About Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin

The Workforce Planning Board functions as a neutral broker of research, disseminator of information, and facilitator of collaborative partnership development. Operating as part of Workforce Planning Ontario, it is one of 26 local planning board areas funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to conduct and distribute local labour market research and engage community stakeholders in a planning process that supports local solutions to local issues.
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The Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin is looking for local Manufacturers to participate in Manufacturing Day 2017!

Inspire The Next Generation of Manufacturers! Manufacturing Day is an opportunity for Manufacturers to show their communities what they do, highlight the economic importance of Manufacturing, and draw attention to rewarding Manufacturing careers. By participating in Manufacturing Day, you’ll join other Manufacturers in showcasing modern jobs and technologies. Manufacturing Day is for students, parents, educators, [...]

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Employer One Survey Results – Manufacturing Sector

by: Carol Simpson C.I.M., P.Mgr. C.Mgr. Executive Director, Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin In January 2017, 571 businesses across Waterloo Wellington and Dufferin gave us feedback on workforce issues through their participation in the Employer One Survey 2017. MIN is one of 32 community partners who help us get the word out to local businesses to [...]

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The 2017 EmployerOne Survey Results Are In

Hear what over 570 employers in Waterloo Wellington Dufferin had to say about their current and future workforce. Following the formal presentation, you are invited to participate in a conversation to help us build solutions for the future. Thursday, April 6, 2017 1 pm – 3 pm Who Should Attend? Employers, human resource professionals, economic developers, regional/county [...]

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Waterloo Wellington Dufferin Quarterly Job Demand Report

The Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin presents this free quarterly report about the online job postings taking place within the Waterloo Wellington Dufferin area.  The report includes thejob postings by website source, top locations, major NOC and by type.  It also includes the top 10 occupations (by 4 Digit NOC) being posted. Please click the [...]

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The EmployerOne Survey is Now Open!

The EmployerOne Survey officially opened on January 2nd and will remain open until January 31, 2016. It is being conducted in Waterloo, Wellington and Dufferin by the Workforce Planning Board.  It is being conducted simultaneously in other parts of the province through other members of the Workforce Planning Ontario Network. EmployerOne Survey is designed to get detailed information while respecting the employer’s confidentiality and [...]

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Take Part in the EmployerOne Survey to communicate your workforce needs to an engaged community of solution providers

Employers who complete the EmployerOne Survey communicate their workforce needs  to an engaged community of solution providers: colleges, universities, school boards, employment service providers and business associations. By sharing their information annually, employers take inventory of their workforce activities, begin to identify their individual trends and create an industry, and community, picture of where workforce resources [...]

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Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day started out in the United States in 2011 as a movement to dispel the myths about the industry and promote careers within it. During the event, manufacturers open their doors and showcase what manufacturing is really about. By 2013, 848 events were hosted by manufacturers and organizations in the United States and for [...]

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