Recruitment

Strategic Recruiting: Using Creative Communication Principles to Find the People You Need (2000)

This document is based on a half-day workshop presented during the annual general meeting of Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) in October, 2000.

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2013-03-14

Home Support Workers: Raising our Voices – Toward Workforce Adjustment Through Policy and Strategic Action (2006)

Final Report

This is the final report of a committee established in New Brunswick in the spring of 2005 with the mandate of developing a sector adjustment strategy for home support workers in that province.

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2013-02-05

Working with Volunteers – 25 Ideas for Good Practice (2012)

This guide offers quick tips for making volunteer work a positive experience for both the organization and the volunteer.

The tips are organized by topic, with sections that deal with planning, recruiting, selecting, training, supervision, evaluation, recognition, and retention. Each idea contains basic information, input from voices in the field, and resources for further information.

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2013-02-01

Employer's Roadmap to Hiring and Retaining Internationally Trained Workers (2010)

The authors of this guide, which is designed for anyone involved in the hiring process at small- and medium-sized businesses, begin by pointing out that internationally trained workers can help ease some of Canada’s shortages of skilled labour.

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2012-11-19

Strategies and best practices for the recruitment, retention and employment of older workers in the construction industry (2011)

The Construction Sector Council (CSC) has forecasted that growth in the sector and the retirement of workers will put pressure on the labour force and affect the availability of workers over the long term. To meet demand for these highly skilled workers, the construction industry must maximize all available labour pools including youth, women, First Nations, immigrants, and older workers.

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2012-11-14

Profitability in Diversity (2005)

A Report from the Round Table Discussions with Selected Employment Groups

The authors point out that while the Canadian plastics industry is growing rapidly, its workforce is aging and retiring, its traditional labour pool is shrinking, and it is competing with other strong industry sectors for employees. The sector requires a strategy for recruiting and retaining workers from non-traditional or underutilized labour markets.

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2012-02-13

Skills Development Fact Sheet: Solutions for Skilled Trades Shortages (2011)

This document is part of a series prepared by The Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC), a network of more than 35 sector councils and similar organizations.

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2011-08-12

Skills Development Fact Sheet: Aboriginal Engagement in the Workforce (2011)

In this document, the authors provide brief descriptions of a variety of programs developed by sector councils to encourage more Aboriginal involvement in the workforce. Sector councils are industry‐led partnerships that bring together representatives from business, labour, education, and other professional groups to address sector‐wide human resource issues on a national scale.

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2011-08-12

Employer Apprenticeship Supports in Canada: An Overview (2010)

This document is based on a study carried out by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) to determine what mechanisms are available to support employers in the hiring and retention of apprentices.

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2011-03-22

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

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