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7 reports that caught our eye the week of May 12, 2019

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Each week, CERIC is on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are seven that we found interesting this week:

Bridging the Gap: What Canadians Told Us About the Skills Revolution (RBC)

This follow-up report to RBC’s 2018 Humans Wanted report brings together the perspectives of educators, employers and youth on the skills revolution. Respondents emphasized the importance of skills training for Indigenous youth, digital skills development in traditional industries and more.

2019 Global Human Capital Trends (Deloitte)

In 2019, an intensifying combination of economic, social and political issues is challenging business strategies. Faced with the relentless acceleration of artificial intelligence, cognitive technologies and automation, 86% of respondents to this year’s Global Human Capital Trends survey believe they must reinvent their ability to learn.

Employment Patterns of Canada’s Newly Certified Medical Specialists a study (The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada)

Despite troubling patient wait lists, a number of newly minted medical specialists in Canada face employment challenges at the time of certification. This report examines physician employment trends by province as well as key enablers and barriers for specialists to finding employment.

Postsecondary Education Metrics for the 21st Century (Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario)

This report makes the case that Ontario’s post-secondary education system would be best served by a set of performance metrics that would measure, among other things, the skills students acquire during their studies, the link between programs and job success, and institutional financial performance.

International approaches to quality in career guidance (Tristram Hooley)

This Skills Norway-funded report explores the issue of quality and quality assurance in career guidance. It is based on six case studies that look at how different countries (Australia, England, Germany, The Netherlands, Scotland and South Korea) quality assure their career guidance provision.

Labour Force Survey, April 2019 (Statistics Canada)

Employment rose by 107,000 in April, with notable gains in part-time work for youth. The unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 5.7% as more people participated in the labour market.

Improving Noncollege Pathways to Skills and Successful Careers (The Conference Board of Canada)

This report looks at tools to better serve students whose initial entry into the workforce will not necessarily include a traditional college degree. It is available for purchase.


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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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