While other markets face long recoveries ahead, forecasts for environmental employment demand are positive with job openings anticipated to approach a quarter million by 2029.
Investing in human capital is vital to the success of Canada’s green economy and is a shared responsibility among employers, workers, governments and educators. Workforce attraction, retention and development strategies and solutions help ensure an adequate supply of skilled workers to meet the environmental human resource needs of today and in the years to come.
In this webinar, Claudine Vidallo and Geni Peters will discuss the structure of the environmental labour force across Canada, forecasted job growth and hiring needs between 2020 to 2029, and what that means for you.
Key takeaways from this webinar include:
- Monitoring and responding to environmental workforce trends
- Transitioning to a more digitized medium of learning
- Employee retention through upskilling in both technical and soft skills
- Facilitating succession planning
- Diversifying candidates to include more women, youth, immigrants, and Indigenous peoples in the hiring process
- Tools to help individuals move forward in strengthening the environmental sector