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Research & Trends

5 reports that caught our eye the week of Sept. 27, 2020

CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are five reports that we found interesting this week:

Bridging Generational Divides: Advancing Digital Skills in Canada’s Apprenticeships and Skilled Trades Ecosystem (The Conference Board of Canada)

Tradespeople will need a range of new digital skills to keep pace with the future of work. This report looks at how Canadian apprenticeship training can adapt to the future of work.

Insights into Indigenous post-secondary graduates’ experiences in the Canadian workforce (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business & Indspire)

The objective of this report is to develop a better understanding of how Indigenous post-secondary experiences are associated with entrepreneurship, working for Indigenous employers and overall labour market outcomes.

Plugging In: Empowering communities to ensure digital literacy access for youth (Brookfield Institute)

Lessons from Brookfield Institute’s pilot program, which tested a model for delivering accessible digital literacy and coding programs in libraries and community spaces across Ontario.

Automation and the Sexes: Is Job Transformation More Likely Among Women? (Statistics Canada)

This study finds that 44.4% of women in the paid workforce faced a moderate to high risk of job transformation as a result of automation (50% probability or above), compared with only 34.8% of men. Several characteristics are associated with greater automation risks faced by women relative to men.

Economic Equality in a Changing World: Removing Barriers to Employment for Women (Ryerson University Diversity Institute)

This report summarizes existing research and prevailing issues surrounding gender inequality, including those exacerbated by COVID-19, and points to further research that needs to be done on initiatives to reduce gender inequalities.


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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 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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