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3 reports that caught our eye the week of March 5, 2023

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

Going the Distance: Immigrant Youth in Canada’s Labour Market (World Education Services)

This report examines the disparity between the high levels of academic success immigrant and refugee youth achieve and the challenges they encounter when seeking to enter the workforce. It also provides several programmatic and policy recommendations to facilitate the inclusion and long-term advancement of immigrant and refugee youth.

Out Of Office: The Public Policy Implications of Remote Work (Canadian Standards Association)

This paper assesses opportunities for public policy to shape the emerging benefits and challenges related to remote work including:

  • Enabling accessible and affordable digital infrastructure throughout Canada
  • Updating federal and provincial labour laws to account for the rise in remote work
  • Reviewing and assessing tax and revenue issues related to remote work
  • Optimize policy frameworks through a lens of talent attraction and retention
Employer-sponsored skills training: A picture of skills training opportunities provided by Canadian employers (Future Skills Centre, LMIC & Shift Insights)

This report draws on available literature and data to develop the best possible picture of employer-sponsored training levels and trends; types and modes of delivery; what motivates and hinders training investment; and how investment is distributed across sectors, types of firms and learners.

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Lindsay Purchase is the Editor of CERIC’s CareerWise website and 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 and Toronto Metropolitan University’s Food Security certificate program.
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Lindsay Purchase is the Editor of CERIC’s CareerWise website and 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 and Toronto Metropolitan University’s Food Security certificate program.
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