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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

2016 employerone survey results

As reported by employers…

Top competencies
Work ethic
Willingness to learn

Top recruitment methods
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

Use of Employment Ontario Services 2015 – 2016

Employment services
4,260 clients

Use of other Employment Ontario services
7,590 visits

77% under 45 years of age
50% high school or less

Literacy services
1,452 in-person learners

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