Vol 12, Issue 3 December 17 2021
Workforce Planning Hamilton 2022 News!
Workforce Planning Hamilton New Website Launch!
Stay tuned for WPH's new website, home to Hamilton's Largest Job Board. We invite you to join us for a website tutorial in January 2022 invites will be sent soon!
More excitement news to bring ..

On January 3rd, 2022

Workforce Planning Hamilton's New Logo is officially here!
WPH Most Recent Updates
The EmployerOne Survey coming soon! A survey of local businesses to better understand Hamilton's Labour Market
SME 2021 Report has been released!
Historical research shows many small to medium-skilled trades employers lack digital/computer literacy skills and an overall human resource presence. Therefore, these employers may be missing out on valuable information available through the internet and community connections. Prior to the pandemic, there was a skilled trades shortage, many sectors showing low employment rates and an ageing workforce connected to a lack of newly employed manufacturing and construction apprentices.
With this knowledge, Workforce Planning Hamilton began the process of engaging with small to medium-skilled trades employers throughout the Hamilton region by phone-based appointments and providing follow up material to support relevant and useful information about pre-apprenticeship programs in Hamilton. As a result, Workforce planning Hamilton has successfully completed the SME 2021 project for your organizations to review.
Hamilton's Labour Market Q3 Data Report

  • There was a significant change in the unemployment rate and with a decrease in the third quarter of 2021 compared to the third quarter of 2020. 
  • The number of unemployed job postings has continued to decline this year. From a high of 17.7 in January to 8.7 in September. This means there are about 9 unemployed people in every job vacancy
  • Professional occupations in education services, jobs grew the most in quarter 3, growing by 6,300 jobs
  • Middle management occupations in trades, transportations, productions and utilities declined the most in total jobs decreasing by 2,530 jobs  
  • There has been an increase in job postings, growing by 5.6 % in the third quarter to 9,331 jobs in Hamilton compared to the second quarter
  • A slight change in the order of the top 10 skills demand in the job search where communication, teamwork, and customer service come in the top 3
  • Skill level C jobs saw the strongest growth in wages from Q3 2021 to Q3 2020 
Hamilton Youth 
Workforce is now LIVE!
The Hamilton Youth Workforce! Brought to you by Workforce Planning Hamilton. An Instagram page centralized for youth employment and opportunities.

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Connect to Careers Virtual Job Fair is the best way to recruit new talent-
WPH has a booth to support you all, register with us NOW!
March 2, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
Connect to Careers is presented in partnership by McMaster University, Mohawk College, Redeemer University, Workforce Planning Hamilton, and the City of Hamilton's Economic Development.

Workforce Planning of Hamilton will have a booth to support all of our local community and service providers in the Hamilton region, and everyone is welcome to join at no cost. Please join so that students and job seekers can learn more about your organization's various programs and employment opportunities.
If you are interested, please contact Nourhan at nourhan.wassim@workforceplanninghamilton.ca to register your organization. 

To everyone in the HAMILTON area:
You'll meet potential employers and explore your options at Connect to Careers.
By visiting different employer booths on the virtual fair platform, you'll discover exciting opportunities ranging from summer, part-time, and full-time positions to internships and co-ops.
You will gain knowledge of job requirements, industry trends, and industry growth. This data is useful.
The Hamilton COVID Concierge for Business is a one-stop online resource centre and phone line dedicated to supporting Hamilton businesses with their COVID-19 business questions and concerns.
Hamilton businesses can call the COVID Concierge at 905-521-3989 (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm) or Contact Us online. Learn more at hamiltoncovidconcierge.ca
The Hamilton COVID Concierge for Business is brought to you by the Hamilton COVID Concierge Team, comprised of the City of Hamilton and the three local Chambers of Commerce.
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