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Adults and career services: 3 key findings

By Bolanle Alake-Apata | November 23, 2021

Listen to this article as an audio recording When I moved to Canada, I was completely clueless about the education system, the labour market and career pathways. So much so, that…

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Majority of Canadians not accessing career services despite unprecedented job market shakeup, reveals new report

By LMIC-CIMT | November 18, 2021

Listen to this article as an audio recording OTTAWA, ON, November 18, 2021 – Today the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) and the Future Skills Centre (FSC) released new research which finds that few Canadian adults…

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Two Ways We Can Connect More Adults to Career Services in Canada

By Guest Blog | November 18, 2021

Listen to this article as an audio recording In Canada, only 19% of adults report using career services – lower than in other OECD countries. This week LMIC launched its latest…

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Food service labour shortages in Canada: exploring average hours worked as an indicator

By Brittany Feor | October 28, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the accommodation and food services sector harder than any other. Now, even as the broader economy recovers, the food services sector is facing unique challenges bringing…

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The Search for Data on LGBTQ2S+ Workers

By Behnoush Amery | October 22, 2021

As an ally to LGBTQ2S+ people, I am thrilled to share the most recent report from the Social Research Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) exploring labour market outcomes of gender and sexual minorities…

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An organizational recipe for navigating the pandemic

By Steven Tobin | September 22, 2021

Listen to this report as an audio recording This past week we launched our Annual Report for 2020-2021, an important milestone in our efforts to be transparent and accountable to Canadians.  Annual reports are (too?) often…

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What Does Gig Work Mean – And Does Anyone Agree?

By Anthony Mantione | September 7, 2021

What constitutes gig work? Not everyone agrees. LMIC senior economist Anthony Mantione provides an overview of some of the ways gig work is defined and why it’s important. Over the past…

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Students Need Labour Market Information – Here's What They’re Asking For

Students Need Labour Market Information – Here’s What They’re Asking For

By Bryan Oates | August 12, 2021

Sixty-two per cent of students say that labour market information (LMI) has helped them make post-secondary education-related decisions. However, there are many students and career practitioners who are still uncertain about…

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Tailor-Made LMI for Career-Related Decisions

By Michael Wilcox | August 11, 2021

People need labour market information (LMI)-such as details about wages, skill requirements and job vacancies-to make informed career, education and hiring decisions. Unfortunately, most Canadians report being unable to use LMI…

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