Recruiters, employment consultants, and career counsellors often tell clients that networking is the key to success. In addition to the traditional face-to-face network building, social media as an online networking tool is now frequently used both by employers for recruitment, filtering and assessing candidates, and by jobseekers to research firms and create an online presence.
Mapping Marketable e-Footprints on Social Media
Promising practices: Social Media Strategies for Employers and Jobseekers
Social media has become an online networking tool and is now frequently used both by employers for recruitment, filtering and assessing candidates, and by jobseekers to research firms and create an online presence.
Tourism and Hospitality Sector in Toronto
Promising Practices: Connecting Educated Professionals with Sector-Appropriate Employment
GTA is one of Canada’s primary destinations for newcomers. International immigrants are the most significant source of migration to the area. In 2012, the GTA expects to welcome close to 85,000 newcomers: that number is predicted to grow to 110,000 by 2015. Newcomers are the source of the majority of new entrants to the labour force. Policies and practices that ease newcomers’ labour market integration are crucial to future economic growth and prosperity. Ontario’s strong, diversified economy attracts many immigrants.
Sifting through the sands:Unpacking the hourglass
This report, Sifting through the Sands: Unpacking the Hourglass deepens the analysis of An Economy out of Shape: Changing the Hourglass by expanding the categories and comparing knowledge workers to those in entry-level occupations. For the sake of comparison and contrast in this report, five entry-level occupations were created for knowledge work jobs and for entry- level jobs.