Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Workforce Focus - 2014

Click on the links below to listen to any of our recorded Workforce Focus Broadcasts from 2014.

Workforce Focus November 11, 2014

In this episode of Workforce Focus Pat Jilseson, President of the Bruce County Federation of Agriculture and Mike Ryan, President of the Grey County Federation of Agriculture joined Gemma in a conversation on the various careers available in the agrilcultural industry.

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Workforce Focus October 28, 2014

This episode of Workforce Focus featured The Kinetic Knights Robotics Team 781. The Kinetic Knights is a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team run by students from Kincardine. The FRC program allows students to apply skills learned in the classroom while sparking interest in Science, Technolog, Engineering and Math. Gemma was joined in studio by Lana Splettstoesser, Donor Relations Lead; Dary Watterworth, Administration; Greg Reid, Build Captain; and Bill Jackson, Mentor.

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Workforce Focus October 14, 2014

On October 14th Bren de Leeuw, Director of Field Operations Canada, of Excellence in Manufacturing and Susan McLachlan, Communicators Officier of the Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology and Conestoga College - joined Gemma in a conversation on Food Manufacturing and the various careers available within the industry.

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Workforce Focus September 30, 2014

Mike Baker of the Bluewater Wood Alliance joined the conversation on occupations in Wood Manufacturing.  This episode of Workforce Focus is part one of a three part series on the various careers in the Manufacturing Industry.

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Workforce Focus July 22, 2014

Rebecca Cummings of the Grey Bruce Health Services joined the discussion on careers in the Health Care Industry. to learn more about the various careers within hospitals. This is part four of the four part series bringing awareness to occupations available within the Health Care Industry.

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Workforce Focus July 8, 2014

Learn from Melissa Bendo, Certified Pedorthist, from ReKINNECT: The Body Motion Specialists Inc. This is part three of our four part series to bring awareness to the various occupations available within the Health Care Industry.

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Workforce Focus June 24, 2014

Learn about a career in Naturopathic Medicine from Dr. Jeremy Toman. This is part two of our four part series to bring awareness to the various occupations available within the Health Care Industry.

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Workforce Focus June 10, 2014

Join us as we begin a four part series to bring awareness to the various occupations available in the Health Care Industry.  Learn from Barb Springall, of the County of Huron, about the various occupations and needs within Long-Term Care.

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Workforce Focus May 27, 2014

Financial Literacy with Holly Devlin of United Way Bruce Grey.

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Workforce Focus May 13, 2014

The Workforce Focus Radio Show scheduled for May 13, 2014 was cancelled. Our guest, Cheryl Brine from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ontario Ministry of Rural Affairs, was unable to attend due to the upcoming elections. Listen in for our next radio show scheduled for Tuesday, May 27th with guest Holly Devlin from United Way Bruce Grey.

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Workforce Focus April 29, 2014

Glenn Miller is a Superintendent of Education with the Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board. He oversees Student Success which includes the Specialist High Skills Major. The Specialist High Skills Major is a ministry-approved program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific sector while meeting the requirements for their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

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Workforce Focus April 1, 2014

Jill is a Business Consultant and Manager of the Business Enterprise Centre in Saugeen Shores. The Business Enterprise Centre provides support to entrepreneurs through all stages of development. They coordinate many educational programs and is the area program provider for the Summer Company youth entrepreneurship program.

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Workforce Focus March 4, 2014

Workplace Safety is an important and critical topic. It is important for employees to know the three Rs and it is critical that employers have strong workplace safety regulations and follow-up.  Dave Trumble, Health & Safety Staff Office for the Power Workers Union will share with vital information and offers guidance in ensuring you are safe at work it is your right and responsibility.

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Workforce Focus February 18, 2014

Georgian College is a key educational institution in Grey County serving our area. Career Outlook Grey Bruce 2014 is happening in Owen Sound on March 4 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Megan offers some sound advice about job search and resume writing techniques.

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Workforce Focus January 21, 2014

The Avon Maitland District School Board's e-Channel Literacy & Basic Skills Program is called the LearningHUB 519-482-1700x206. The LearningHUB delivers online literacy and basic skills programming to English-speaking adult learners in Ontario.

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Workforce Focus January 14, 2014

Myrna Inglis, coordinator of the MedLINCS program in Bruce/Grey will be sharing information about how this program benefits youth in the area. MedLINCS (Medical Learning In Community Settings) gives medical students a taste of rural medicine and our youth an introduction to the world of medicine as a career option.

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