UNTAPPED 2018: CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR SKILLS SHORTAGES IN BC
Tapping into new talent pools is a top priority for BC businesses.
Tapping into new talent pools is a top priority for BC employers with the Province poised to be among Canada’s leaders in economic growth in the coming decade. Baby boomers are retiring, fewer young people are entering the workforce, and yet our demand for more skilled workers across all sectors and professions continues to grow. Many employers find themselves confronting an unprecedented labour shortage — affecting their capacity, their growth, and hindering their competitiveness.
The most successful companies have started developing strategies for engaging non-traditional skilled talent pools including aboriginal communities, candidates with disabilities, recent immigrants, women, youth and older workers, and more.
The UnTapped Gala
Find out how business forerunners in all sectors are recruiting and retaining skilled talent — from among aboriginal communities, candidates with disabilities, recent immigrants, women, youth, older workers, and more — to meet their growing workforce needs.