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February 21, 2018

Moving Forward: Workforce Development Sessions

CEDEC held two days of interactive discussions around workforce development with a diverse group of stakeholders and partners across many sectors, including researchers, employers, educational institutions, community organizations, employment service providers and provincial and federal government. These sessions were a follow-up from the October 2017 Workforce Development Discussion Day and resulted in further recommendations towards [...]
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February 15, 2018

Cannexus18: a national conversation on the #FutureofWork

Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory, presents the final mural created from conversations at Cannexus18. Photo by Fred Cottrell used with permission from CERIC. What will the #FutureofWork look like in Canada? The phrase is on the lips, minds and fingertips of many Canadians, from millennials to mature workers, Indigenous People to immigrants, newcomers to seniorpreneurs. [...]
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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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