I can Handle That

How the soft skills help students find a great career in the trades The day starts like every other day for Pete the plumber. He’s part of a group of tradespeople who are doing a pretty significant home renovation. Today it’s time for him to hook up the sink in the bathroom. He spent last […]

Skilled Trades are for Everybody!!!

Career Expo highlights opportunities in trades for women and those that identify as women Talk about a golden opportunity: Women currently make up 48% of the workforce, but they only comprise roughly 4% of the sector that in Ontario alone needs more than 190,000 workers — the skilled trades.  These are successful, rewarding careers that […]

Job Opportunities in Trades

The jobs of the future are the jobs of the past (sorta’…) How job opportunities in the trades are driving employment in post-pandemic Ontario According to a Royal Bank of Canada report  released last month, there is an immediate and urgent need for workers in the skilled trades, and that shortage is only going to […]

Exploring Your Future in the Trades

Careers in the skilled trades are booming. Stats Canada has estimated that one million skilled trade workers will be needed by the year 2025. This will be the largest sector for employment in the near future.  Plumbers, electricians, millwrights, cabinetmakers, mechanics…these are the careers that most people think about when they hear about the trades. […]

Conestoga Career Centre – Services, Supports & Upcoming Events

JMPI Orientation | 9:00-9:30am on Tuesdays, delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing Supports: Meet with our Employer Liaison team to discuss networking, screening, as well as marketing yourself with a focus on making contacts and relationship building with employers. Registration Process: Connect with your Career Work Coach to determine if this service would support your goals at this time. […]