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Archive for March 2019

Local, Granular data for Beginners

On my first day at LMIC, I was warmly welcomed by the Research and Analytics team. My new colleagues were excited to tell me about their ongoing data collection and analytics projects — but they did so using strange terms like POR, FOW, ELMLP, and LG. Although I was a little overwhelmed by the number of acronyms, one…Read More

The LMI Canadians Want

One of the most important choices a person will make is which career to pursue. It’s a choice, in fact, that we prepare for our entire lives. Given that roughly one third of a person’s life is spent at work, this isn’t too surprising. As young children, our play often involves imagining ourselves in a…Read More

Disruption, distribution, and data

On February 27th, we participated in the 2019 Building Connections conference organized by the Ottawa Employment Hub. It was an opportunity to bring together policy makers, academics, think tanks, and practitioners to discuss a wide range of issues. Emerging approaches to exploring and promoting careers, workforce development best practices, and the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation…Read More