Vol 6, Issue 5, June 30 2022
Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Your Weekly Updates & News From WPH!
In this week's edition: Happy Canada Day, Hamilton's Labour Force Information May 2022, Employer One Survey 2022 Results, HYW Interview with MSU President OUT NOW, May 2022 Labour Market Snapshot, Follow Us On Instagram, Hiring In Hamilton, Happening in the Community (John Howard Society: Workpath Employment Services, John Howard Society & Centre for Skills Development General Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program) News: "Job Search and Career Advice on TikTok" and "Preparing Teenagers for The Future Of Work"
Happy Canada Day!
Canada Day celebrates the anniversary of Canadian Confederation which occurred on July 1, 1867, with the passing of the British North America Act, 1867 where the three separate colonies of the United CanadasNova Scotia, and New Brunswick were united into a single Dominion within the British Empire called Canada. Originally called Dominion Day, the holiday was renamed in 1982 when the Canadian Constitution was patriated by the Canada Act 1982.
Labour Force May 2022
Review Hamilton's Labour Force Information for May 2022

A slight drop in the unemployment rate, as well as a slight raise in the employment rate, and participation rate
Employer One Survey 2022
The results are in! For the ninth year in a row Workforce Planning Hamilton (WPH) has delivered the EmployerOne Survey in partnership with the City of Hamilton’s Economic Development team to develop and distribute the Business Impact Survey. 

Hamilton employers across all industries shared their hiring experiences on the most in-demand jobs in Hamilton and highlighted recruitment, retention and skills concerns. This survey provides a snapshot of how local employers were fairing in the January 2022 labour market. This year 1085 employers completed the EmployerOne survey; 896 employers completed the survey fully (100%). 

HYW Interview w/ MSU President OUT NOW!
Hamilton Youth Workforce brings you another fantastic interview with Youth Advocacy leaders in Hamilton. We would like to welcome our next guest:
Simranjeet Singh (Mcmaster Student Union President)

Simranjeet will be speaking about Youth Employment, Mental Health, Success/Barriers, and much more!

Check out our past interviews on our Website or Youtube Channel!
May 2022 Labour Market Snapshot
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Labour Force Characteristics, Hamilton 2022
Labour Force Characteristics, Ontario 2022
Top 5 Growing Industries, Ontario 2022
Top 5 Declining Industries, Ontario 2022
Follow Us On Instagram!
Workforce Planning Hamilton's only source of Labour Market Information. Click the link in bio to access our latest information.
Assisting Youth with regular job postings, interviews, services, and more!
Who's Hiring In Hamilton?

McMaster University: Equity & Inclusion Office is currently seeking an Accessibility Specialist.

McMaster University is currently seeking Sessional Faculty - ENGLISH 2HT3 (Fall 2022)

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton is currently seeking a Forensic Inpatient Administrative Support

Happening In The Community!
John Howard Society: Workpath Employment Services
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John Howard Society & Centre for Skills Development
General Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
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Job Search and Career Advice on TikTok 
Career coaches and hiring experts are giving advice on the popular Gen Z app, TikTok. While the accounts below are not endorsements, the accounts offer bite-size tips that career professionals may find useful for students and professionals navigating the job market.
Who do you follow for career advice on TikTok? Follow this list for great tips...

Preparing Teenagers for The Future Of Work

Teenagers are not the only ones who must focus on the future. “Career practitioners owe it to those they serve to facilitate the development of a proactive, vigilant mindset” to future-proof their careers (Jarvis, 2022). Working together, teenagers and career services professionals can take steps to be prepared for the future of work.

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