Vol. 4, Issue 1, April 5, 2018
Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Your weekly news & updates from WPH!
In this week's edition: We've just released the results of our EmployerOne Survey! Hope that you can join the party and help us celebrate WPH's 20th Anniversary! Interested in Labour Market Information? Check out an amazing resource.
Hot off the Press: The results of the 2018 EmployerOne Survey

This year Workforce Planning Hamilton heard back from 278 local employers in a wide variety of industries.

What did employers tell us?

  • 85% of employers hired in 2017
  • 45% stated the number of employees they have is growing
  • 77% reported that they plan to hire in the upcoming year

What are the jobs in demand in Hamilton?

  • The majority of jobs hired for in 2017 were for Business, finance and administration occupations.
  • In this industry most people were hired as customer service reps and call centre agents

Hard-to-fill positions

The industries that had the most challenges with recruitment were construction, manufacturing and professional, scientific, and technical services.

Join WPH on April 25th as we celebrate 20 years in the community!

Our event, Back to the Future: Workforce Planning in the 21st Century will bring together our partners, funders, employers, and the community to help us celebrate 20 years of workforce development work in Hamilton.

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm. to 5:30 pm.
Where: The Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch, 55 York Blvd., Hamilton, 4th Floor.

Our celebration will feature a keynote address by Creig Lamb, from the Ryerson's Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; a retrospective video, networking and refreshments.

See you on April 25th!

Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development: Ontario’s labour market
This is a great site with labour market information and statistics that can help you plan for the future. 
Learn more about work trends and the skills, education and training needed for jobs today, and in the future.

The site features: 
February 2018 snapshot
Explore 500 job profiles
Labour market reports
Labour market information
Frequency of job profile updates

Labour Force Information for Hamilton
Workforce Planning Hamilton | 905-521-5777| [email protected] | www.workforceplanninghamilton.ca