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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (February 27/13)
In This Issue
On Track Employment Tip Sheets
Coming soon: WPH 2013 Labour Market Plan!
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Employers' Corner Update for February 2013


Last call: Connect to Careers Job Fair - March 6/13


Spots are still available for employers who would like to participate in the first combined job fair by McMaster University and Mohawk College.

If you are recruiting for full-time; summer and/or part-time positions don't miss this opportunity to meet Hamilton's eager, young labour pool.  It is expected that over 2000 highly qualified students and alumni will attend.  For more information please visit the Connect to Careers Job Fair site.

Hamilton Convention Centre
March 6, 2013
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  
On Track: Employment Tips and Advice for Newcomers


job seeker Newcomers to Hamilton want to work, but sometimes they are unsure as to where to start. Our seven On Track 

employment tip sheets (available in English and French) aim to solve this problem by providing information and referrals to local services and programs.

Included are the following sheets: The Process of Getting a Job; Building Your Work Experience in Canada; Resume and Cover Letter Tips; Do's and Don'ts of Interviews; Workplace Communication; Workplace Culture in Canada; and Know and Protect Your Rights.

Please share On Track with those who will benefit from the information.

Coming soon: WPH 2013 Labour Market Plan, and  Industry Cluster updates on Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Agribusiness and Food Processing


Every year WPH releases a Labour Market Plan which provides an overview of local labour market developments in Hamilton during the year.  Our report details the work of WPH, and that of our community partners.  An up-to-date profile of Hamilton's labour market is crafted by the development of Local Labour Market Indicators (LLMI); a community overview is included; updates on the City of Hamilton's six key industry clusters; an update on the 2012 Labour Market Plan; and our 2013 Labour Market Plan for Hamilton which lists our key priorities and projects for the upcoming year.  You can expect an email releasing the report in the very near future!


We'll also be releasing detailed reports on the lifesciences, healthcare, and agribusiness and food processing sectors in Hamilton.  These reports will provide details about the top occupations, workforce needs and challenges of each of the sectors.

For information about WPH please call 905-521-5777

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