The Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) is a not-for-profit organization established to identify and implement pan-Canadian priorities to address the need for more consistent and accessible labour market information for Canadians.
LMIC’s mandate is to improve the timeliness, reliability and accessibility of labour market information to facilitate decision-making by employers, workers, job seekers, academics, policy makers, educators, career practitioners, students, parents and under-represented populations.
WorkWords is a labour market encyclopedia that provides definitions of key labour market terms, data, uses and concepts. Each WorkWords entry contains definitions of often-used labour market terms, links to assist users in finding data sources, and insights on how to best interpret the data to make more informed decisions.
With information increasingly available through a multitude of online platforms, it is easy to assume that making informed career-related decisions has never been easier. Yet, the results of LMIC’s public opinion…
LMI Insights Report no. 9, Canadians Face Persistent Challenges When Looking for Job-Related Information
Building a career is an lifelong process. Canadians need more than facts: they need LMI that tells a story they can relate to and be guided by.
For employed people, unemployed people, persons with disabilities, recent immigrants, and recent university and college graduates, the most required LMI is wages and skill requirements.
We’ve only just begun Back in October of last year, LinkedIn’s pop-up notification of “Say Congrats” on my first work anniversary inspired me to look back at my first 365 days…
Opportunity for Career Development Practitioners to Shape Labour Market Information Career development practitioners (CDPs) work across the country to help Canadians of all ages manage their learning, work, and transitions. They…
Most recent immigrants, unemployed people, or recent graduates say that LMI made a difference in their career-related choices.
According to our public opinion research, many Canadians face difficulty finding the LMI they need. Often when they find LMI, it is not easy to understand.
Reliable and relevant LMI is essential to supporting education, employment, training and career choices. Yet, a significant number of Canadians can’t find the information they need.
The world of work is changing. This is evident by the number of new job opportunities stemming from technological advancement, the restructuring/disruption of jobs, and the burgeoning field of predicting…