People have an innate compulsion to categorize, to make sense of chaos and confusion, and to right their place in the world. Labels give us a sense of order and often provide the media with a simple way of describing what is going on – whether in pop culture, politics or even our complicated labour markets.
The Lipstick & Underwear Indexes: Exploring the Contradiction of Retail Closures and Increased
Recent headlines about retail stores closing across the country seem to paint a grim picture for the industry, but the reality is more complex when considering the simultaneous increase in retail job postings. While it’s true that many brick-and-mortar retailers…
Fear of A.I is really fear of the unknown: Keeping an open mind about the future of work
There is a debate afoot about technology and the risk that innovation poses to the workforce. This debate is nothing new. It’s a debate that has been spurred countless times throughout the course of human history. At the heart of…
Toronto Labour Market Information (LMI) and Adult Literacy Programs (LBS)
LMI refers to data, statistics, and insights about the conditions and dynamics of the labor market, including employment trends, job vacancies, wages, unemployment rates, workforce demographics, skills requirements, and other relevant factors that influence the supply and demand of labor. It provides a snapshot of the current state of the labor market, as well as insights into past trends and future occupational projections, which can be useful for understanding the changing nature of work, identifying emerging job opportunities, and addressing skills gaps and labor market imbalances.
ECE & Labor Market Shifts: Parent Essentials
As licensed childcare has become more affordable, more families are now showing interest in enrolling their child in daycare. Some experts have raised concerns that there won’t be enough workers to staff the new spaces.