Survey shows 71% of employers note responsibility to provide training programs but only 29% offer them.
Says he is optimistic an agreement with the provinces will be reached before the program goes into effect April 1.
PLANT’s 2014 Outlook survey shows execs are gearing up for better times.
Provinces want more flexibility to direct the money where it’s needed most.
Current skills shortages reflect supply and demand imbalances in specific jobs in certain locations.
Manufacturing among the sectors with the most potential for openings.
A significant issue for employers; all job areas will be affected equally: Hays Oil & Gas.
Outsourcing specialized talent a growing trend this year: Richter
They like the trained workforce; moves will create nearly 200 jobs.
Reports suggest evidence is skimpy and selective.
AP-Nord Centre survey says employees aren’t taking advantage of on-the-job training because they don’t know programs exist.
Considering options, including using federal contracts to increase apprenticeships.
PLANT’s 2013 Business Outlook Survey shows senior executives are investing and banking on higher profits.
SMEs coping with highest average shortage of qualified employees.
The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium of Canada (EMC) and Textiles Human Resources Council (THRC) have partnered to launch the Canadian Manufacturing Network.