General Newshttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_newsWorkforce Planning BoardAppreciation and Goodbye Event for Carol Simpsonhttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/appreciation_and_goodbye_event_for_carol_simpsonJeremy CookWed, 04 Sep 2019 14:21:13 -0400https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/appreciation_and_goodbye_event_for_carol_simpsonShared Perspectives: Innovative Hiring Strategies For New Immigrantshttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/shared_perspectives_innovative_hiring_strategies_for_new_immigrants<div><p>Panelists include:</p> <ul> <li> <p>Janet Lehman, Director of Human Resources, JD Sweid Foods</p> </li> <li> <p>Sohrab Rahmaty, Immigration Employment Specialist</p> </li> <li> <p>Julie Newman, Director of HR at Carizon</p> </li> <li> <p>Bashir Shahbaz, Manager of Employment Services at Reception House</p> </li> </ul> <p>Panel Moderator: Ian MacLean, President and CEO of the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce.</p><p><br></p><p><strong>8.30-9…</strong></p></div>Jeremy CookWed, 03 Jul 2019 11:25:31 -0400https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/shared_perspectives_innovative_hiring_strategies_for_new_immigrantsConestoga College campus coming to Kitchener Market Squarehttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/conestoga_college_campus_coming_to_kitchener_market_square<div><p><a href="https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/conestoga-college-campus-market-square-downtown-kitchener-1.5157678?dm_i=2AD2,1F6Q0,1QD3G,4QC35,1">Click here</a> for the complete story from CBC News</p></div>Jeremy CookMon, 10 Jun 2019 14:06:49 -0400https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/conestoga_college_campus_coming_to_kitchener_market_squareConestoga College Offers a New Tuition-Free Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programhttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/conestoga_college_offers_a_new_tuition_free_pre_apprenticeship_training_program<div><p>Information sessions:</p><p>Information sessions will be held at the Guelph campus, all potential candidates must attend one information session. Here are all the details.  </p><p>Guelph campus, room B7</p><p>4:00 p.m.</p><p>June 4</p><p>June 6</p><p><br></p><p>Please note There are only 24 enrollment spaces available. Applications are open to those age 16 or older, and no longer a secondary school…</p></div>Jeremy CookWed, 29 May 2019 10:25:17 -0400https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/conestoga_college_offers_a_new_tuition_free_pre_apprenticeship_training_programBusiness Counts Information is now availablehttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/business_counts_information_is_now_available<div><p><a href="https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/resources/knowledge_library/knowledge_library_folder/wpb_reports/workforce_planning_documents/lmi_reports/2019/business_count_information_2019_reportpdf" class=" WikiLinkType1">Click here</a> for the report</p></div>Jeremy CookFri, 10 May 2019 14:16:07 -0400https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/business_counts_information_is_now_availableYou're Invited to our 2019 Annual General Meeting at Grand Innovationshttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/youre_invited_to_our_2019_annual_general_meeting_at_grand_innovations<div><p><a href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001deNsGKmYHWAlowkBI-cNweaX_CDKU-si7l6l-rhtmSKynC01NvAVYh8wCGtUfEYL8_POtS0CR_28SmpXberRuGzDI5E7rnhyXORSbufE85FM4BNZPTXw1bOJhMHQTGyBDLIMDCwS-aUmbQC_-eQzl3I-iM7g4D9164BNLq1MnwcGQPm1pJwLuKsDL07_WuhgD3BQ-ZxHvKfDKiwr0GPmvcdM21LntgVm&c=zmgoK9YUtsn8XWAFJandOMLS9cC65e76KSIOZ_tkiKa8YTyvNn091w==&ch=vmBkFuy138xV3zhP4SA_A96hz2ZuqEsPTSA7W_LbyvXJF_TlN8AbJQ==" target="_blank">Click here</a> <strong>to register before May 27th, 2019</strong> </p><p><br></p><p>Thank you to our AGM Hosts: City of Cambridge and Grand Innovations</p></div>Jeremy CookThu, 02 May 2019 14:46:07 -0400https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/youre_invited_to_our_2019_annual_general_meeting_at_grand_innovationsInnovation Guelph Now Accepting Rhyze Award Applicationshttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/innovation_guelph_now_accepting_rhyze_award_applications<div><p>The goal of this Innovation Guelph initiative is to create an opportunity that’s currently missing in the Guelph/Wellington region: an award that will not only provide the funding women entrepreneurs need to finance their businesses, but the mentoring and support they need at key stages of their development to build and grow their businesses long…</p></div>Jeremy CookThu, 04 Apr 2019 12:01:51 -0400https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/innovation_guelph_now_accepting_rhyze_award_applicationsInformation for former Erwin Hymer employeeshttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/information_for_former_erwin_hymer_employees<div><p><a href="https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/resources/jobseekers/former_erwin_hymer_employee_info" class=" WikiLinkType1"><u>Click here</u></a> to connect with this page that features details on upcoming information sessions, job fairs and more.</p></div>Jeremy CookTue, 26 Feb 2019 16:27:31 -0500https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/information_for_former_erwin_hymer_employeesCarol Simpson Discusses Guelph's Low Unemployment with CJOY Radiohttps://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/carol_simpson_discusses_guelphs_low_unemployment_with_cjoy_radio<div><p>The city gained 2,800 jobs in December as the size of the labour force increased, while the number of people claiming unemployment declined.</p><p>You can <a data-link-type="web" href="https://cjoy.com/news/4815179/guelph-unemployment-december-2018/" target="_blank">click here</a> for the full story.</p></div>Jeremy CookThu, 10 Jan 2019 12:26:21 -0500https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/carol_simpson_discusses_guelphs_low_unemployment_with_cjoy_radioA Road Map for Immigrants with Entrepreneurial Aspirations.https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/a_road_map_for_immigrants_with_entrepreneurial_aspirations<div><p>PNP Entrepreneur Stream immigrants differ from other immigrants in that, among other differences, PNP Entrepreneur Stream immigrants generally have two years to launch successfully a business employing the primary applicant and two Canadians not related to the immigrant.  </p><p>By scanning the ways that government, government-funded actors, and others…</p></div>Jeremy CookThu, 10 Jan 2019 12:22:47 -0500https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/home/general_news/a_road_map_for_immigrants_with_entrepreneurial_aspirations