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A Need for Critical Thinking

Labour Market Experts claim that in order to remain globally competitive, employers need to focus on hiring employees with skills that cannot be outsourced, replicated or automated. Routine-oriented occupations will be phased out to make way for employees with critical thinking and analytical skills. When employees exercise Critical Thinking Skills, they can help their employers … Continue reading

Targeted Initiative for Older Workers – Testimonial

We hear from hundreds of job seekers thanking us for the assistance that they received while looking for work. Read one of the latest testimonials from a participant of the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW) Program. “I want to thank the TIOW program and coaches at the Employment Help Centre in Oshawa for helping … Continue reading

Job Search Tip

If you are looking for work, research and analyze the needs of the employer, or the type of employer, that you would like to work for. Use your Critical Thinking Skills to research and identify the skills and attributes that you would need to be successful in the role that you seek. What are some … Continue reading

Young and Successful?

In a recent Virgin article, Pedro De Abreu asks young outstanding entrepreneurs what it takes to be successful. Pedro interviewed extraordinary young people who are leaving their mark in the world. Among them, an 18 year old serial inventor and a 22 year old venture capitalist. In a nut shell, they suggest you: – Find … Continue reading

New Youth Program!

Coming this September… Employment Ontario Employment Service (EOES) is offering a new program at the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre to help youth succeed! Read Employment E-News – August 2015 – A Need For Critical Thinking. Please contact us to receive more information about this program. Locations in Pickering and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

Best & Worst for Women

Where are the Best and Worst Places to Be a Woman in Canada? A recent study published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives ranks “Canada’s 25 largest metropolitan areas based on a comparison of how men and women are faring in five areas: economic security, leadership, health, personal security, and education.”4 According to the … Continue reading

upNext Ajax

The Town of Ajax recently launched and delivered an innovative program to help youth gain real-world experience by connecting them with local employers who required business services during the PanGames. The three week digital skills development programme for young adults in Ajax was designed to help improve participants chances of getting a job or starting … Continue reading

Car Accident at DRUHC

The Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre’s Oshawa location took a major hit!      Maralyn Tassone, Executive Director of DRUHC spoke with Rita Nave at Chex TV to discuss the incident. This is not the first time that the Oshawa location has been hit. Thankfully, no one was injured. Maralyn asks for help from the municipality … Continue reading