Métiers spécialisés

Les métiers spécialisés incluent quatre catégories principales : la construction, le transport, l’industrie manufacturière et les services.

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Advice to female welders from female welders

How welding revealed inner confidence and strength for a group of Chicago-area women. “You’re going to hear some pretty interesting backstories today,” Reich said. On the outside of his office door hung a picture of nine female welders—his students, past and present. Nine women in one program. “That’s pretty uncommon,” I said. He agreed. Usually, he has one or two, but not this many, he said.

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How To Avoid Career Complacency (Blog Post)

Whether you refer to it as your quarter- or mid-life crisis, boredom with your current role, or stagnation in your company, it is important to know when it’s time to adjust, pivot, or begin something new in your professional world. Career complacency can sneak up on you or quietly brew day by day. In order to avoid finding yourself unfulfilled, dissatisfied, or simply burned out in your current position, ask yourself five questions.

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Ask an Exec: Dealing with Difficult Conversations at Work

Did you notice? The title of this article is not “Dealing with difficult people” but, instead, it’s about “difficult conversations”. Don’t think there’s a difference? Then you might find some surprises here. Speaking as a panellist during a webinar regarding difficult conversations, Betty Chan-Bauza explained: “Sometimes, the hardest conversations aren’t with people we would consider ‘difficult.’ They’re with people who like you and respect you; who mean a lot to you.”

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Women, welding, and a changing cultural landscape

There’s been a shift in America’s cultural landscape, and while the change has been a long time coming, it seems as if a seismic event happened at some point in late 2017. Politics, business, and art have all felt tremors as a litany of powerful men were exposed as criminally abusive bullies. Cosby, Weinstein, Spacey, Moore, Simmons, Lauer, Batali—apex predators at the top of the food chain whose ivory towers crumbled under the weight of their sins.

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Actims Award & Bursaries

The Women In Trades Awards/Bursaries Program was created to recognize women who are members of the Canadian Building Trades, and to bring awareness of employment opportunities for women in the skilled trades. This annual award/bursaries program provides 3 recipients each with $1,500, for a total of $4,500 in awards.

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Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear Saskatchewan Inc.

Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear Saskatchewan Inc. (WIM/WiN-SK) offers a great opportunity to connect, network and share experiences with other people who work in the mining and nuclear industries, no matter what your role in the sectors are. It’s a venue to hear stories on workplace best practices and career development, and to share challenges and success stories, in both social and professional environments.

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Skilled Futures in Energy

There are many careers available in the energy sector and demand for skilled workers only continues to grow with it. In this virtual experience, you can explore some highlights captured from two exciting opportunities in both the EV Automotive Technology and Tidal Energy industries.

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Impostor syndrome is genuine threat to women’s workplace advancement

So here’s my dirty little secret: I’m an impostor. There, I said it. It only took me 20 years and lots of sleepless nights worrying about what other people might think. But now that it’s out in the open, the truth, I believe, will set me free. What I’m talking about – for those business associates and friends who might be a bit nervous at this point – is the much-discussed “impostor syndrome.” That’s the phenomenon whereby high-achieving individuals think they don’t belong – that they’re frauds and it’s only a matter of time before everybody figures them out.

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Childcare Is a Business Issue

Moving forward, employer-provided child care could also influence where we work. Employers that provide high-quality childcare will not only differentiate themselves from the competition but will also create a “sticky” benefit that fosters retention. Employees are less likely to move to a new job if it also means moving their childcare from an environment they love and trust.

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BGC Canada

BGC’s mission is to provide safe, supportive places where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life.

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Ontario College of Trades: Women in the Trades

The trades are not “a man’s world”. All are welcome to experience what the trades are about – all the hands-on elements are teachable. Women perform just as well as men in the trades. Women also bring many additional skills and perspectives, such as collaborative communication styles, great attention to detail, and empathy, which are recognized by many employers in the trades as important and valuable.

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Developing Trans-Inclusive Career Resources for Students

Equity, diversity and inclusion are high-priority values across the post-secondary sector, with institutions aspiring toward social justice principles in all areas of their mission and operations. If post-secondary institutions are committed to supporting and equipping each and every student, it is a shared responsibility to consider the diversity of identities and experiences within student populations.

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Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship Program

Sheet Metal Workers lay out, fabricate, assemble, weld, install and service the following: ducting, spouting, fittings cabinets, gutters, copings, flashings, supporting devices, wall systems, building envelope, ornamental work and integral equipment associated with the blowpipe, air pollution, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, roofing, restaurant, kitchen, marine installations and hospital equipment.

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