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Skills Training in Ontario

Today’s labour market in Ontario is considerably different than from previous generations. Gone are the days where an employee performs one particular task, or even remains in the same career path throughout his or her working years. It is not surprising to learn that Ontarians will change careers at least once throughout their life. It […]

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Construction Jobs In Ontario

There is currently a shortage of construction professionals in Canada.  As the population ages and people in skilled trades retire, there is a real need for new blood in the construction industry.  Retirements alone will result in the need to replace as many as 80000+ skilled workers during the next decade.  Many companies are resorting […]

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Cultural Awareness in the Workplace

Early March I wrote a post titled Diversity in the Workplace. In summary it focused on the pros of having a diverse workforce and filling employment gaps with a diverse range of workers. “Canada’s Indian and Northern Affairs office reports that the Aboriginal labour force is young and growing at twice the Canadian rate. This […]

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Invest in Your Workers

“The secret of my success is that we have gone to exceptional lengths to hire the best people in the world.” – Steve Jobs For most employers this quote is true. We go to job fairs, spend countless hours interviewing new potential employees, and some have whole departments assigned to the task of hiring. The […]

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

  Our Aboriginal Cultural Awareness training workshop is designed to assist organizations and individuals increase their understanding, awareness and knowledge of Aboriginal Peoples and their culture. The goal of our workshop is to provide the opportunity for participants to gain the expertise to work toward a respectful workplace environment. Your organization may qualify for funding […]