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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (February 2/17)
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What does WPH believe?

Business, Labour & Community: Planning for Prosperity!

Workforce Planning Hamilton welcomes new Board Members!

Workforce Planning Hamilton is happy to announce our recently elected new Board members!

In September 2016 we welcomed:

  • Larry Meyer, Business Representative; General Manager, Human Resources, ArcelorMittal Dofasco
  • Gayle Holmes, Business Representative; Hamilton Health Sciences (retired)
  • Andre Bovet, Francophone Representative; Manager of Continuous Education, College Boreal
  • Erin Thorson, Labour Representative; Mohawk College
  • Radenka Lescesen, Immigrants and Visible Minority Representative; Employment Co-ordinator, PATH

In January 2017 we welcomed:

  • Jim Huff, Labour Representative; Hamilton Area Steelworkers Adjustment Committee
  • Bill Thompson, Labour Representative; OPSEU (retired)

WPH thanks the following members whose terms ended with the Board for all their hard work on behalf of our organization:

  • Tom Atterton, Labour Representative, Hamilton and District Labour Council
  • Geraldine McMullen, Labour Representative
  • Claudette Mikelsons, Francophone Representative, College Boreal
Thanks to all our Board members, past and present, for their collective time and energy to help Workforce Planning Hamilton reach our goals of contributing to a prosperous and diverse Hamilton community.
Employers: EmployerOne Survey closing tomorrow!

The EmployerOne Survey has been a great success this year with 240 businesses to date completing our redesigned survey.

If you are a local employer of any size we'd like to hear about your hiring challenges and plans for the future.

Look for the results of our survey in early April!
Webinar Series: Career launch reboot: New approaches & tech-savvy tools to help Millennials avoid the underemployment trap - April 11, April 18 and April 25, 2017

While career practitioners are accustomed to coping with and adapting to a "rapidly evolving workplace," they may be less used to working with "rapidly evolving jobseekers." 

The arrival of the Millennial Generation has ushered in exactly this new phenomenon. Career practitioners must now grapple with a workforce being rapidly changed by technology, at the same time as advise a new kind of demographic, one that has been raised in a world of technology unknown to previous
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