CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are four reports that we found interesting this week.
This report explores the unique challenges faced by rural and remote employment service providers, including funding inequities, recruitment and retention issues, and digital connectivity. The report also offers detailed recommendations.
Working Smarter: Driving Employment Empowerment with Career Literacy + Networks (DeBruce Foundation)
This report explores the role of career literacy and networks in building resilient careers. This research provides actionable insights for workforce development professionals, educators and all who are invested in helping individuals build thriving career paths.
This report finds that the Canadian non-profit workforce is incredibly diverse but undervalued, with 77% of workers being women, 47% immigrants, and 35% Indigenous and racialized people. The sector’s workers tend to be older and better educated than the economy-wide averages, but face lower salaries and difficult employment conditions.
Future-Proofing Investments in Workplace Mental Health: Meeting Employees’ Evolving Needs (The Conference Board of Canada)
This report observes that organizations have accelerated their efforts toward a more holistic and adaptive approach to employees’ health and well-being and increased their suite of health and wellness initiatives for employees to better transition through the COVID-19 pandemic.