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January 15, 2018

Workforce development in First Nation communities

How an integrated approach to education can lead to better outcomes for indigenous job seekers The National Aboriginal Economic Development Board estimates that closing education and training gaps would increase earnings in the Indigenous workforce by as much as $8.5 billion annually. Given Canada’s national labour shortage, workforce development programs are starting to explore how [...]
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December 13, 2017

Be part of the 20th edition of the Foire de l’emploi Capital-Nationale – Chaudière-Appalaches in April 2018

Despite record employment levels in the greater Québec City region, the annual Foire de l’emploi remains an important opportunity for employers and organizations in the region and from across the province to meet and interact with thousands of job seekers each year. On the eve of its 20th edition, the Foire de l’emploi is an [...]
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November 14, 2017

Connecting employers with bilingual candidates through mystery encounters and second-language skill portraits

The first contact between an employer and a candidate can be a delicate sales pitch, for both sides. Candidates come equipped with a diversity of skills, backgrounds, experience, and points of view. They are looking for an employer who can recognize this and encourage the growth and development of their career. Employers are focused on [...]
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June 27, 2017

Business Career Passport for students maximizes career prospects

Business students at Simon Fraser University have access to a new kind of passport to help them navigate their entry into the world of work. Traditionally, post-secondary students find their way to a career centre near the end of their studies, leaving them with a flurry of last-minute self-reflection, writing and preparation prior to graduation. [...]
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June 20, 2017

#BetterTogether2017 – Reflecting and connecting around work-integrated learning

Preparing students and graduates for the world of work Preparing Canada’s post-secondary students and graduates to enter the world of work is a team effort! When it comes to work-integrated learning programs, a key member of that team is the employer, but the empowered student is at the heart of it all. Close to 400 [...]
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