The Workforce Development Board (WDB) welcomes David Varty to the team on Wednesday, July 27th. David will be taking on the role of Labour Market Information Analyst.
“We are very excited to welcome David to the team,” said CEO Jennifer Lamantia. “David has extensive experience conducting economic and labour market research and analysis, and will be able to apply his industry knowledge with a focus on WDB’s local labour market.”
In his role, one of David’s key responsibilities is leading the Labour Market Information Help Desk. David will also provide responsible leadership in the collection, analysis and distribution of local labour market information for WDB and our community partners.
“I am excited to be part of the WDB team,” says David. “And am looking forward to furthering my skills in this role.”
David is a graduate from the University of Waterloo where he earned a Bachelor of Geography degree from the Faculty of Environmental Studies with an Urban, Economic, and Community Development Specialization. David has over twenty years of experience with Employment and Social Development Canada-Service Canada where he gained knowledge of Canada’s socio-economic and labour market issues and trends. Specifically, in 2007, he began working as a labour market analyst in the Economic Research and Analysis Directorate at their regional office in Toronto. David is also proficient in sharing labour market information through his exceptional writing skills and was responsible for the monthly and quarterly analysis of the labour force survey where he provided reviews of labour market bulletins and occupational profiles.
Workforce Development Board is a not-for-profit organization serving Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton. Founded in 1996, WDB is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development to provide labour market information, coordinate employment and training services, and engage employer communities.
For more information, visit wdb.ca or call 705-749-3250 (toll-free 1-800-340-0111).