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Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Vol. 4, Issue 2  (April 17/14)
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Look for our next weekly newsletter on April 24, 2014.


In what does WPH believe?

Business, Labour & Community: Planning for Prosperity!

Workforce Planning Hamilton's 2014 Hire Learning Survey featured in the Hamilton Spectator

hire learning initiative WPH's recent project to collect Hamilton's real-time local labour market information was highlighted in the Hamilton Spectator. 

The Hire Learning Survey will be released annually.  The survey indicates the types of employment and educational requirements in Hamilton, recruitment, employment outlook, skills requirements, and 10 things to know about Hamilton's labour market in 2014.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives:  Women and jobs post-recession

Women have had lower employment and higher poverty levels before, during and after the recession. Young women in Ontario experienced nearly double the rate of decline in their employment as young men, while more older women are continuing to stay in the workforce.


Giving back by mentoring newcomers

With a master's degree in computer sciences, Tim Tabassum Iqbal didn't expect that his first job after moving to Canada would be shoveling snow. Before emigrating from Pakistan in 2007, he had worked as a programmer and had run his own software company.
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