Vol. 1, Issue 4, January 24, 2019
Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Your weekly news & updates from WPH!
In this week's edition: Complete the EmployerOne survey TODAY for your chance to win a free booth at Connect to Careers; Employers needed to participate in Careers in the Trades, March 4/19; Listen to 10 podcasts to further your or your client's career.
Win a free booth at Connect to Careers Job Fair by completing our survey today!
We'll be drawing the winner of a free booth (a $600+ value) for the Connect to Careers Job Fair tomorrow, Friday, January 25th! Thanks to those employers who have already completed the EmployerOne survey.

For those who haven't, please click on the link below for your chance to win a free booth and to help shed light on your hiring challenges and plans for the future.

Sectors we'd like to hear from...

We've had a great response from local employers and would in particular like to hear from employers in construction, retail trade, other services, health care and social assistance, transportation and warehousing, professional, scientific and technical services, and wholesale trade.

(Our apologies if you have previously received this information. Please complete the survey only once.)
Careers in the Trades, March 4/19

Careers in the Trades, taking place on Monday, March 4/19 at St. Charles Adult Education Centre, 150 East 5th Street will be of interest to employers who are having a difficult time finding skilled trades workers, and also to job seekers.

If you are a skilled trades employer, please contact the organizer, VPI working solutions, to be involved. 

Job seekers who attend this event will:

  • Learn about apprenticeships
  • Explore the trades
  • Attend presentations
  • Visit information booths
  • Network with employers

The event takes place from 10 am. - 2 pm. and admission is free.

To register and for more details call 905-387-2220 or email: [email protected]
Top 10 career podcasts to listen to this year
There’s an easy way you can improve your (or your client's) career and reach your job goals each day—in the time it takes you to commute to work. It’s listening to podcasts! 

Whether you want to snag a promotion, switch careers, or take a side hustle full time, there’s a podcast out there to help. Here is a list of Glassdoor's 10 favourites—download them now and chase your dream job.

Workforce Planning Hamilton is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.
Labour Force Information, Hamilton, December 2018
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