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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 6, Issue 1 (June 26/12)
In This Issue
Judy Travis wins the Lynne Livingstone Memorial Award
Immigrant Employment Resources
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Stressed out? Save the date for Running on Empty: How to deal with Workplace Stress, Nov. 7/12


sleep and stressFeeling overwhelmed?  This forum will provide you with the information you need to nurture your own personal well-being in the workplace as well as managing your employees who may also be struggling.


Plan to attend our breakfast event on November 7/12 at the Waterfront Centre, 555 Bay St. North, Hamilton. 


Keynote speaker Dr. David Posen, is a bestselling author, speaker and physician and is one of North America's leading experts on stress mastery, work-life balance, health and wellness. Mary Ann Baynton will show you how to manage risks to health and safety, you'll get advice from a lawyer regarding the right to accomodate employees with mental health issues, and just for fun...we'll all get to experience a brief laughter yoga session.  More details to follow!

Judy Travis, Executive Director, Workforce Planning Hamilton, wins the Lynne Livingstone Memorial Award


Judy Travis, Executive Director, Workforce Planning Hamilton, was the recipient of the Lynne Livingstone Memorial Award at the Leaders in Literacy Breakfast on June 21/12.  The award is presented by the staff of the Adult Basic Education Association in memory of Lynne Livingstone, who was a friend and dedicated supporter of the ABEA. The award is given to those who exemplify the dedication, support and caring nature of Lynne Livingstone.


Congratulations to Judy for this well deserved recognition!


New WPH project:On Track:Employment tips and advice for newcomers


We'll be developing one page handouts for immigrant job seekers to help them reach their employment goals.  The goal is to highlight elements of a successful job search in Canada and link newcomers to employment services and supports that are available for them in Hamilton.  The topics of the tip sheets will include: Applying for a job in Canada; Do's and don't of interviews; Know your employment rights; Workplace communication; Building your experience through networking and volunteering; and Working in Canada: Understanding Canadian workplace culture. 
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