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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 10, Issue 1 (October 6/16)
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Business, Labour & Community: Planning for Prosperity!

Focus on the Future: Hamilton's Advanced Manufacturing Career Fair

Hamilton area students and community job seekers will have a chance to find out more about careers in advanced manufacturing at Focus on the Future, taking place on Monday, October 24th at Mohawk College, Stoney Creek Campus.

With partners City of Hamilton, Economic Development, Mohawk College, and the Industry Education Council of Hamilton, Workforce Planning Hamilton will be giving local advanced manufacturing sector employers a chance to interact with students and job seekers to share information on the skills they are seeking for their future workforce.

Those attending will visit the employers' displays, experience hands-on activities, and have a tour of Mohawk College.

Thanks to the participating employers and organizations: Tiercon, Arcelor Mittal Dofasco, Maple Leaf, Canada Bread, Orlick, Adventec, John Crane Canada, Fruitland Manufacturing, Karma Candy, ACS Valves, Mohawk College, McMaster Engineering, Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program, and the Ontario College of Trades.

For more information on how you can participate in Focus on the Future please contact Cyndi Ingle at 905-521-5777 or by email: cyndi.ingle@workforceplanninghamilton.ca

Employers register now for: Employers Embracing Diversity, October 27, 2016

Are you an employer who is interested in tapping into immigrant talents?

Find out how by attending the Employers Embracing Diversity forum. You'll learn how you can access international skills, create opportunities for immigrants and promote diversity at work.

Keynote speaker Lionel Laroche, Founder and Principal of MultiCultural Business Solutions, will showcase practical ways for employers to integrate internationally trained individuals in workplaces.

When: Thursday, October 27, 2016, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Where: David Braley Health Sciences Centre
100 Main Street West, Hamilton

Space is limited! Tickets are only $10. 

Contact: immigration.partnership@hamilton.ca for more information.

Event partners include The Royal Bank of Canada, Workforce Planning Hamilton, and the Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council.
Magnet awarded Gold Global Best Award

Magnet's efforts were recognized by the Conference Board of Canada and the International Partnerships Network (The IPN). 

Magnet was awarded the Gold Global Best Award in the Category of Innovative and Creative Partnerships for the North America Region at The IPN 2016 Conference in Oslo, Norway.

Magnet (at Ryerson University) is a network powered by data-rich, job-matching technology that connects job seekers with employers based upon skills, preferences and talent needs. They are a growing network of over 80,000 individuals,
31 post-secondary educational institutions, 170+ labour- and community-based organizations and more than 7,000 employers.

Read more here.
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