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Skilled Trades

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DRUHC Job Portal

Job Seekers and Employers will benefit from the use of a special feature on the new Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre website – the DRUHC Job Portal. Employers will be able to create a profile and post available positions at no cost. Once the posting is authorized by DRUHC personnel, the position is live on … Continue reading

1000 New Jobs at GM

Last month, General Motors Canada announced a thousand new engineering jobs in Ontario, including in Oshawa. GM Canada president Steve Carlisle drove into the Oshawa engineering facility with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to make the announcement. Unifor president indicates that this is a sign that General Motors is not leaving … Continue reading

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship involves job-shadowing in a skilled trade wherein individuals are under the guidance and direction of a qualified, experienced professional. While apprenticeship is a type of post-secondary training, college or university education are not required to pursue an apprenticeship for a skilled trade profession. The duration of an apprenticeship varies depending on the skilled … Continue reading

Skilled Trade Workers Needed

Summer is just around the corner… Heavy machine operators and construction workers are in high demand – that includes carpenters, roofers, plumbers, electricians, and more. In fact, there is an incredible amount of opportunity for career growth and success in the Skilled Trades industry in Canada. Did you know that Skilled Trade Workers are highly … Continue reading