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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September 28, 2023

Timely, relevant data and customizable dashboards put Magnet at forefront of LMI revolution

With customizable dashboards that present the up-to-date Labour Market Information a specific individual wants and needs, Magnet is empowering users across the workforce development ecosystem.
September 22, 2023

Research indicates Student Work Placement Program has significant benefit for Canada’s economy

Updated research examining the outcomes of the Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) finds that the federal paid work experience initiative for post-secondary students has generated almost […]
April 20, 2023

Skills training for net-zero economy boosts building workforce and helps reduce emissions

To achieve its net-zero goals, Canada needs a pipeline of workers equipped with the latest green building skills. Here’s how one unique training program is helping.
November 14, 2022

‘Bundled’ learning could boost agile thinking and help build research capacity in Canada

At the final Building Future Ready Communities; Virtual Tour webinar, panelists challenged aspiring researchers to become more agile thinkers by studying diverse but complementary fields.
September 7, 2022

How flipping the viewpoint on workplace diversity shows why it’s a ‘requirement’

Workplace diversity tends to focus on adapting – and updating – Human Resources practices. Strategic inclusion specialist Jennifer Laidlaw told a recent webinar why she believes the business case is more compelling.
August 31, 2022

Bridging the school-to-work transition for youth

By making learning about work and how to get a job part of the education system, experts say the school-to-work transition will be easier to bridge.
August 22, 2022

Why letting different cultures celebrate ‘who they are’ is key to workplace integration

At the latest Building Future Ready Communities event, panelist Trevor Buttrum explained why successfully integrating different cultures in the workplace is about more than just representation.
June 16, 2022

How HireNext is helping employers fill entry level positions

Hire Next is a tool from CivicAction that uses AI to help employers target entry-level talent.
May 22, 2022

Discover Ability Network supports job-seekers, employers to achieve inclusive employment

After years supporting employers, and connecting them with job seekers, the Discover Ability Network is about to host its first conference, the Diversity in Business ROI Conference.
May 20, 2022

Latest Building Future Ready Communities event explores multigenerational workforces

The Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour is a series of virtual events across all regions of Canada. Each one focuses on an issue related to the future of work.
May 12, 2022

Discover Ability Network connects job seekers with disabilities to inclusive employers

Discover Ability Network provide businesses with the information they need to recruit, train, and retain persons with disabilities.
May 4, 2022

Will Ontario’s new ‘right to disconnect’ law help employees find work-life balance?

What will the right to disconnect from work mean for employers and employees in Ontario? Some businesses are already doing more to help staff find balance.
April 29, 2022

Disability inclusion means more than accommodation

Marlena Flick discusses how the Public Policy Forum’s Access Ability Project can help employers connect research to practice when hiring and promoting persons with disabilities.
March 30, 2022

Why more job seekers are looking for work to ‘feed the soul’

Canadian employers are attracting top talent by showing they can ‘feed the soul’ and pockets of job seekers
March 23, 2022

How work-integrated learning benefits employers in remote, rural, and northern communities

Through work-integrated learning, employers in smaller communities can offer early talent an opportunity to experience life in a rural setting without the commitment of a permanent move.
February 23, 2022

Inclusivity can help grow your business amid labour shortages

A recent panel discussion at the Canada 360° Economic Summit looked at how employers can use untapped talent to help their businesses grow and foster inclusivity for all Canadians.
January 26, 2022

Time to ‘double down’ on innovative future

Technology and innovation will be the “great social leveller” in a post-pandemic world to help improve equity in the workplace, say expert
December 17, 2021

New online hub lets employers ‘choose your own adventure’ with student placements

A new work-integrated learning (WIL) hub by the Business + Higher Education Roundtable designed for employers wanting to start or expand work placement programs.