Tag: HR Processes

  • Published: 28 November 2022

    Securing Canada’s Fish and Seafood Workforce – Final Report

    In this in depth report, the issues that are facing Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood sector come to the surface, while also exploring various ways to work through these concerns. For example, in 2017, 1,800 job vacancies in the fish and seafood sector went unfilled due to the lack of available workers in regions where processing plants are located, and an additional 2,500 workers will be needed over the next five years to replace retirees (7,500 by 2030). This technical report summarizes the main findings and conclusions from various components of an extensive labour market information study undertaken in 2017- 2018. Highlighting specific challenges the industry is facing like labour shortages, direct issues from a lack of HR support and a decreasing supply of lower-skilled production-level workers. While also shedding light on possible solutions for these concerns by giving suggestions like regional solutions, creating ties with educational institutions and Indigenous People or findings ways for governments and employers to work together. These are innovative recommendations for near term, medium term and even long term to help address many issues that the Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood sector are facing.

  • Published: 11 October 2022

    Labour Market Information Survey

    With so many companies and processors in the food and beverage industry struggling with employment, such as hiring, vacancy, retention and etc. this survey report, Labour Market Information Survey looks at some of key issues that might be contributing to this. There were 740 food and beverage companies that were surveyed across Canada from Atlantic Canada to British Colombia in a variety of sectors, to make sure a comprehensive view was seen. Different aspects were examined like industry training, government programs, HR processes and more to really understand the challenges the industry as whole is facing.