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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 8, Issue 1 (August 23/12)
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Save the date: WPH's Labour Market Community Consultation
Hamilton's Future Workforce...
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Introducing a new newsletter feature: Employers' Corner!


To support local employers Workforce Planning Hamilton introduces Employers' Corner.  Each month you'll find information and links that will share facts and relevant information to help you and your company.


Access Hamilton 

Access Hamilton is your link to local staffing support services. These services include municipal, provincial and federal government programs that connect job seekers with you, the employer.  Visit the site here.

Dollars & Sense: A guide to employer training credits, incentives and supports

Download our free publication that shares information on tax credits, wage incentives, OYAP, and financial help for apprentices.  Access the guide here.


Running on Empty: How to deal with Workplace Stress.  Save the date for this event taking place November 7/12 from 7:30 am. to 10:00 am. at the Waterfront Centre, 555 Bay St. North, Hamilton.  Registration information will be emailed to you in September.


How can Workforce Planning Hamilton help you? Let us know by calling 905-521-5777 or emailing info@workforceplanninghamilton.ca.

Save the date - WPH's Labour Market Community Consultation, November 22/12

Brock DickinsonEmployers and community leaders are invited to attend WPH's Labour Market Community Consultation on November 22/12 from 7:30 am. to 11:00 am. at the Hamilton Convention Centre.  Brock Dickinson, from Millier Dickinson Blais will set the context for the day with a presentation on labour market trends in Hamilton.  You are invited to bring your ideas to enrich Workforce Planning Hamilton's Labour Market Plan for the upcoming year. 


Hamilton's future workforce: What types of jobs will require the most new workers?

Recent studies show that from now to 2016 the highest number of new workers will be needed in the following ten types of jobs.

Here are the 10 Growth Occupations: Now to 2016 (City of Hamilton)

Entry level sales and service
To 2016 new workers required: 5,700

To 2016 new workers required: 5,300

Intermediate sales and service
To 2016 new workers required: 5,200

Professional occupations in health
To 2016 new workers required: 4,800

For more information about WPH call 905.521.5777

Workforce Planning Hamilton