The notion of today’s youth being the lost generation is being challenged by a new report from TD Economics. Published Oct. 22, the study focused on the skills mismatch and labour shortages in the market over the last 10 years. It found the picture is not as grim as it has been painted.
In March, during a CBC town hall meeting, University of Windsor President Alan Wildeman said that the purpose of university is higher education and not necessarily employment.
A generation ago, a university degree virtually guaranteed a job. This does not hold true today.
September’s labour market verdict is in and early reactions are mixed. Overall, Canada’s job creation rate is up, unemployment in the U.S. is down and the near-term economic forecast for both countries is positive.
For students having a hard time finding work for the summer, a new website called Joborilla has been solely designed for your needs.
A University of Saskatchewan student has started looking for his summer job early. Vaughn Turnbull, a fourth year marketing student, is one of the 10 finalists in Axe Canada's “Ridiculously, Ridiculously Good Summer Gig” competition. This is the first year that the company will be holding the contest.
The Feb. 5 Labour Force Survey release indicated the student jobless rate is now sitting at 15.1 per cent, down from the 16 per cent reported at the end of 2009 ”” making this the most significant increase in youth employment since fall 2008.
Despite recent economic growth in the province, many of Saskatchewan's students are struggling to find employment. Saskatchewan is enjoying an economic boom that appears even more dramatic in light of the bleak situation in neighbouring provinces and countries. Between June 2008 and June 2009, 14,500 new jobs were created in Saskatchewan. This