// What Are
Many organizations struggle to find individuals with the skills they need, either due to a lack of qualified candidates or an inability to connect with them. To help meet the demand for qualified candidates, TALENT equips professionals with industry-focused skills and ensures employers know exactly where to find them.
Let's Close The Skills Gap
In Canada, there is a gap between the large numbers of post-secondary graduates, their respective training, and the needs of real-world employers. TALENT’s mission is to close this gap by better preparing students for future opportunities, and by better supporting employers to communicate their needs and connect with skilled professionals.
Ontario Chamber of Commerce members cited finding someone with the proper qualifications is their top challenge.
small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) identified skills shortages as a major competitive challenge.
employers say skills requirements will increase over the next decade.
annual GDP is foregone because of skills shortages in Ontario
// Be Industry Ready
Build the skills today for the industries of tomorrow.
Canada’s labour force is undergoing a digital transformation while also recovering from a pandemic-induced economic slowdown. In these extraordinary times, the opportunities to innovate, grow, and prepare for the high-growth jobs of tomorrow are endless.