There’s a shortage of skilled workers in Canada. A shrinking talent pool, lack of quality skills training programs and youth reluctant to enter the skilled trades are some of the factors creating a shortfall with no end in sight.
Canada West Foundation (CWF) proposes an innovative solution to help employers build the workforce they need now and in the future. CWF’s latest What Now? brief, Rapid Employee Upskilling and Reskilling, provides principles upon which to build on-the-job skills training programs that meet the needs and interests of employers and job seekers.