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Life after Auto and Jobs First Durham

Please join us launch Life After Auto website and Jobs First Durham tool on Wednesday, September 18, 9:30 a.m. at Core 21 Oshawa.

Life After Auto

Durham Region auto workers, including the affected Durham Region supply chain auto workers will have access to a website with all the information from the Employment Ontario Service Providers to assist with information and referral.

This site will host information about community support organizations who can help with job search, resume creation and workshops.  The site provides links to the adult upgrading providers and our local post secondary institutions and a searchable list of occupation profiles with custom local labour market information.

Jobs First Durham

The DWA is proud to launch the release of Jobs First Durham (JFD), searchable web aggregator of Durham Region Jobs from  national, provincial, and local job boards to make searching for your next job in Durham Region easier and custom data reports that incorporate the existing DWA data portal and enhances the information available with features such as labour market graphs, tables, and more.

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