EmployerOne Survey Results Summary

A new EmployerOne Survey results report released by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) illustrates the challenges employers faced in our region at the time the survey was conducted in February.  Though a new initiative this year for the WDB/LEPC, we intend to collect this data annually and run the survey for a…

In-Demand Skilled Trades for Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton

A new report released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) highlights challenges and opportunities facing employers within the skilled trades in our region. This report is one of our LEPC Research & Innovation projects and is also part of an Ontario-wide initiative. Over 100 local skilled trades employers contributed to the…

New report highlights succession planning needs in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton

A new report released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) “Addressing Succession Planning Needs of Local Employers” researches and identifies succession planning needs of local employers. The goal of this research report is to learn more about the experiences of local employers at the development and implementation stage of succession planning…

New Talent Management in the Workplace: Employer Survey Report

A new report released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) establishes the current level of awareness that local employers have about our region’s labour supply. The goal of this publication is to determine existing gaps, and to identify information that local employers require for improved decision making around talent management in…

New regional Jobs Hub tools now available for Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland & Haliburton.

The Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) is pleased to announce new complimentary job tools to help job seekers and employers. The Regional Job Listings tool aggregates the top job postings from over 15+ job websites across our region and provides one central resource for local online job postings. The Regional Jobs Map tool…

New video highlights employment partners, services, and supports in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton

A new video was released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) showcasing employment and training service support agencies for employers. The goal of this video is to increase awareness among employers in our region about the range of programs, services, and training supports available to them, as well as to provide…

New report highlights key takeaways from local labour supply in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton

A new report released today by the Workforce Development Board/Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) presents an analysis of the supply of local workers in our region and the skills available in our local labour market. The goal of this publication is to increase awareness among employers and community partners about the labour supply, and enable…

New Business Support Specialist Joins WDB Team

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Ashley McDonald to the team on Monday, October 21st. “We are very pleased to have Ashley join us,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “As our Business Support Specialist, Ashley will be responsible for supporting key areas of our business including maintaining relationships with our community partners, obtaining customer service feedback…

New Project Manager Joins WDB Team

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes Leisha Newton to the team on Tuesday, October 15th. “We are pleased to welcome Leisha to the team,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “As Project Manager, Leisha will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of the Workforce Development Board’s funded projects by monitoring and supporting all projects currently underway…