Workforce Focus January 20 2015
Between July 1 and October 1, 2018, the Four County Labour Market Planning Board conducted an anonymous and confidential survey of employees and job seekers throughout Bruce, Grey, Huron and Perth counties. Our goal was to collect valuable supply-side labour market information which has been limited in past research and is necessary for understanding the complex labour market issues facing our region. After four years of EmployerOne Survey1 data, we have reliable information about the major challenges facing employers: An ongoing lack of available workers, difficulties with employees meeting workplace expectations (particularly soft skills), and chronic hard-to-fill positions in all key sectors.
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.