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3 reports that caught our eye the week of Dec. 4, 2022

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

Race Alongside the Machines: Occupational digitalization trends in Canada, 2006-2021 (Brookfield Institute)

This report offers a comprehensive look into how technology has affected jobs and workers in the past 15 years. This information is designed to serve as a tool to understand the projected impact of technology on worker outcomes in Canada to ensure that we get the best and avoid the worst of technology-driven innovation.

Canada leads the G7 for the most educated workforce, but is experiencing significant losses in apprenticeship certificate holders in key trades 

A rising share of working-age Canadians has completed a bachelor’s degree or higher, an increase driven both by highly educated recent immigrants and by rising educational attainment among young adults. Job vacancies in the occupational category of “trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations” that required at least a trades or apprenticeship credential nearly doubled from late 2019 to late 2021.

Executives feel the strain of leading in the ‘new normal’ (Future Forum)

This report finds executives are reporting record-low experience and sentiment scores as leaders struggle to navigate shifting work models. Over the past year, executive scores for overall satisfaction have dropped 15% and executives now report 40% more work-related stress and anxiety.

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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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