WPH develops labour market information for McMaster's Hamilton Employment Crawl
Workforce Planning Hamilton was part of the advisory group created by McMaster University to organize the first annual Hamilton Employment Crawl (HEC). HEC took place on April 25 and 26 and bused 140 students throughout Hamilton to show them that the city offers a unique place to live, work and play.
WPH compiled a handout, Employment in Hamilton: Yours to Discover, which features targeted labour market information for the students.
WPH's support of HEC aligns with the findings of our Youth Strategy initiative, which indicates that post-secondary students need more information about Hamilton to encourage them to stay.
Upcoming WPH events to turn a spotlight on Manufacturing, Goods Movement, and Healthy Workplaces
The summer and fall will be busy for WPH as we prepare for three events that will share valuable information with local employers. WPH is in the planning stages for the launch of recent research into Hamilton's Manufacturing sector; Goods Movement report; and a Healthy Workplace event which will focus on reducing workplace stress.
A recent article in The Hamilton Spectator
highlights the need to raise awareness among GTA businesses that Hamilton is open for business with regards to the transportation sector. One of the goals of local transportation group TransHub is to add 5,000 supply chain sector jobs over the next three years.