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Skills Shortage

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Skilled Labour Shortage

What does Canada’s skilled labour shortage mean for workers and employers? A 2018 ManpowerGroup survey indicated that 41% of employers had difficulty filling jobs and that the most in-demand jobs require post-secondary training but not necessarily a university degree. The top five hardest positions to fill in Canada for the last ten years include skilled … Continue reading

Cyber Security Jobs In Demand

Cyber Security roles have never been more in demand! Data breaches are becoming more common and can cost an average of $3.62 million according to a 2017 report. For any sized company data breaches are an imminent threat and very expensive, including the cost of loss of credibility. It is no wonder that the need … Continue reading

Top 10 In-Demand Jobs

At 5.6%, Canada’s unemployment rate is lower than it has been in 40 years and there is no sign of an increase anytime soon. But what types of workers does the economy need most? Randstad reports on Canada‚Äôs 10 most in demand jobs of 2019 and their pay. According to Randstad, there are two kinds … Continue reading

Labour Shortages in Canada

Amid Canada’s worst labour shortages in 10 years, jobs that pay $75K-$100K are available. By the end of 2017, the number of job vacancies in Canada were at 470,000, up almost 25% since the beginning of 2017. An owner of a moving company in Richmond, BC states that he is having difficulty finding long-haul drivers … Continue reading

What Employers Need

What Employers Need: Skills for Tomorrow To effectively shape the future of the local economy and better understand the workforce skills needs of employers in the Durham Region, feedback from Durham Region employers is essential and invaluable. All businesses are encouraged to take a short 10-15 minute survey that is being conducted on behalf of … Continue reading