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4 reports that caught our eye the week of Nov. 20, 2022

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

Refocusing the Urban Lens for Rural and Remote Employment Services (ASPECT BC)

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.

Diversity Is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits (Imagine Canada)

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.

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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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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
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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