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.  

 

 

 

 

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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National survey on new citizens, sports & belonging

The Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) recently released results from the first national survey exploring how sports and sporting culture help new citizens integrate into the Canadian society. Playing together - new citizens, sports & belonging survey collected data online and through focus groups from 4,000 new citizens.

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About Pardons Canada

About Pardons Canada


Pardons Canada is a Federal non-profit organization which assists individuals in removing a past criminal offence from public record. As a resource for over 5,400 government and community agencies, we provide support and information by telephone, on our website, and in-person at our all day walk-in centre.

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Tip Sheet: Finding Work With a Criminal Record

Do you have a criminal record or have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence?

You may have been asked these questions in an application form or job interview. Employers ask questions like these and may conduct police information checks or security screenings.

If you have a criminal record, how should you answer these questions without hurting your chances of getting the job offer?

First things first

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Employer One - 2014 Survey Results

Employer One is an annual survey of employers in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford counties and the City of London (EMO region), which asks questions about employer's current workforce, hires and separations and recruitment methods as well as education, skills and training needs. In 2014 a total of 155 surveys were fully completed and 109 were partially completed in EMO region. The following infographic document highlights the survey respondents demographic information, employee turnover, recruitment and training methods.

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The Great Canadian Skills Mismatch

(II)The Great Canadian Skills Mismatch: People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People and MORE

Rick Miner, Ph.D.
March 2014

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