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Research & Trends

4 reports that caught our eye the week of July 11, 2021

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


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Labour Force Survey, June 2021 (Statistics Canada)

Employment rose by 231,000 (+1.2%) in June, following a cumulative decline of 275,000 over the previous two months. Employment growth was entirely in part-time work and concentrated among youth aged 15 to 24. After falling by 143,000 over the previous two months, full-time work was little changed.

ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers: Results and Methodology (International Labour Organization)

The number of international migrant workers globally has risen to 169 million, a rise of 3% since 2017, the ILO estimates. This report shows that in 2019, international migrant workers constituted nearly 5% of the global labour force, making them an integral part of the world economy.

Just Out of Reach: The Elusive Quest to Measure the Digital Economy (Brookfield Institute)

Exploring what we know about digital technology’s impact on labour and the economy ­– and how to best conceptualize and measure its impact in the future.

OECD Skills Outlook 2021

This edition of the OECD Skills Outlook 2021 explores how policies, particularly those that govern skills development and use, can best promote lifelong learning for all. The report highlights the key role played by socio-emotional and motivational factors in shaping successful engagement with lifelong learning.

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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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