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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 1, Issue 4  (January 29/15)
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Business, Labour & Community: Planning for Prosperity!

Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy

  This report recently released by WPH includes a skills analysis of Hamilton; spotlights sectors of interest; informs how to address the current skills mismatch; and provides information on how job seekers can be better prepared to succeed in the labour market.

Viewing your job as a set of transferable skills

flying-business-man-sm.jpg A companion piece to "Putting the Puzzle Together: Skills Alignment in Hamilton's Transforming Economy" this report helps job seekers to discover information about their transferable skills and how to inform an employer of those skills. 

Canadianize yourself: Immigrant reinvents herself after 400 applications, no interviews

career jobs icon She's a highly-qualified teacher from the Carlisle in northern England, who came to Canada in 2005.  Edwards, 50, has two grown children back in the U.K. and a 12-year-old son who lives with her in Calgary. She thought that, with vast experience and two undergraduate degrees, she would find a job in Canada easily. 

This was not to be the case.

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