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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 1, Issue 3 (January 18/18)
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December 2017 

Employment Stats

Unemployment Rate: 4.3% 

Participation Rate: 66.8% 

Employment Rate: 

(Info from Statistics Canada)

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Thanks to all employers who have completed the EmployerOne Survey to date...

Workforce Planning Hamilton has had a robust response this month to our shorter, more streamlined EmployerOne Survey.

Employers of all sizes and sectors have shared their hiring plans and challenges with us. 

If your company or organization hasn't completed the survey, we encourage you to do so today to help us reach our goal of 300 surveys completed.

In particular, employers in the following sectors are needed to complete the survey:
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Real Estate Rental and Leasing
  • Finance and Insurance
New this year: 

All businesses that complete the survey are eligible to win a free booth (valued at $600+) at the Connect to Careers Job Fair, taking place on February 1/18. The winner will be announced on January 26th at noon!
Introducing the Hamilton Pavilion at Connect to Careers Job Fair 2018, February 1, 2018

Connect to Careers This year CtoC is highlighting the exciting employment opportunities happening in #HamOnt! Be part of this community building event and be seen by hundreds of local qualified job seekers at the  Job Fair.

Limited spaces still available for Hamilton based businesses looking to hire new talent.

This unique job fair offers employers a diverse pool of candidates; current students interested in part-time, co-op and internship opportunities, recent alumni seeking full-time employment, and seasoned professionals looking for career advancement opportunities or a career change.

For more information about the fair or to register your business and secure your booth please go to:  connecttocareersjobfair.com
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