Careers

Exploring Automotive Trades - Workbook (2014)

The present document is part of a project focussing on LBS and Apprenticeship titled: “Supporting Clients through Curriculum Development.” You can complete a self-assessment to help determine a career exploration choice. Other tasks included are: watch a short video to learn the truth about the myths of apprenticeship; define unfamiliar trade vocabulary in a Training Standard document; interpret a Sectors and Trades Chart.

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2014-06-02

Engaging Canada's Indigenous Peoples in the Trades (2013)

The Canadian Apprenticeship Journal – Vol. 9, Fall 2013

This issue of the Canadian Apprenticeship Journal is dedicated entirely to initiatives and programs that support the recruitment, retention, and training of Aboriginal learners in apprenticeship programs and the skilled trades.

It contains 16 articles, organized into sections focusing on research; approaches to engagement and training; and various perspectives on the topic.

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2014-03-31

Targeted Literacy Programming and Outreach for Young Single Males on Ontario Works (2013)

This curriculum is aimed at single men, aged 18 to 29, who are accessing Ontario Works assistance, and is designed to get them more involved in literacy programming.

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2013-07-25

Nygard: Brighter Days Ahead – Case study (2011)

When the Nygard garment manufacturing plant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, closed in 2008, it put 230 people, many of them immigrant women with limited literacy and numeracy skills, out of work. This document describes collaborative efforts designed to help many of these workers receive retraining and move on to other careers.

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2013-07-17

It's Never Too Late [Video - 1:34 ] (2011)

This video focuses on a woman who trained for a new, more rewarding job after an injury forced her out of the old one. She had worked for years in the stockroom of a bookstore but, after an injury, wasn’t able to return to the heavy lifting required in her old job.

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2013-05-17

Career Exploration (2008)

QLWG Individual Life Skills - Unit 25

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-30

Will Employers Want Aging Boomers? (2008)

Discussion Paper Series

This report examines the current employer demand in the United States for older workers and explores how demand may be changing over time. It discusses the personal and social benefits of increased work by older adults, the reasons why baby boomers are likely to try to work longer than earlier generations, and whether employers appear to want older workers.

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2009-06-18

Pathways for Youth to the Labour Market: An Overview of High School Initiatives (2007)

Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) is in the middle of a two year project designed to profile the range of school-to-work pathways taken by Canadian youth and to identify factors associated with more successful transitions into rewarding employment. This report is the third in the CPRN series Pathways for Youth to the Labour Market.

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2008-10-17

Connecting Supply and Demand in Canada's Youth Labour Market (2008)

CPRN Research Report

Canadian Policy Research Networks began the Pathways project in an attempt to shed more light on the paths young people take through school to the labour market and on the institutional and policy arrangements and values that support or hinder successful pathways.

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2008-06-12

Full-time Equivalents and Financial Costs Associated with Absenteeism, Overtime, and Involuntary Part-time Employment in the Nursing Profession (2002)

In light of the current and looming shortage of nurses in Canada, The Nursing Strategy for Canada was developed to strengthen and maximize nursing human resources by implementing broad, planned evidence–based and long–term recruitment and retention initiatives. Within that strategy, the Canadian Nursing Advisory Committee (CNAC) was established to make recommendations for improving the quality of work life for Canadian nurses.

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2007-08-23

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