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 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…

Publication highlights challenges and opportunities of area labour markets

A new publication highlights the opportunities and challenges of the labour markets in Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. The Workforce Development Board / Local Employment Planning Council (WDB/LEPC) – a non-profit organization funded by the federal and provincial governments – has released its Community Labour Market Plan 18/19 More than 200 community stakeholders helped…