Research + White Papers
Sorry, no results were found for your query
- Artificial intelligence
- Career guidance
- Digital divide
- Indigenous populations
- Labour market and skills information
- Pandemic issues
- Persons with disabilities
- Racialized peoples
- Retail automation
- Rural, remote, and northern communities
- Social & emotional skills development
- Women in the workforce
Indigenous finance and management professionals: critical for reconciliation and indigenous self-determination
Indigenous skilled labour is critical to realizing this new vision of economic reconciliation. Indigenous finance and management professionals can help their communities navigate the new and increasingly complex economic relationships.
As the COVID-19 pandemic entered its second year in 2021, there continued to be significant impacts on the labour market. Focusing on the demand for labour, this report examines trends for 2021.
This report presents a foresight exercise that models the jobs and skills that would be required in a net-zero economy across a set of distinct futures.
Everyone needs career options, including people with disabilities. The Conference Board of Canada, on behalf of the Future Skills Centre, is leading a study to support the job transitions of people with disabilities. The study aims to promote labour market retention and career mobility for this equity-deserving group.
We know that digital skills are essential for a strong post-pandemic recovery. But we don’t have a clear picture of the exact digital skills that Canadian employers are looking for. We need to understand these gaps so we can respond with the right tools and training.
Indigenous skilled labour is critical to realizing a new vision of economic reconciliation where First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities control their economic futures. Indigenous finance, management, and other corporate service professionals have important roles to play as their communities navigate evolving economic relationships to create long-term prosperity.
Bridging the Gap Between Identity and Social and Emotional Skills: Black Canadians’ Perspectives of Social and Emotional Skills in the Workplace
This issue briefing reveals how Black professionals perceive the development, expression, and evaluation of social and emotional skills at work.
We know that social and emotional skills (SES)—such as communication, collaboration, and leadership—are critical for life success. Yet the bulk of programs that teach SES end after high school. We continue developing SES in adulthood—through informal experiences like employment, co-ops, volunteering, extracurriculars, and caregiving, as well as formal instruction. These skills are important. So how are post-secondary institutions teaching them?
Industries and public institutions tied to Inuit communities have a responsibility to empower Inuit employment and lead by example. Those that do will also benefit from increased capacity, Inuit expertise, and social investments.