Digital Adoption and E-commerce Development Grants Available from ISED

Technology and the pace of change has accelerated a lot in the last few years. If you are having difficulty keeping up, or want to optimize your business’ digital capacity, consider applying for a Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) Boost Your Business Technology.

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Exploring the Impact and Evolution of the Black Studies Minor at Toronto Metropolitan University

When the Future Skills Centre asked people across Canada to identify the most important skills for career success, they overwhelmingly identified social and emotional skills like […]

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The Student Work Placement Program is building the foundation for the adaptable and future-ready workforce Canada needs

As one of 18 current delivery partners for the Student Work Placement Program (SWPP), the release of The Impact of Work-Integrated Learning on Student Success and […]

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May 30, 2023

No experience required to land a rewarding role with Construction Career Pathways program

A new initiative from BuildForce Canada helps connect job seekers with small and medium-sized construction employers, creating fresh pipelines of talent from untapped, diverse communities.
April 4, 2023

Nova Scotia’s Study and Stay program is helping international students break into the local labour market

EduNova’s Shawna Garrett explains how the Study and Stay program creates paths to settlement and long-term employment for international students and graduates in Nova Scotia.
March 24, 2023

Work-Integrated Learning program provides talent pipeline to jobs in vital trucking sector

Trucking HR Canada’s Career ExpressWay Program uses Work-Integrated Learning to introduce young job seekers to non-driver roles in transportation, and connects talent-hungry employers to new workers.
March 9, 2023

Looming time crunch threatens work quality for Canadians, economist Armine Yalnizyan says

As millions of boomers leave Canada’s workforce, the tiny cohort behind them faces unpaid care obligations to older and younger generations, but little time for themselves.
January 16, 2023

How to measure quality of work and why it’s important, according to the experts

The Future Skills Centre recently hosted a webinar to discuss approaches to measuring quality of work.
January 9, 2023

Student Work Placement Program helps young talent launch new careers and experience growth

Three years ago, the Student Work Placement Program helped Victoria Valeriani launch her career. Now she’s using the program to give other students opportunities for success.
December 19, 2022

Why small business owners don’t need big budgets to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion

While existing networks and organizations offer no-cost resources to help small-businesses improve diversity, equity, and inclusion, leaders must also learn to set appropriate examples to employees.
November 24, 2022

Creating accessible content starts with inclusive-minded leadership

Accessibility experts share why businesses should create accessible content and provide tips on digital accessibility.
November 18, 2022

Networking and openness can help newcomers adapt to Canadian cultural practices

Moving to a foreign country brings multiple challenges, as anyone who’s ever done it knows well. An oft-overlooked one is identifying and adopting subtle cultural practices […]
July 18, 2022

Is the no-tipping movement sustainable for restaurants?

The sustainability of the no-tip movement is discussed by current and former no-tip restaurant owners in Canada.
June 15, 2022

Why two Ontario employers joined the living wage movement

Some Canadian businesses owners are recognizing the difference between the minimum wage and a living wage, and taking action. Two Ontario business owners explain how paying employees more has been good for everyone.
November 9, 2021

Spotlight on: WithYouWithMe’s mission to help solve underemployment

Founded in Australia and now growing quickly in Canada, the organization provides free training courses and boot camps to help veterans, military spouses, and Indigenous people find employment at in-demand tech jobs.
December 23, 2020

The Survival Guide to Student Recruitment in 2021 Webinar: Questions and Answers

Work-Integrated Learning    What is a WIL placement process? How does an employer get access to WIL? In order to get access to WIL, an employer […]