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.
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.
May 4, 2023

How Magnet technology is helping job seekers connect with work opportunities in Manitoba

YES! Winnipeg utilized Magnet’s technology to power an easy-to-use platform where local and international job seekers can match their skills to jobs offered by Manitoba employers.
December 20, 2022

Malton Women Council offers tips, resources, and advice for newcomer women in Canada

The Malton Women Council joined Magnet for a webinar to share tips for newcomer women to build their networks and find opportunities in Canada.
November 7, 2022

Youth Boost is helping young job seekers launch their careers with better job search tools

Powered by Magnet, Youth Boost will help students and new grads launch their career with job opportunities, learning labs, and proven job search tools.
October 26, 2022

What to include on a resume? Build a recruiter-friendly resume with tips from a Career Education Manager

Career Education Manager Maurice Fernandes shares resume tips to attract the attention of recruiters and employers.
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.
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.
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
November 30, 2021

Employer flexibility more important amid ‘all-out war’ for young talent, global expert says

In a keynote address and moderated conversation at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting, global strategy advisor and best-selling author Dr. Parag Khanna explains why he believes an ‘all-out war’ for young, talented workers is ‘just getting warmed up.’
November 16, 2021

Why job seekers should think about the future when creating a resume

In an interview for the Canadian Abilities Foundation’s Parlay series, Magnet Executive Director Mark Patterson explains why it’s important to ‘get out of the historical mindset’ when building a resume, or pitching yourself to a potential employer.
May 12, 2021

Matching Personalities to the Right Career Path With ALiGN

A case study showing how Magnet partnered with WoodGreen Community Services in Toronto on the Accelerating Possibilities workforce development project.
February 23, 2021

How Recruiting Technology Is Making the Future More Equitable

Employers already recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and a wealth of research has demonstrated the benefits of hiring job seekers from typically underrepresented groups. When it comes to hiring, technology needs to enable employers to connect with diverse, skilled talent to realize these values in the workforce.