Vol. 3, Issue 3, March 22, 2018
Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Your weekly news & updates from WPH!
Here is your Quick Guide to Business Resources in Hamilton; find out about the 2018 Age Friendly Hamilton Symposium, and...check out a free webinar for HR professionals!
Quick Guide to Business Resources in Hamilton

Thinking of starting a business?

Starting a business is a big step! Make sure you don't waste your time and money on a business idea that doesn't work.

Below are a few tips if you are thinking about starting a business:

  • Don't be in a hurry
  • Learn about the local business community
  • Upgrade your language and training skills if needed
  • Visit workplaces that interest you

Read the quick guide for a list of information and referral agencies; a list of training options and financial resources.

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2018 Age Friendly Hamilton Symposium

Tuesday, March 27/18 from 1:00 pm. to 4:00 pm.
St. Peter's Hospital Auditorium

"You're Never Too Old"

Join the Hamilton Council on Aging as they launch their "Portraits of Aging Campaign" featuring the faces and inspirational messages from older adults in Hamilton.

All are welcome to attend this free community event which includes a keynote presentation by Pat Spadafora, Kaleidoscope Counsulting, and the official release of the 2018 Age Friendly Hamilton Annual Report. Light refreshments will be provided. Register at www.agefriendlyhamilton.ca or call 905-777-3837 ext. 12238.
Free Webinar: What HR and career professionals need to know about “misunderstood” candidate groups such as veterans
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Presenter: Lisa Taylor
Date:  Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
Cost:  FREE

In April 2018, the Federal Government is launching new career transition programs and services for Canadian veterans.

Lisa Taylor will show in this free webinar how the challenges that veterans face serve as a 
good case study for all employers and career practitioners. Whether you currently hire or work with transitioning veterans, or not, this webinar will help you better understand where hiring managers get in their own way of finding top candidates.

Labour Force Information for Hamilton
Workforce Planning Hamilton | 905-521-5777| info@workforceplanninghamilton.ca | www.workforceplanninghamilton.ca