 2010
Presentation by Tom McCormack at WPH's Report to the Community event.

Workforce Focus, March 2009- Skilled Trades

Published: March 1, 2009
Employment growth in Ontario 2001-2006; self-employment; immigrants; education; top 10 growth trades, etc.

Max Valiquette Presentation, Feb. 24, 2009

Published: February 24, 2009
Presentation by Max Valiquette of Youthography on coping with a multi-generational workforce.

Report to the Community 2008

Published: January 1, 2009
List of partnership and other activities for the year geared to employers and the community.

Making "Them" Work: MAXimizing your multi-gen workforce

Published: January 1, 2009
Results of Dreams and Expectations report; description of different age groups; tips to working with a multi-generational workforce.

Report to the Community - 2009

Published: January 1, 2009
Annual report listing partnership activities; activities for employers and community members, and publications for 2009.

Dreams and Expections: A Report on Conversations with Hamilton Youth on Work and Careers

Published: January 1, 2009
Research with youth 15-24 years of age regarding their experiences and expectations of the work place.

Guide to Employment, Training and Personal Suport Services in Haldimand/Norfolk/Brantford

Published: January 1, 2009
Features information services; employment services; peer support and outreach; ESL and LINC; skills development; income support, and personal support services in the Haldimand/Norfolk/Brantford area.

Workforce Focus, Small Business and Self Employment, Sept. 2008

Published: September 1, 2008
Recents trends; nature of small business; top self-employment occupations (2006); rate by age.

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum Presentation

Published: January 1, 2008
Presentation on the return on investment (ROI) for apprenticeship training; tax incentives; the business case for apprenticeship.

Report to the Community 2008

Published: January 1, 2008
List of partnership and other activities for the year geared to employers and the community.

Common Skills Lexicon

Published: January 1, 2008
Examines how job seekers, employers and Action Centres describe generic skills and skill sets in the job search process.

Essential Skills: Linking Employees' Skills to Your Bottom Line

Published: January 1, 2008
Information about the nine Essential Skills as they relate to occupations; assessment tools and tips.

Strengthening Your Workforce

Published: January 1, 2008
Guide to human resources fundamentals for Hamilton employers.

Employer Engagement

Published: January 1, 2008
Research to understand how Hamilton employers interact with community based employment service providers.

Dollars and Sense booklet

Published: January 1, 2008
Guide to resources, wage incentives, tax credits, and programs for employers to defray the costs of training apprentices.

Immigrant Employment in Hamilton: Connecting the Dots

Published: September 1, 2007

Research report that studied what employment barriers immigrants face.

Community Connects: Employment Ontario Event Reference Binder

Published: July 1, 2007
A reference binder listing Hamilton and area based programs/services that are funded by Employment Ontario.

HIWIN Newsletter, June 2007, Vol. 1

Published: June 1, 2007

The premier HIWIN newsletter informs employers about the advantage of hiring immigrants and about local resources that can assist them.

Relier les points: Integration des immigrants au marche du travail a Hamilton

Published: January 1, 2007
A French translation of the Connecting the Dots employment guide.

Summary of the Human Resources Needs of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Hamilton

Published: March 1, 2006
This report documents the current HR practices of Hamilton SMEs and their top five HR concerns.

Making cent$ of apprenticeship

Published: May 1, 2005
An employer resource addressing apprenticeship information and incentive programs, including: Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit, OYAP, Job Connect, and the Co-operative Education Tax Credit (CETC)

Hamilton Human Resources Services Directory

Published: January 1, 2005
A "how-to" guide and directory of human resources services in Hamilton and surrounding area.

The Recruitment and Retention of Women: What Do Women Want?

Published: April 1, 2004
An examination of contemporary workplace culture and the benefits of "female-friendly" workplaces: Tips and examples of local best practices are included.

HR Matters II: Hamilton Human Resource Strategy Business Plan - Building On the Strength of Hamilton

Published: January 1, 2003
Workforce Planning Hamilton participated in the compilation of this human resources business plan for the City of Hamilton.

HR Matters: Phase I

Published: January 1, 2002
Research commissioned by the City of Hamilton Economic Development Department to examine the long-term implications of an aging population on the city's economy.