Job Seeker & Employee Survey

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to job seekers & employees: survey finds

Our Job Seeker Survey collected insights from 500 job seekers and employees in Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Six Nations and New Credit.

The survey sought to get the perspective and lived experience of Grand Erie region residents. The Workforce Planning Board has regularly surveyed business owners and employers about issues important to them, including challenges attracting and keeping staff. But the voice of workers has been missing.

The Workforce Planning Board, with help from community partners, surveyed almost 500 local residents in 2019.

The survey found that many people feel they are underemployed, with many people saying that they are unable to use their skills and experience regularly at work.

Results from unemployed residents also revealed top barriers to finding work, including lack of job postings with good pay and limited transportation. Many respondents also offered insight into why people quit work. Major reasons for quitting included unaccommodated health concerns and unpredictable work schedules.

Read the Job Seeker & Employee Survey report to get more details about the findings. There are also 3 infographics that highlight survey findings by gender, age group and education attainment.

You can also watch 2 videos about Recruitment and Retention.

Job Seeker & Employee Survey videos

Job Seeker & Employee Survey infographics

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We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.

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