Vol. 4, Issue 3, April 18, 2019
Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Your weekly news & updates from WPH!
In this week's edition: WPH's Local Labour Market Plan 2018 has been released; Free webinar on Accessing Intercultural Competence; Sign up today for Hire Local!
Trends in Hamilton's Labour Market: Local Labour Market Plan 2018
Workforce Planning Hamilton's Local Labour Market Plan 2018 reports recent trends in Hamilton's economy.

A remarkable transformation has taken place in Hamilton's labour market over the past two years. As the number of people employed has increased significantly labour shortages have also emerged.

The report shares information on Hamilton's diverse and growing economy and the importance of small businesses to Hamilton.

Six key industries in Hamilton that are having recruitment challenges are profiled.

The report lists community actions undertaken in the past year to address pressing labour market priorities.

young professionals
Free webinar: Assessing Intercultural Competence, May 9

Intercultural competence is the capability to accurately understand and adapt behaviour to cultural differences and commonality

Want to learn more? 

Register now for Charity Village's upcoming free webinar!

Today’s professionals — across all sectors — need to be interculturally competent. At the end of this webinar, participants will understand what intercultural competence is, how it can affect an organization, and how to use assessments to achieve cultural competence and inclusion goals.

Date: Thursday, May 9 at 1pm ET / 10am PT (webinar is one hour in length)

Audience: This webinar will be of interest to all nonprofit professionals, but may be especially useful to CEOs, Executive Directors, and HR managers who are focusing on initiatives around diversity, inclusion, or cultural competence.

Hire Local, a reverse job fair for employers takes place April 25/19
Employers who would like to know more about the free employment services in Hamilton are invited to Hire Local: Solving Your Skills Shortages, April 25/19.

The breakfast event includes pop-up presentations on Hiring/Training Incentives; Equity Hiring; Employment Standards; and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Over 20 employment services will be attending to network and help you with your labour force needs.

Labour Force Information, Hamilton, February 2019
Workforce Planning Hamilton | 905-521-5777| [email protected] | www.workforceplanninghamilton.ca