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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 6, Issue 2 (June 11/15)
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Business, Labour & Community: Planning for Prosperity!

From the archives: Discovering Career Success through Sales and Service in Hamilton

caterer2.jpg Employing almost one in four Hamilton workers, sales and service occupations play an essential role in our community's labour market.

A steady employment growth of 11% is expected up until 2020 for sales and service occupations in Hamilton.

WPH's research in 2014 was developed to provide insight into Hamilton's top occupational group and the career growth and opportunities available. 

Job seekers will find the fast fact sheet that goes along with this report to be very helpful.   The fact sheet lists the types of opportunities that are available for all skill levels, how to find a job in the sectors, career pathways and salary expectations. 

9 Effective Ways for your business to handle negativity on social media


The reality of social media today is that once you have a brand presence, you can't avoid negative reviews and comments. Some will be genuine, others not, but how you handle them is critical.


Hiring a social media manager whose role is to not only mitigate these harmful situations can provide a solution and even help earn back customers' trust.


Read the article here.

Launch of the Hamilton Newcomers Club, June 16/15

Join the Immigrant Women's Centre for the launch of the Hamilton Newcomers Club! The IWC will be hosting monthly networking events connecting newcomers to the community on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. 

The launch event on June 16 will feature key note speaker Sarah Wayland from the City of Hamilton's Global Hamilton initiative.
Learn more about the work of WPH. Call 905.521.5777



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