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Career laddering in a Global Region


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Career laddering in a Global Region

  1. 1. Career Laddering in a Global RegionSupriya Latchman, Manager, Partnerships & ProjectsCanadian Career Information Association Meeting, Humber College-May 10, 2013
  2. 2. Toronto Workforce Innovation Group2
  3. 3. Local Labour Market Information3
  4. 4. Key Employment Sectors4
  5. 5. Labour market information is astepping stone in career building5Learn about thelocal economyMake strategicemploymentdecisionsUtilize appropriateemployment &communityservices to bridgethe training/skillsgap
  6. 6. Toronto’s Economy:Local Labour Market Update6
  7. 7. Toronto Highlights7• Toronto ranked 12th of 120 global cities(Hot Spots: Benchmarking Global City Competitiveness, The Economist)• Toronto ranked 4th among Worlds Top Tech Hubs by Startup Genome, aproject that aims to increase the success rate of start-ups and accelerate thepace of innovation globally• A major economic engine of the country with 83,000 businesses• Major employment clusters: Food services, Financial services, ICT, GreenIndustry, Fashion, Film, Hospitality and Tourism and Life Sciences• 2nd Greenest Canadian City in Leading the Fight against Climate Change(Global Financial Centres Index - GFCI 9)• Toronto has the lowest risk in the world for employers to recruit, employ andrelocate employees (Aon Consulting’s People Risk Index)
  8. 8. Regional Migration Patterns8
  9. 9. 9Source: Statistics Canada, Annual Migration EstimatesToronto Migration Patterns
  10. 10. Employment Overview-201210Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey
  11. 11. Unemployment Overview-201211Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey
  12. 12. Employment Concentrationamong SMEs, 2012-201312Industry% of totalemployment(SMEs)RankProfessional, Scientific andTechnical Services12.80 1Food Services and DrinkingPlaces9.27 2Real Estate 5.60 3Administrative and SupportServices4.79 4Ambulatory Health CareServices4.67 5Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Patterns
  13. 13. Professional, Technical & Scientific Sector Services13
  14. 14. Real Estate14Trends• Expanding Urbandevelopment in industrial,commercial/retail andinstitutional sectorsOpportunities• Sales & Services• Property & FacilitiesManagementPriorities• Technological advancementsto reduce front-lineemployees(Agents & Brokers)
  15. 15. Trades & Utilities15Trends• Industrial, commercial andutility-related projects in non-residential sectorsOpportunities• Green Energy Construction• Research & Development toplan, develop and monitorgreen energy utilitiesPriorities• Shortage of Skilled Trades innuclear utilities jobs coupledwith 5% baby boomers retiring
  16. 16. Film Production &Sound RecordingTrends• Transient Workforce withcultural careers overlappingin multiple sectorsOpportunities• Training and labour suppliedby Unions & GuildsPriorities• Screen-based entertainmentfacing foreign competition16
  17. 17. PublishingTrends• Characterized by Intellectualcreativity & protected bycopyright lawsOpportunities• Creative careers in design• Business career in marketingPriorities• Digital transformationconflicting skill demandsbetween traditional &electronic17
  18. 18. Understanding WorkforceDevelopment Priorities:Making Strategic Career Decisions18
  19. 19. Current Workforce Priorities19ShiftingEconomicTerrainDiversityasBusinessEnablersDigitalLiteracyskillsGrowingthe GreenEconomy
  20. 20. 25 Occupations in Demand• Managers in Engineering, architecture scienceand info systems• Managers in health, education, social andcommunity services• Managers in construction and transportation• Auditors, accountants and investmentprofessionals• Human resources and business servicesprofessionals• Professional occupations in natural and appliedsciences• Physical science professionals• Life science professionals• Civil, mechanical, electrical and chemicalengineers• Other engineers• Professional occupations in health• Physicians, dentists and veterinarians20• Optometrists, chiropractors and other healthdiagnosing and treating professionals• Pharmacists, dieticians and nutritionists• Therapy and assessment professionals• Nurse supervisors and registered nurses• Technical and related occupations in health• Medical technologists and technicians (exceptdental health)• Technical occupations in dental health care• Other technical occupations in health care(except dental)• Psychologists, socialworkers, counsellors, clergy and probationofficers• Supervisors, mining, oil and gas• Underground miners, oil and gas drillers andrelated workers• Supervisors in manufacturing• Supervisors, processing occupationsSource: CIBC Economics, “The Haves and Have Nots of Canada’s Labour Market
  21. 21. 20 Occupations in Over-supply• Other attendants in travel, accommodation andrecreation• Technical occupations in personal service• Other occupations in personal service• Butchers & bakers• Upholsterers, tailors, shoe repairers, jewelersand related occupations• Fishing vessel masters and skippers andfisherman/woman• Machine operators & related workers inmetal/mineral products processing• Machine operators & related workers in pulp &paper production & wood processing21Source: CIBC Economics, “The Haves and Have Nots of Canada’s Labour Market• Managers in manufacturing and utilities• Clerical supervisors• Clerical occupations• Clerical occupations, general office skills• Office equipment operators• Finance and insurance clerks• Mail and message distribution occupations• Secondary & elementary teachers andcounsellors• Sales and service supervisors• Cashier• Occupations in food and beverage services• Tour & recreational guides and amusementoccupations
  22. 22. Bridging the KSAOs Gap:Using Labour Market Information
  23. 23. 23www.routestoemployment.caPromising Tools: Mapping employment pathways forNewcomers and IEPs
  24. 24. Using Social Media in Job DevelopmentPromising Tools: WhoPlusYou.com24Source:
  25. 25. Growing Green CareersPromising Tools: Green Skills Training Database25Green Themes1. Energy Generationand distribution2. Energy Conservation3. EnvironmentalRemediation andStewardship4. Sustainable living5. Comprehensive Green
  26. 26. Thank You26supriya@workforcinnovation.caFor more labour market informationwww.workforceinnovation.cawww.routestoemployment.caPhone: 416.934.1653Fax: 416.934.1653215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 350Toronto, ON M5T 2C7