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Workforce Focus - 2015

Click on the links below to listen to any of our recorded Workforce Focus Broadcasts from 2015.

Workforce Focus September 29, 2015

In this episode Gemma is joined by Kristin Sainsbury who is the Economic Development Coordinator for the County of Perth.  She has worked in Local Economic Development and Planning for over 15 years and has just completed a regional labour market strategy.

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Workforce Focus May 12, 2015

In this episode of Workforce Focus, Gemma is joined by Mark Ozorio, Principal of John Diefenbaker Senior School, and Kim Darroch-Hopkins, Guidance Counsellor of John Diefenbaker Senior School, to discuss the upcoming Regional Career & Planning Fair the school is hosting this October. 

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Workforce Focus April 28, 2015

In this episode of Workforce Focus, Gemma is joined by Caitlin Stone, Youth Program Coordinator at the Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre, to highlight the opportunities for youth available through the Summer Company and Starter Company programs. Michelle Bruin of Na'Hoola Spa, a recipent of the Starter Company grant, and Lyndon Smith, a Summer Company participant in 2014, also joined in on the conversation

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Workforce Focus March 17, 2015


Gemma is joined in studio with Savanna Schaus, Economic Development & Communications Coordinator, Town of HanoverBrittany Brenndorfer, Youth Coordinator, Youth RootsJacinda Rudolph, Project Manager, Youth Activity & Technology Centre; and Sierra Scott, Co-Op Student, Youth Roots. Highlights of this episode include: Hanover as a youth friendly community gold status; the Youth Activity and Technology Centre; and the importance of having youth focus activities in the community as a youth attention and retention stategy. Listen here...


Youth Friendly Communities - Learn more...

Would you like to learn more about the Youth Iniatives happening in the Town of Hanover? Contact one of our guests:

Savanna Schauss, 519-364-2780 x 253

Brittany Brenndorfer, 519-364-2780 x 254

Jacinda Rudolph, 519-364-2780 x 236

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Workforce Focus February 18, 2015

In this episode of Workforce Focus, Gemma is joined in-studio with Philip Maier of Philip Maier Consulting and Gregory CN Smith of Apex Success Group as they explore the Entrepreneurial Spirit.

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Workforce Focus January 20, 2015

In this episode John Meinen, First Vice President of the Ontario Home Builders Association, joins Gemma in a conversation on the variety of careers available in the construction industry.

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