CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are three reports that we found interesting this week.
Canadian Labour Demand Update Analysis of Job Postings for the Fourth Quarter of 2020 (Future Skills Centre)
In December 2020, both the participation rate and employment numbers declined across Canada. There were 517,780 jobs posted across Canada in the last three months of 2020, representing a 19% decline from the same period in 2019.
This report summarizes key lessons from the pandemic, which should be used to inform planning for the long-term reconstruction and recovery of education systems. These lessons are drawn from a thorough global review of evidence and policy throughout school closures and plans for reopening around the world, with a particular emphasis on examples of good practice.
How College Contributes to Workforce Success: Employer Views on What Matters Most (Association of American Colleges & Universities)
The survey explored employers’ views of what constitutes workforce preparedness, the educational outcomes and experiences they value most when making hiring decisions, and their perceptions of recent graduates’ levels of preparedness for entry-level positions as well as for promotion and career advancement. The report also explores variations in employer views based on age and level of educational attainment.