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NEW It’s human skills – not technical skills – that we need the most in today’s work force, Scott Stirrett, Contributed to The Globe And Mail, August, 201

NEW Thinkopolis VIII:  The most sought after skills in Canada in 2015, Workopolis, 2015.

NEW The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions, The Canadian Press, Alexander Panetta, March 19, 2017

NEW What do Canadian Employers want?,, January 25, 2017

NEW Employability Skills, Youth Central, Victorian’s Government Website for Youth aged 12 - 25, Australia, July 4, 2016

NEW The Future of Jobs Employment, Skills and Workforce Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Global Challenge Insight Report, World Economic Forum, January, 2016

NEW New study reveals top 10 skills Canadian employers are looking for, Global News, Tania Kohut, August 26, 2015

NEW Transferable Skills, WikiJob.

Education vs work skills: what do employers really want?, World Economic Forum, February 18, 2016

How essential-skills training unlocks business value, , May 15, 2014

Developing Canada's future workforce: a survey of large private-sector employers, Business Council of Canada, March 2016

Canada’s overqualified workforce is growing, Yahoo Insight, Jack Choros, January 13, 2016

Many university grads overqualified for their current positions,, Drishti Kataria, Jan 7, 2016

Canada must develop people with the skills the modern job market requires, The Globe and Mail, Don Drummond, Ross Finnie and Harvey Weingarten, October 20, 2015

Connecting the dots - Helping students develop ‘transferable’ skills, The Toronto Sun, Linda White, September 24, 2015

To diversify our economy, we must build workers’ essential skills, The Globe and Mail, Janet Lane, July 2, 2015

Survey finds employers feel PSE is not preparing graduates for required roles,, April, 2015.

A Battle We Can't Afford To Lose: Getting Young Canadians From Education to Employment, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, October 2014

Canada’s hidden skills gap, Ottawa Citizen, Jane Lane, March 25, 2014

Dear Undergrads: Your degree was never intended to land you a job, Globe and Mail, Todd Hirsch, September 26, 2013

Trades Alberta: Apprenticeship completion vital to health of trades, Edmonton Journal, Cailynn Klingbeil, July 4, 2013


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