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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 11, Issue 2 (November 13/14)
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Business, Labour & Community: Planning for Prosperity!

Help Wanted in Hamilton Job Vacancies Full Report: 3rd Quarter 2014

business_people.jpg When reviewing online job vacancies research shows that Hamilton's top 3 occupations by growth during July - September 2014 were: Art, culture, recreation and sport; Health; and Education, law, social, community and government services.

Workforce Planning Hamilton releases these statistics quarterly to capture a portion of real-time labour demand in our community.

The top occupations for July to September 2014 were in: sales and service; trades, transport, equipment operators and related; health; business, finance and administrative; and management.

Forty-nine percent of the ads were for potential full-time positions, dropping by 457 jobs from the same period last year. Discover more by reading the reports below.

Congratulations to ArcelorMittal Dofasco on winning a national healthy workplace award

AMD recently received their second Canada Award for Excellence in the Healthy Workplace category. 

Workforce Planning Hamilton, in partnership with City of Hamilton, Public Health Services is offering the final in a series of three free Hamilton Healthy Workplaces webinars. The webinar takes place on December 1, 2014, 2:00 pm. to 3:00 pm.

Topic: Employers' Role in Workplace Stress Prevention and Positive Mental Health Promotion.

The series is facilitated by Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. 

Express entry represents a "sea change" in Canadian immigration, says minister

Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, outlined how and why Canada is moving to a new immigration selection system, known as 'Express Entry', at a recent Canadian HR Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan. 

Express Entry will come into operation as of January 1, 2015.

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