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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.
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.
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.
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.
Health care is a prominent industry in Hamilton, proportionately larger than the provincial average. Since 2005, employment in this sector has grown 12%; though in the short term, from 2009-10, there has been an 8% decline in employment in Hamilton.
A Proposed Model for Training Internationally Educated Nurses in Hamilton: A Community Report from the Internationally Educated Nurses Working Group
Summary and recommendations resulting from forum discussing best practices for the integration of internationally trained nurses into Hamilton's health care labour force.
Study draws attention to the skills, knowledge and experience of internationally educated nurses which represent an untapped labour pool in Hamilton's economy.