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DDSB Internship Experience

The DWA has been very happy to partner with the Durham District School Board (DDSB) for an unpaid internship for one of their DDSB Adult…

Digital Support for Local Businesses

Starting or running a business is an incredible undertaking as you try to manage your time, money, and other resources to create and maintain a…

October 2020 Labour Force Survey Report

The Durham Workforce Authority is releasing the October 2020 edition of the Durham Labour Force Report.  This report provides accurate, timely, and easy to understand…

Do It In Durham Entrepreneurship Week 2020

Now in its 8th year, ‘Do It In Durham’ hosted by the Business Advisory Centre of Durham, (BACD) is Durham Region’s opportunity to learn about,…

September 2020 Durham Labour Force Survey Report

The September 2020 report presents some encouraging numbers, including a decrease of 300 individuals not participating in the labour force, an increase of 700 individuals in the total labour force and an increase of 4,600 employed residents.

Ironworkers

Behind the Numbers – Skilled Trades Deficits in Durham Region

Labour Shortages Labour shortages refer to a lack of candidates for a specific job in a specific labour market. In other words, a labour shortage…

Jobs First Durham

Jobs First Durham Job Tools – Tying it all Together

Over the past few weeks. the DWA has outlined the various Job Tools offered by Jobs First Durham to make searching for work easier for…

Student Spotlight – Connor

My time as a summer student with the DWA has been a great opportunity to further develop my research skills with a community centered focus.…

Student Spotlight – Brendan

I started working for the Durham Workforce Authority as a student in the summer of 2020. Having recently graduated from university with an undergraduate in…

Student Spotlight – Katrina

The day in the life of a DWA summer research assistant consists of starting your day with a very big cup of coffee and sitting…