CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are five reports that we found interesting this week:
This report presents a collection of innovative or promising examples of how career guidance is changing around the world. The report aims to facilitate learning from these examples, to increase awareness and understanding of policy and practice in career guidance, and to provide policy inspiration to the international community.
From freelancers to internationally competitive firms, this report explores the state of creative entrepreneurship and its vital role in Canada’s innovation economy.
This pair of studies improves understanding of the province’s apprenticeship system, provides insight into a post-secondary pathway that is sometimes overlooked and explores in some detail the 10 most common apprenticeship programs in Ontario.
To understand the potential impact of COVID-19 on prospective immigrants to Canada, WES conducted a series of surveys in April, June and August of 2020 with applicants for a WES credential evaluation. It offers insight into how interest and intentions to immigrate to Canada are changing as the pandemic unfolds.
What Is the Role of Firm-specific Pay Policies on the Gender Earnings Gap in Canada? (Statistics Canada)
Comparisons across the three largest provinces reveal that British Columbia has the highest earnings gap, while the gap in Quebec is approximately two-thirds as high and is explained in greater part by pay-setting policies. Ontario lies somewhere in between the two. Moreover, the results of this study confirm that the gender earnings gap increases over the lifecycle.
Want the latest reports on career development, the workforce, education and more delivered to your inbox each week? Subscribe to our popular CareerWise Weekly newsletter.