CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are three reports that we found interesting this week.
By 2025, ICTC forecasts employment in the Canadian digital economy will reach 2.26 million, which will trigger a demand for an additional 250,000 jobs. Changes in consumer behaviour, accelerated digitization and the adoption of new technologies brought on by the pandemic are likely to have significant effects on productivity, innovation and the workforce going forward.
Examining the Labour-productivity Gap Between Women-owned and Men-owned Enterprises: The Influence of Prior Industry Experience (Statistics Canada)
The results of this study highlight the relevance of owner characteristics and prior owner experience in explaining the labour productivity of enterprises. The findings support the fact that policies aiming at reducing labour-productivity gaps among groups of enterprises could target the experience of business owners.
In May 2021, Mursion conducted a survey of more than 400 recent college graduates and more than 425 HR professionals to explore the importance of people skills in the workforce and to discover the ways these groups envision this divide could be overcome.