In October, youth unemployment was at 12.6 per cent, down slightly as fewer young people looked for work, said Statistics Canada. According to a recent Conference Board of Canada survey, employers said applicants and new hires lack essential skills, such as communication, critical thinking and teamwork.
The frustration of finding a summer job is something many students have experienced, especially since the 2008 economic crisis sent markets around the world crashing.
Graduation from a post-secondary institution is something that many students dream of — but then what happens?
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.
With 2012 convocation only weeks away, future graduates are looking at a grim job market as young workers have been the worst affected by the past recession, according to a recent study by TD Economics. Those between the ages of 20 and 24 have fared better than those in the 15 to 19 bracket, but job recovery is
In a recent press release, Apple's Board of Directors confirmed that the company's co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, has died. Jobs spent the last seven years of his life battling pancreatic cancer. After what had been labeled a successful liver transplant, in August of this year Jobs officially resigned as CEO of Apple Inc.,
For students having a hard time finding work for the summer, a new website called Joborilla has been solely designed for your needs.
Many public and private-sector Canadian bodies practice affirmative action, referred to officially as employment equity and also known as positive discrimination. But are quotas really bridging the gap between people and reducing discrimination against under-represented groups?
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.