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Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin

Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin (WPSM) conducts research and provides labour market information on industry and workforce trends from both a supply and demand perspective. WPSM connects stakeholders from various sectors, collaborates on partnership projects, activities and programs to address current and emerging labour market issues, and supports economic growth and development.

City of Greater Sudbury

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District of Sudbury

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District of Manitoulin

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Employerone survey results

2017 employerone survey results

Employer responses to the 2017 employerone survey are the same as 2016!

Top competencies employers are looking for:
Work ethic
Interpersonal/teamwork skills
Willingness to learn

Top recruitment methods employers use:
Word of mouth
Online job boards
Company’s own website

Hiring and Apprentice Made Easy

Why Hire an Apprentice?

  • Train YOUR way to industry standards
  • Enhance and protect your PROFITABILITY and PRODUCTIVITY
  • Recruit and retain HIGHLY SKILLED talent
  • “TEST DRIVE” a new employee
Hiring and Apprentice Made Easy

Becoming a Tradesperson in Ontario...


  • Why choose a career in the trades?
  • Training and education required
  • How to enter an apprenticeship program
  • Key steps to becoming a tradesperson
Use of Employment Services 2015 – 2016

Local Labour Market Plan 2017-2018

Greater Sudbury:

  • 11,054 businesses
  • 79% are micro-enterprises (0-4 employees)
  • 7,060 work in healthNEW

District of Manitoulin:

  • 1,052 businesses
  • 81% are micro-enterprises (0-4 employees)
  • 1,035 work in sales and service

District of Sudbury:

  • 1,482 businesses
  • 82% are micro-enterprises (0-4 employees)
  • 1,860 work in trades, transport and as equipment operators


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