Jobs

Jobs in Canada: Where, What and For Whom? (2013)

TD Economics Special Report

While there is no evidence of a looming skills crisis, the authors of this report argue that Canada can do much better to improve the efficiency of its labour market.

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People and Jobs (2012)

The Best of the Reader is a series of e-books containing stories from The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults trying to improve their English reading skills. Each story is accompanied by exercises to help learners improve both their reading skills and their grasp of English. The material can be used by a learner on his own or by a teacher in a classroom.

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2013-01-24

People and Jobs (2009)

This e-book is part of a series called Best of the Reader, which consists of stories from The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults trying to improve their English reading skills.

Each story is accompanied by exercises to help learners improve both their reading skills and their grasp of English. The material can be used by a learner on his own or by a teacher in a classroom.

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2011-01-04

On the Job (2008)

QLWG Individual Life Skills - Unit 20

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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2009-09-23

On the Job: Reading Text (2006)

There are different purposes for reading leading to various levels of complexity. Complexity is based on how much processing of information is required to arrive at an accurate outcome. These levels range from level 1 (the least complex) reading relatively short texts to locating a single piece of information to level 5 (the most complex) interpreting dense and complex texts and making high-level inferences and using specialized knowledge.

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2009-06-30

Workbook 2: A day on the job (2004)

The workbooks in the Skills at Work series are for adults in upgrading programs who are preparing for work. In Skills at Work, learners read about different kinds of jobs and the skills needed to do these jobs. The workbooks help learners see links between the skills they may already have and the skills they need at work and illustrate how skills can be transferred from one job to another.

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2008-10-23

Connecting to Workplaces (2004)

Validating Outcomes Demonstrations with Employers

From October 2003 to June 2004, Literacy Network Northeast conducted a job creation partnership project in Northeastern Ontario entitled the Workforce Skills Training project. This project involved hiring twelve researchers in eight communities throughout Northeastern Ontario. These researchers worked in literacy and basic skills funded agencies gathering information on entry-level jobs in the local labour market and creating job profiles.

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2008-06-12

Making Bridges Visible (2008)

An Inventory of Innovative, Effective or Promising Canadian School-to-Work Transition Practices, Programs and Policies

This is a report on research done by the Work and Learning Knowledge Centre (WLKC) on current Canadian practices, programs and polices aimed at improving school-to-work transitions for school-leavers. Data for this project was gathered through a survey of the WLKC Transitions and Access Working Groups and supplemented by a Canadian literature review.

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2008-04-04

Workplace Informal Learning Matrix (WILM) (2006)

Matrices

The Workplace Informal Learning Matrix (WILM) was designed to help individuals and companies to assess the on the job learning of their workforce.

The WILM consists of a series of specific scales used to measure the Essential Skills required on the job.

The WILM measures the following:
- Working with Others;
- Oral Communication;
- Problem Solving;
- Decision Making; and
- Learning Skills.

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2007-08-24

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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