Filling the skills gap: Increase engagement and build momentum
Skills Ontario offers the province three recommendations for improving engagement.
Youth under-employment: an opportunity to fill skills gaps
Young people looking for a way out of dead-end employment represent the next generation of skilled workers.
Alberta could face labour shortage despite energy layoffs
“Skills gap” will be exacerbated by thousands of baby boomer retirements by the end of the decade.
Canada must tailor post-secondary programs to boost growth: CIBC head
Victor Dodig believes eventual growth will be driven by tech-savvy entrepreneurs for all sectors of the economy.
Innovation, skills among key factors for assuring SME prosperity
SMEs employs close to eight million Canadians and account for 54% of all wages paid.
Focus on young workers to tackle the skills gap: Chamber of Commerce
Report calls for better aligning education and training to labour market needs.
Skills gap top barrier to competitiveness, says Chamber of Commerce
Lacking innovation support for Canadian manufacturers is also identified as major barrier.
Businesses divided on skills gap tactics
Survey shows 71% of employers note responsibility to provide training programs but only 29% offer them.
Fears of a US manufacturing skills gap are overblown: BCG
Current skills shortages reflect supply and demand imbalances in specific jobs in certain locations.
Manufacturers confident profits will grow by 2015: CME
Survey says manufacturers still concerned with lacking national strategy towards productivity, skills gap and trade.
US manufacturing skills gap not what it seems
Boston Consulting Group says skills gap unlikely to prevent resurgence in US manufacturing.