CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are three reports that we found interesting this week.
Economic lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affected the immigrant population and disrupted their finances more than the Canadian-born population. When the pandemic first hit, recent immigrants, especially immigrant women, were more likely than their Canadian-born counterparts to transition out of employment.
Building Workplaces Where Neurodivergent Workers Thrive (Conference Board of Canada and Future Skills Centre)
Among the key findings:
- Non-neurodivergent managers in particular would benefit from a strengthened understanding of the barriers that neurodivergent employees face.
- Half of neurodivergent employees surveyed feel that informing their employers about their neurodiversity status might limit their opportunities for career progression or have other negative repercussions.
The Power of Connected Data: Charting Student Pathways to and through Postsecondary in Hamilton (HEQCO)
The Hamilton Community Research Partnership (CRP) is a data-sharing coalition comprising six partners that came together to answer critical questions on student pathways and success, in the absence of a larger province-wide option. This report provides insights into the pathways of students in Hamilton and a roadmap for other communities interested in pursuing this type of coalition.