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Resources for career planning, training and education.

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Working age population

 

Focus on Rural Ontario, July 2013, vol.1, no.10. 

Highlights:

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Growth in number of seniors

The Rural Ontario Institute's highlights for the July Focus are:

  • Different regions have different patterns of aging. Some show a faster increase in the number of seniors and some show a faster increase in the senior dependency ratio (i.e. the number of seniors per person in the working age population),
  • Only four of the 27 non-metro census divisions show growth above the provincial average in both dimensions of aging.

 

Among the conclusions stand:

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Internet Job postings in EMO region - Q4 of 2013

The newsletter presents statistics about the Internet job posting in Elgin Middlesex and Oxford counties during the last quarter (Q4) of 2013. Overall the labour market experienced a decrease in the number of job postings as the 2013 approach its end. Most of the job postings are associated to full-time permanent positions. However, a significant number of postings do not specify the type and duration of employment, which could be a problem for job seekers.

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Where are immigrants residing now?

The Rural  Ontario Institute highlights:

  • In 2011, 7% of the residents in non-metro census divisions were immigrants, born outside Canada.

  • In contrast, 40% of the residents in metro census divisions were immigrants.

  • Non-metro census divisions are more likely to have immigrants who arrived before 1971.

  • Non-metro census divisions have fewer immigrants to act as magnets for newcomers or to help new immigrants integrate.

     

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Business networking groups in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford region

 

Blast Networking

A group of business minded individuals who believe in the power of building relationships with like minded people within the community.

www.blastnetworking.com

 

BNI Sunrise Success Chapter

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Employment Service Agencies in Elgin Middlesex and Oxford region

Nonprofit agencies

Access Centre For Regulated Employment

171 Queens Ave,

London, ON N6A 5J7

519-858-2348

accesscentre.ca

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Workplace Core Competencies Action Plan - March 2013

Background

In December 2007, United Way of London & Middlesex and the City of London released Literacy in London & Middlesex: An Opportunity to Reach our Full Potential, a report of the current state of literacy in the community. One fifth of adults in the community are functioning at the lowest level of literacy.

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Industry & Employment Analysis in the SCOR Region - October 2012

Introduction

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and the Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board have prepared the following report for the South Central Ontario Region Economic Development Corporation (SCOR EDC).

The following report looks at the Census Divisions included in the SCOR region; Brant CD, Haldimand-Norfolk CD (where possible Norfolk Census Sub-Division data has been included), Elgin CD, Middlesex CD and Oxford CD.

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Manufacturing in the London Economic Region - August 2013

Introduction

With the global economic downturn in 2008 that saw a rise in unemployment due to layoffs and closures, there is a perception that manufacturing in the London Economic Region (the City of London, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Counties) took a catastrophic hit. The prevailing feeling among the general public is that manufacturing in the region is in decline.

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2013 Labour Market Plan

Executive Summary

Middlesex and Oxford and the Cities of London and St. Thomas, has begun the recovery of jobs following the economic downturn in 2009 there is still a great deal to be done. High demand continues for social services and employment assistance in the area as displaced workers and new entrants to the local job market look for employment. 

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2013 Labour Market Plan - Mid-Year Update

Executive Summary

In March 2013, the annual Local Labour Market Plan was created with a focus on areas of workforce development that had been identified by the business community as priorities for the London Economic Region, which includes the five upper tier municipalities of the Counties of Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford and the Cities of London and St. Thomas. These priority areas included:

• Labour Market Information Availability

• Accessing Services 

• Employee Training

• Young Adults

• Education

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London and area resources

This is an extensive list of local resources, which includes: HR & employers, job search sites, career resources and placement agencies, education and training institutions, community groups and services, government links and information, and resources for entrepreneurs and businesses. Please use the "Download" button below to get the file on your computer. The document allows you to quickly link to the needed resource.

Please send us your feedback if you feel that we have missed an important resource, and we'll make sure that it will be added to the list.

 

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Career and Job Information for Youth Under 30

(please click on the headings below to access links)

                       
Thinking about starting your own business? There are government support programs to help you get started.

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London CMA, Facts & Figures from the LEDC

London Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) - Facts & Figures

Located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, London CMA has witnessed significant economic growth in the past ten years. Situated strategically between Toronto and Detroit, London CMA is positioned to provide many benefits to businesses and boasts an increasingly diverse economy.

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Labour Market Facts about London Economic Region in October 2017

The document displays in a graphical format a few fundamental labour market characteristics about London Economic Region in October 2017.

Labour Market Facts - London Economic Region - Oct. 2017 - image

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