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April 18, 2017

Zone multilingue connects employers, job seekers and community

Salon Priorité-Emploi Estrie 2017 Working behind the scenes at the Zone multilingue offers a snapshot of a community in all its diversity. It was the second year that CEDEC organized the Zone at the Salon Priorité-Emploi Estrie, in partnership with La Direction régionale Emploi-Québec Estrie, Townshippers’ Association and a great team of volunteers! This year’s Salon [...]
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April 18, 2017

CEDEC’s Labour Market Information Network has launched

CEDEC’s Labour Market Information Network has launched! On March 29, 2017, the network, including representatives from the education, government, community and private sectors, held its first meeting to validate the goals of the network, discuss challenges, and identify the key pillars of a community-based workforce development research plan. The work of the LMI Network supports CEDEC’s Workforce Development [...]
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February 14, 2017

Diversity Engagement Matters!

Creating opportunities for discussion and Cannexus17. “Diversity encompasses many aspects, from the culture, physical and mental capacity, gender and age to sexual orientation, education, language, work experience and socio-economic background of a person. There are many layers to each of these aspects.” -- Definition used at Cannexus Connections discussion  Diversity engagement was the focus of CEDEC’s participation at [...]
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February 14, 2017

Is career management an overlooked key to innovation?

Innovation cannot happen in a vacuum. As employers, what are we doing to provide people with the tools to be innovative? According to a 2014 Environics National Survey commissioned by CERIC on the state of Career Development in the Canadian Workplace, “71% of employers said they have responsibilities for employee career management, however, only 29% [...]
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December 8, 2016

African-Canadian students and grads get connected to finance industry

The African and Caribbean Synergic inter-organizational Network of Canada (ACSioN Network), headquartered in Montreal, combined a career showcase and a reunion celebration to mark its 10th anniversary. CEDEC was a proud partner of the event. Inspired by CEDEC’s Get Connected networking events, recruitment teams from BMO Financial Group and TD Bank Group engaged with African-Canadian [...]
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