Navigating Hiring Challenges

Location: Coliseum Building - Cardinal Room (Trade Show Grounds)
 

Date: Wednesday, September 14th 

Starting at: 9 am

 

Recruitment in the North

Challenges facing hiring staff and prospective employees in Natural Resource Industries. Several organizations will be here to discuss the current research and work on the labour market in the region. Learn about how the market will be shifting in the next few years and what initiatives you can take part in. Hear about the opportunities you can take advantage of in your sector or hiring practices to prepare for the growth of the industry and how to attract new entrants and graduates.

 

 



Wednesday September 14th
September 14th, 2022 9:00am
Labour in the North - Introducing our new director
Cardinal Room
Speaker: NSWPB Executive Director
Company: North Superior Workforce Planning Board (NSWPB)
Overview:
Join the Executive Director as they give an overview of the work that has been done by the organization in its research regarding the Northwestern labour market.
September 14th, 2022 9:30am
A guide to WorkSCAPE, the premier Northern job board
Cardinal Room
Speaker: Jaegar Angell
Company: North Superior Workforce Planning Board (NSWPB)
Overview:
NSWPB will be giving a live demo and informational session on their NW Ontario-focused job board work and project, WorkSCAPE. The software will show off engagement reports and training paths that...
September 14th, 2022 10:00am
Utilizing Employment Ontario Service Providers to Bolster your Recruiting Strategy
Cardinal Room
Speaker: Tracey Laffin
Company: YES Employment
Overview:
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant has been utilized by the trades and industry to recruit and train new employees and to increase the skill level of their existing workforce. Find out about the grant...
September 14th, 2022 10:30am
Connecting to Talent and Opportunity: Using the Northwest Connector Program
Cardinal Room
Speaker: Shannon Costigan
Company: Northwest Connector
Overview:
The Northwest Connector Program is about networking and building connections between established local professionals and new graduates and newcomers to Northwestern Ontario. If you are an...
September 14th, 2022 11:00am
Retaining Talent in your City
Cardinal Room
Speaker: Tej Shah
Company: North Superior Workforce Planning Board (NSWPB)
Overview:
The Talent Retention Intern will be presenting on Student Survey and Employer Informational Interviews and Final Recommendations formTalent Retention in the City of Thunder Bay.
September 14th, 2022 11:30am
Q/A with conference members
Cardinal Room
Speaker: Panel Discussion
Overview:
Hiring staff and job seekers, make sure to bring your questions about the labour market, hiring practices and more. NSWPB, Connector and YES will be providing answers to any questions you have for...