There are many ways employers can attract, retain and enable women to work– encouraging mentorship, agreeing on flexible work arrangements, and leading diversity & inclusion efforts are just a few.
After her high school experience was derailed by the pandemic, Felicia found a unique work opportunity for youth that helped get her back on the career track (and find her way to joining the Niagara Workforce Planning Board/Workforce Collective team!)
This “Working for People + Planet” series features employers who are doing good for employees and the earth. From organic farms to engineering for renewable energy to human-centered workforce development — we believe these employers are leading the way for our new economy.
Alu immigrated to Canada after growing up in the Philippines, then spent ten years traveling the world and gaining international HR experience. Now settled in Niagara, she leverages her diverse experiences to support the success and growth of local businesses through talent acquisition and development.
Marcella brings her heart and whole self to work and it’s clear that that work-life integration is key to why she is so exceptional at what she does.
In our previous post we provided data outlining the unequal employment impacts for men and women. This post also explores how factors such as occupation of employment may contribute to these differences.
One of NWPB’s 2020-2021 projects is to produce a gender-focused Labour Market Report. Given the current context, taking into account the gendered impacts of…
Brock Niagara Community Observatory has released a special report written in partnership with NWPB, regarding COVID-19’s economic impact on women in Niagara’s workforce.
We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.