Manufacturers face challenges vital to competitiveness in recruiting, retaining and developing a skilled workforce. Manufacturers, like many sectors in Canada, are currently being challenged by an aging workforce, limited entry into some skilled-related occupations, increasing educational requirements in many traditional occupations, and the appearance of many new occupations as technology creates new modes of working.
It can be difficult finding the information you need to understand and support local manufacturing organizations and labour mobility. In order to support with this task, ManufacturingGPS welcomes the opportunity to partner with community organizations and manufacturing stakeholders to promote and disseminate Labour Market Information (LMI).
GPS Partnership Program includes, but not limited to :
Sample list of ManufacturingGPS Partners:
Please contact Lisa Steudle, Project Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss ManufacturingGPS partnership opportunities.
All manufacturers need sound, timely and relevant information on which to make these important business decisions. Now more than ever, industry needs to understand what skills they will require to meet their shifting business objectives. Postsecondary institutions, too, need to predict what curricula and subsequent skills their graduates require in order to transition into the workforce, and government needs to understand what they can do to support labour mobility, sub-sectors in need, and how to support sub-sectors ready to grow.
ManufacturingGPS is offering Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) to: