Freshen up on the Local Jobs Hub Tools

Become more comfortable using the Local Jobs Hub tool by watching our demo with Jessica Gowers. Using this tool has the potential to make your job hunt more convenient and feel well-rounded.

Post-Pandemic Scenario Planning Webinar Recording

Recorded from a LIVE event Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Join us Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM to hear from our Senior Data Analyst, Emilian Siman about the Labour Market Post-Pandemic Planning Scenarios for the London Economic Region (ER).

The purpose of Post-Pandemic Scenario Planning is to offer decisional support in planning the post COVID-19 economic recovery of the London ER.

Emilian will discuss four potential scenarios in which the regional economy could progress depending on the evolution of two uncertainties leading the post pandemic recovery of the region.

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Join Jessica Gowers in her discussion on the different types of passion in the workplace, how they function, which is the most optimal, and the best ways to promote a genuine investment in one’s job.

The Power of Play Webinar

Play is one of the easiest ways to practice skills critical to employability like teamwork, observation, communication, critical thinking and problem solving. Join Summer Burton from Literacy Link South Central to learn more by watching this webinar, originally aired live on December 17, 2020.

A New Program For Skills

Written by Shannon Stoltz-Limin

Fanshawe College is offering a free 15-week Window and Door Installer program beginning this October. With a mixture of theoretical, practical hands-on skills and lectures; graduates from this program will be well versed to land a highly sought-after job in the trade. This program is being offered to give the underrepresented groups in the trade skill job market; (women, indigenous peoples, newcomers, persons with disabilities and veterans) the skills to land a job in an in-demand position. The Program runs from October 1st 2020, to February 15th 2021. For more information on this program please see the attached poster. If you or anyone you know has any questions, or would like to register please email 

Growing Your Workforce Live – Episode 2

The second Growing Your Workforce Live! episode is here! Watch the full presentation above or download the podcast episode below.

Download the episode using the player’s menu on the right.

Growing Your Workforce Live! is a new iteration of the publication focused on issues of hiring, training and retention. These 20 minute presentations will enlighten and invite you to dive in below the tip of the iceberg on workforce issues.

In this episode: how COVID-19 has changed the digital divide, plus a fireside chat with Kate Burns Gallagher, the Executive Director of Economic Development with the Western Ontario Warden’s Caucus (WOWC) about advocating for workforce issues at the decision making level.

Credits and sources: (Digital literacy info)

Skills for Truck Drivers

Fanshawe Corporate Training Solutions is offering a new, free program. We’re pleased to be be a partner in an advisory role for this “Essential Skills for Truck Drivers” program offered online for people who are laid off, at risk of being laid off or are under-utilized workers who require truck driving industry skills and experience.  This self-paced  program will run from July 6th to October 16th. For more information please see the attached posters, and if you have questions or know someone who would like to register, please email