The EmployerOne survey engaged employers in the City of Brantford, Brant County, Haldimand County, Norfolk County, Six Nations of the Grand River, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit. The report summarizes the results of the survey and provides valuable insight into the area’s labour market.

EmployerOne 2019 Results

360 employers completed the 2019 EmployerOne Survey. 101 of these businesses and organizations filled out a version of the survey conducted last summer.

84% of employers hired in 2018

70% of employers anticipate hiring in 2019

54% of employers had hard-to-fill positions

#1 reason for this: Not Enough Applicants

79% of employers support ongoing staff training

2019 Survey Results Are In

Here’s a breakdown of 2019 results by key economic sectors. A full, detailed report is also available.

Thanks to all the local employers who fill out our community’s 6th annual EmployerOne survey..

More than 250 employers in the Grand Erie region participated in January, sharing information about the success and challenges they’ve had attracting and retaining employees.

The survey focuses on hiring plans, skills shortages, hard-to-fill jobs, the need for job training, and many other HR issues.

The findings based on the 2019 survey are now being analyzed. They will be released publicly soon.

Employers who have questions can contact the Workforce Planning Board.

Phone: 519-756-1116

Click here to email

2019 Final Report


2019 Spotlight On HR Planning