"Working as One": Toronto's Workforce Development Strategy to Integrate Beneficial Services for Employers and Job Seekers

"Working as One": Toronto's Workforce Development Strategy to Integrate Beneficial Services for Employers and Job Seekers

Here are some serious challenges facing Toronto’s employers and job seekers in Ontario, Canada, as a result of the recent recession and ongoing economic uncertainty:

  • Toronto’s unemployment rates remain above nine per cent
  • the length of time that people are unemployed is increasing
  • employers often have difficulties finding the right people to fill jobs

Today, the City’s Employment and Social Services Division presents to the City’s Economic Development Committee the “Working as One” report which  is a  A Workforce Development Strategy for Toronto to “combat these twin challenges of persistent unemployment and sectoral talent shortages.”

Focusing on better ways to integrate services for employers and job seekers in Toronto for the benefit of both, “Working as One – A Workforce Development Strategy” delineates the following three key objectives:

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