Labour Market

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Inclusive Workplace Tools

Achieving an inclusive workplace calls for a strategic, informed approach. The TRIEC learning web portal has helpful modules and pratical tools to help employers put a plan in place to build an inclusive workplace. Sign up for free! Visit http://www.trieclearning.ca.   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by … Continue reading

Global Skills Strategy

The Global Skills Strategy offers Canadian employers fast and reliable access to top global talent. Eligible newcomer applicants are required to submit specific documents with their application. Learn more about the Global Skills Strategy. Ontario also aims to draw Express Entry candidates with tech experience. Read more.   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – … Continue reading

City of Oshawa and TRIEC

The City of Oshawa has become an employer partner of the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership! The City of Oshawa has committed to strengthening diversity and inclusion by further supporting newcomer professionals. Through the partnership with TRIEC, the City of Oshawa helps nurture a culture of continuous learning, innovation, inclusion and collaboration. Read more about the partnership. … Continue reading

Changing Work Policies

A recent conference in Toronto – Brave New Work World – gathered experts in labour, business, education and government to discuss the changing work world and the policies required to help shape it. Unifor’s former head economist, Jim Stanford, attended the conference. According to Jim, “There’s more R & D in a dollar of GDP … Continue reading

Survey Says Skills Training

A recent HSBC survey found that investing in training has become an important focus for Canadian businesses. Outlined in the report, Navigator: Made for the Future, are the results of a study that surveyed twenty-five hundred business leaders in various countries. Two hundred of the decision makers were from Canada. Almost half of the Canadian … Continue reading

Job Search Success for a Newcomer to Canada

Newcomer Connie L was an Employment Ontario client at the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC) in Oshawa, Ontario. She arrived in Canada with over 10 years of work experience in Marketing and Business including working with Non-Profit Organizations. Prior to arriving in Canada, she completed her Master’s in Media Studies and Bachelor’s in Business … Continue reading

Fake Job Postings

According to Service Canada, fake job postings claiming that Service Canada is hiring are being posted online. These messages are fraudulent! For job postings and employment infomation, visit the Government of Canada’s official social media accounts: Facebook twitter instagram Visit the GC website for job listings in your area.   Read Employment E-News – July … Continue reading

Tech and Innovation in the Durham Region

Durham Region is home to a growing and thriving tech sector! On June 6, Durham College’s (DC) AI Hub held the Enable AI Summit, the first of its kind in Durham. In October, DC will host Global CyberLympics. It’s a big deal! Teams from all over the world will participate in an online cyber security … Continue reading

Ontario Power Generation in Clarington!

Big news! Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently announced the establishment of a new corporate headquarters in the Municipality of Clarington. The existing Darlington Energy Complex (located south of Highway 401) and a new building will be part of the expanded campus. Expected to be completed in 2024, all of OPG’s non-station-based positions in Toronto, Niagara … Continue reading

Student Summer Workshop

Are you looking for your first opportunity to enter the labour market or to build on prior summer/part-time employment? We can help! Join us for a Summer Student Workshop on June 26, 1:30-3:00pm. Check the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre Event Calendar to learn more about free workshops offered at our Oshawa and Pickering location. … Continue reading