Workforce Development Library

This library is comprised of local labour market information, employer resources and reports conducted by the Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board.

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Evaluating the Size of the Gig Labour Market in London and the Area

The report "Evaluating the Size of the Gig Labour Market in London and Area" explores gig work trends and their economic impact in the London Economic Region, highlighting job prevalence and implications for workforce planning.labour-market-reports

Évaluation des besoins en matière de perfectionnement rapide des compétences dans l’industrie automobile

Découvrez notre dernier rapport de recherche sur la transformation de l'industrie automobile au Canada et en Amérique du Nord, en mettant l'accent sur l'évolution des besoins en compétences, les stratégies de perfectionnement et l'impact de l'adoption deslabour-market-reports

Plan du marché du travail local 2024

Nous avons mis à jour notre PLMT pour mettre en lumière les priorités stratégiques et les actions visant à répondre aux tendances évolutives du marché du travail et à soutenir la croissance économique dans la région économique de London.labour-market-reports

Local Labour Market Plan 2024

Our updated LLMP outlines strategic priorities and actions to address evolving labour market trends and support economic growth in the London Economic Region.labour-market-reports

Assessment of Rapid Upskilling Needs in the IT Industry

Explore our latest report on the evolving landscape of the Information Technology (IT) industry, uncovering key insights into skill demands, training needs, and strategies for workforce readiness amidst technological advancements.labour-market-reports

Les résultats de l’enquête EmployerOne 2024 révélés

Découvrez les perspectives de notre Révélation des Résultats EmployeurUn 2024 dans notre présentation complète!labour-market-reports

EmployerOne Results Reveal 2024

Discover the insights from our EmployerOne Results Reveal 2024 in our comprehensive slide deck!employer-resources labour-market-reports

Balancing the Demand and Supply of Child Care and Early Years Professionals in the London Economic Region and Haldimand-Norfolk County

This report outlines challenges in the Child Care and Early Years (CCEY) industry, exacerbated by COVID-19, and recommends continued support programs and collaborative efforts for talent retention.labour-market-reports

Assessment of Rapid Upskilling Needs in the Healthcare Industry

Our latest report, "Assessment of Rapid Upskilling Needs in the Healthcare Industry," sheds light on crucial strategies to tackle staffing shortages in Canada's healthcare system.emowpdb-lepc-documents employer-resources labour-market-reports

Assessment of Upskilling Needs in the Automotive industry

Explore our latest research report on the transforming automotive industry in Canada and North America, focusing on the evolving skills requirements, upskilling strategies, and the impact of electric vehicle adoption within the London Economic Region.emowpdb-lepc-documents labour-market-reports

What Labour Market Information Tells Us About Non-profit Recovery: An EmployerOne Data Analysis

This custom EmployerOne Survey data provides a comparison of responses received from both non-profit and for-profit employerslabour-market-reports

Plan Local du Marché du Travail 2023

Le présent document effectue une mise à jour du plan local du marché du travail pour les années 2023-2025 et du processus qui a mené à sa formulation.emowpdb-lepc-documents staff-report board-package

LMI Made Easy: EmployerOne 2023 Results Reveal

LMI Made Easy: EmployerOne 2023 Results Reveal - Hosted LIVE on March 22, 2023employer-resources

LMI Made Easy: Q4

LMI Made Easy: Expanding LMI in the Community Deliverable Q4emowpdb-lepc-documents labour-market-reports

Mobility and Migration in the London Economic Region: Attraction and Retention

This report looks into the mobility and migration of population in the London Economic Region after 2016. Several regional developments contributed to the demand for such an investigation.labour-market-reports

LMI Made Easy: Acceptance and use of Micro-credentials Among Employers in the London Area

LMI Made Easy: Acceptance and use of Micro-credentials Among Employers in the London Area - Hosted LIVE on February 23, 2023employer-resources

Local Labour Market Plan 2023-2025

This document contains the 2022 update applied to the Local Labour Market Plan for 2023-2025, which is intended to be a guiding map for workforce strategic actions needed in the London Economic Region to maintain the current economic growth or expand it.labour-market-reports

A Research Report on the Acceptance of Micro-credentials Among London Employers

Inspired by skills shortages Canada is currently facing, this report provides findings on how micro-credentials are perceived by employers in the London Economic Region.labour-market-reports

The Hiring and Onboarding Changes in the Accommodation and Food Services in the London Economic Region

This report provides findings regarding the change in the hiring and onboarding practices in the Accommodation and Food Services (AFS) industry in the London Economic Region.labour-market-reports

LMI Made Easy: Workforce Challenges and Opportunities in the Accommodation and Food Services Industry

LMI Made Easy: Challenges and Opportunities in the Accommodation and Food Service Industry - Hosted LIVE on January 19, 2023employer-resources

LMI Made Easy: Q3

LMI Made Easy: Expanding LMI in the Community Deliverable Q3emowpdb-lepc-documents labour-market-reports

LMI Made Easy: Retention and Upskilling in the Workplace

LMI Made Easy: Retention and Upskilling in the Workplace - Hosted LIVE on December 7, 2022employer-resources

LMI Made Easy: Caregivers in the Workplace

LMI Made Easy: Caregivers in the Workplace - Hosted LIVE on November 14, 2022employer-resources

LMI Made Easy: Q2

LMI Made Easy: Expanding LMI in the Community Deliverable Q2emowpdb-lepc-documents labour-market-reports

LMI Made Easy: Non-profit versus For-profit Employers

This downloadable document contains a comparative look at the Employer One Survey responses of nonprofit and for profit employers.labour-market-reports

Child Care Sector Analysis 2022

This downloadable document contains our analysis of child care employers versus non-care child care employers. This data was analyzed from the EmployerOne 2022 survey.labour-market-reports

Caring for Mental Health in the Workplace Package

This information/summation package comes as a result of the Labour Market Information Made Easy episode "Caring for Mental Health in the Workplace", hosted on June 28, 2022.labour-market-reports

What is Labour Market Information Package

This information/summation package comes as a result of the Labour Market Information Made Easy episode "What is Labour Market Information?", hosted on May 31, 2022.labour-market-reports

Care Economy 2022

This downloadable document contains our analysis of care economy employers versus non-care economy employers. This data was analyzed from the EmployerOne 2022 survey.labour-market-reports

LMI Made Easy: Q1

LMI Made Easy: Expanding LMI in the Community Deliverable Q1emowpdb-lepc-documents labour-market-reports

EmployerOne 2022 Results Report

The EmployerOne 2022 Results Report houses all of the results from the EmployerOne with commentary from our Data Analyst, Bashir Adeyemo.emowpdb-lepc-documents

EmployerOne 2022 Slide Deck

This slide deck was used at the EmployerOne 2022 Results Reveal presentation on March 23, 2022.emowpdb-lepc-documents

Mise à Jour du Plan Local du Marché du Travail

Le présent document effectue une mise à jour du plan local du marché du travail pour les années 2022-2025 et du processus qui a mené à sa formulation.labour-market-reports

Remote Work Study 2022 Executive Summary

The English executive summary of the Remote Work Study 2022labour-market-reports

Remote Work Study 2022

The current document describes the exploratory study of the opinions of workers, employers and job seekers regarding remote work in the London Economic Region. The study focuses on six areas of investigations associated with remote work.labour-market-reports

Local Labour Market Plan 2022-2023

 

This downloadable document presents the annual Local Labour Market Plan and the process leading to its creation.labour-market-reports

Child Care Demand Report for the London Economic Region

Early Childhood Educators and Assistantsemployer-resources

Annual Report 2020-2021

This report represents a review of the local labour market in 2021-2022 within the London Economic Region. It contains information about the labour market as it pertains to gender, education, immigration, industry, occupations, self-employment and more.labour-market-reports

Local Labour Market Report

The past year has been unlike any other since the Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board (WPDB) was incorporated in 1997. Although there have been cyclical changes in the local economy since that time, including the recession of 2labour-market-reports

Scenario Planning Report

This project is intended to broaden and deepen conversations about next steps in addressing the present and future economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the London Economic Region.employer-resources

Employer Needs Assessment For COVID-19

Stats and implications of a survey of local workforce issue changes as a result of COVID-19.labour-market-reports

Annual Review of the Labour Market 2019-2020

Annual Review Of The London Economic Region Labour Market (2019-2020)_FRENCH

This report represents a review of the local labour market in 2019-2020 within the London Economic Region. It contains information about the labour market as it pertains to gender, education, immigration, industry, occupations, self-employment and more.labour-market-reports

EmployerOne Change Matters Survey Results

Results from a survey capturing the local workforce changes as a result of COVID-19.labour-market-reports

Local Jobs Hub Tasks

These 20 activities can be used by Literacy and Basic Skills programs, Employment Services, Ontario Works programs and others to help support learners and clients. Each of the activities includes a complete set of tasks and a corresponding answer key.labour-market-reports

Perspectives on the Skilled Trades

A report explaining the contexts and demographics surrounding the skilled trades employment sector in the LER (London Economic Region).labour-market-reports

Reality Check

An interactive resource document detailing myths about the labour market, and the facts behind them.fact-sheets

Growing Your Workforce Report 2019

Report on the conference Growing Your Workforce, a 2019 event focused on hiring, retention and skills development.labour-market-reports

COVID-19 Local Impacts | Regional Impacts

Survey data collected between March 26, 2020 and April 19, 2020 by 7 workforce planning boards in Southwestern Ontario to measure the impacts of COVID-19 closures on the workforce.labour-market-reports

Keeping Them Coming Back – A Clear Guide to Customer Experience [Word Format]

Free training tool developed alongside employers for any role that requires customer service. Download the word document format and ask trainees to customize their handbook by taking photos of themselves demonstrating the principles.employer-resources

Barriers to Attracting Apprentices and Completing Apprenticeships

This report presents a survey-based analysis of barriers to attracting demographics to apprenticeship and apprenticeable trades. April 2015.employer-resources

Apprenticeship Literature Review

Supporting Attraction, Retention, and Completion in Apprenticeship Training: What Works, and Why? Literature review prepared in August 2014.employer-resources

Des Approches Innovantes Employ Improv

EMPLOY IMPROV est un projet pilote non conventionnel et innovant qui utilise les outils et les techniques de théâtre d’improvisation pour développer des compétences qui permettront aux participants d’obtenir un emploi.employer-resources

Employ Improv Report

Employ Improv is an unconventional and innovative pilot project using improvisational theatre tools and techniques to build employable skills.employer-resources

Use and Impact of LMI

An executive summary based on an investigation of the impact of labour market information (LMI) and how groups in the London Economic Region (LER) make use of it.labour-market-reports

Workforce Summit Report Nov 2018

Summary of the discussions held at the Workforce Summit hosted by the LEPC on November 26, 2018emowpdb-lepc-documents

Workforce Summit Report May 2018

Summary of the discussions held at the Workforce Summit hosted by the LEPC on May 17, 2018emowpdb-lepc-documents

Service Coordination Contnuum Poster

Service Coordination Continuum poster outlining service levels of the LEPC.emowpdb-lepc-documents

2016-2017 Strategic Plan

Local Employment Planning Council Information Brochure 2017-2018emowpdb-lepc-documents

2016-2017 LEPC Strategic Plan

This strategic plan covers April 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017emowpdb-lepc-documents

Sales And Service Occupations Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet on Sales and Service Occupations, vacancies and wages.fact-sheets

Factsheet on Occupations Within Software Development and Computer Services

Fact Sheet on Occupations within software development and computer servicesfact-sheets

Fact Sheet on Management Occupations

Fact Sheet on Management Occupations - Vacancies And Wagesfact-sheets

Report on London & Area Works Job Fair

Report on the October 2016 London & Area Works Job Fairlabour-market-reports

Labour Demands in the Health Care Sector

What type of education and skills are needed for occupations in the region? This document directs you to better understanding what is required for occupations within major sectors in our region.fact-sheets

Labour Market Participation in the London Economic Region

Take a look at some participation trends in the region and learn some of the reasons why people are choosing not to work from the findings from surveys, interviews and focus groups.labour-market-reports

Job Vacancies and Hourly Wages – Trades, Transport and Related Occupations

Fact Sheet on Trades, Transport, Equipment Operators and Related Occupationsfact-sheets

Manufacturing – Exploring Expected Changes

Fact Sheet on Future Occupations in Manufacturingfact-sheets

Supporting Employers with Hard to Fill Positions – Recommendations

This document contains hard to fill positions as reported by employers in the London Economic Region and includes recommendations for community action.labour-market-reports

Searching the Supply Chain – Transportation & Logisitics

This research report is on the changing and emerging skills requirements within the supply chain in the transportation and logistics sector.labour-market-reports

Shopping the Retail Sector Report

This research report is on the changing and emerging skills requirements within the retail sector.labour-market-reports

Report on Personal Support Workers in Health Care

This research report is on the changing and emerging skills requirements for Personal Support Workers.labour-market-reports

Report on Advanced Manufacturing

This research report is on the changing and emerging skills requirements within the manufacturing sector.labour-market-reports

Skilled Trades in the Construction Sector

This research report is on the changing and emerging skills requirements for skilled trades people within the construction sector.labour-market-reports

Exploring Agriculture

This research report is on the changing and emerging skills requirements within the agriculture sector.labour-market-reports

Keeping Key Talent – Retention Strategies & Best Practices

This document contains various tips and tricks to help you increase the satisfaction of your employees with their job, and as a result lower recruiting costs and can make your company more productive.employer-resources

Programs and Services at Work for Local Employers

This resource provides real examples, from industry, on how they found the right person for their company by accessing various programs and services offered locally.employer-resources

Information Tools for Employers

The right set of tools makes your job easier, makes your business run more smoothly, and allows you to scale in an efficient way. There are countless tools out there designed to help business owners, but in an effort to streamline your search, we’ve narroemployer-resources

Hiring and Training Resources for Employers

As an Employer or HR Professional, it helps to be aware of the many resources and incentives that are available when it comes to hiring and training. Click below to view a list of local resources.employer-resources

Financing Programs for Employers

Job grants, loans and subsidies are available through a number of government programs, administered through various agencies. Click below for a list of some of the most common programs.employer-resources

Connecting for our Clients – A Guide to Developing Communication

This is a guide to developing communication between Employment Ontario and Non-Employment Ontario service providers.employer-resources

Finding the Right Fit – Attraction Strategies & Best Practices

This document contains attraction strategies and best practices for your employees and on how to find the talent you need to help your company grow and prosper.employer-resources

Labour Force Participation In London ER

This report presents an investigation of the labour force participation in the London Economic Region.labour-market-reports