Resource Library

Putting it all together.

Resources for career planning, training and education.

This is a great place to start your research and gain access to additional sources and site links.  

 

 

 

 

Immigrants and Labour Market: A London Perspective

In May 2015, the City of London has produced a comprehensive report exploring the local immigrant labour market, focusing on the successful support services as well as on identifying opportunities for improvement. The report is the result of an extensive collaboration among local community and government agents concerned with providing a healthy and exciting support system that would lead to the quickest integration of the newcomers into the Canadian society.

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Apprenticeship Retention

The Apprentice Retention Program: Evaluation and Implications for Ontario

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EmployerOne Survey – 2015 summary results

The EmployerOne is an annual survey collecting local information about HR needs and practices. It is completed by employers during the month of January on a voluntary basis. A select number of Ontario’s Workforce Planning and Development Boards have been assigned to deploy the survey and report results in 2015. EMO WPDB has been collecting data from employers in London Economic Region, which includes Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford counties. The summary of these results is attached below, at the bottom of the page. 

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Q4 of 2014 - Internet Job Postings in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford Region

The internet job postings report for Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford (EMO) region, quarter four (Q4) of 2014, offers a unique perspective upon the unmet demand in the regional labour market. Although this is just a piece of the larger puzzle called the labour market in EMO region, it assists in the overall understanding of this market. Particularly, the current document allows for short-term comparisons, quarter-to-quarter (Q4 vs. Q3 of 2014), as well as long-term comparisons, year-long (Q4 of 2014 vs. Q4 of 2013).

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Q4 Internet Job Postings

Q4 internet job postings

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Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Ontario's workforce is our most valuable asset. As the economic environment evolves, so do the skills needs of employers. Experience shows that employer involvement in training improves business performance.

On March 28, 2014, Ontario signed the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement with the federal government. The agreement is a key source of funding for new initiatives to help Ontario's employers develop their workforce through employer-led training.

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Barriers to Youth Employment

yconic surveyed 1,425 students and youth, aged 15-29, about perceived barriers to employment, gaining experience, and what they're doing to find work. Click on the link below to learn more. 

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Cooperative Education Programs at Western University

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS:

Science (8, 12, and 16 months)
www.uwo.ca/sci/iip
Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Math, Physics, Statistics, Actuarial Sciences, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Medical Biophysics, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Environmental Sciences

Lauren Starr
519-661-2111 ext. 85300
lstarr2@uwo.ca

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Focus on Rural Ontario - 2014

Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) delights us every year with a series of two-page fact sheets regarding socio-economic and demographic changes for rural Ontario geographies. The documents use results from Statistics Canada and provide a unique perspective on differences between rural and urban Ontario. These easy to read documents intend to support local planning processes, economic analysis, policy development, private and public investment as well as public knowledge.

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Youth Websites

Your London Calling

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Tourism Sector Report - September 2014

This is the second piece from a series of labour market reports developed by the Worktrends team. As the first one, the document looks into the economics of the Tourism sector attempting to connect trends and forecasts from national, provincial and regional levels. This view starts with the current economic performance of the sector and its contribution to the Canadian economy and drives to detailed analyses of the labour market.

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Ontario University Graduates Are Getting Jobs in Their Fields

In September 2014, the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) released the results from the 2013 Grad Survey. The findings show that 93 per cent of Ontario university graduates secured employment two years after graduation. Moreover, the average salary for university graduates in full-time jobs was 4$9, 398 two years after graduation, up from the average $42, 636 six months after graduation. Two years after graduation, a large majority (78 per cent) of graduates employed full-time considered their work either closely or somewhat related to the subject matter of their program of study.

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Agriculture and Agri-food Sector Employment

agriculture

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JOB FAIR: Careers in Trucking-- Wed. August 15 2014

trucking

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Q2 of 2014 Internet job posting in EMO region

This report presents regional trends in electronic job announcement in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford (EMO) counties during the second quater (Q2) of 2014. The findings offer a partial view of the labour demand in the region. During Q2 of 2014 the Internet job posting activity  slowed. The regional leading occupational groups in the number of postings were: "Management," "Trades, Transportation and Utilities" and "Administrative and Legal." A slight increase in the number of postings associated to temporary work has been noted.

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