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What YPs are Reading

The Pew Research Center has reported that nearly a quarter of American adults had not read a single book in 2013. No books at all. Not a paperback, an eBook, or even listened to an audiobook. The number of non-book-readers has nearly tripled since 1978. People in general are just reading less, which is a…

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Top 5 Things YPs Need to Know About the Hamilton Labour Market

Every year, Workforce Planning Hamilton asks local employers about their hiring challenges, jobs in demand, recruitment methods and more. This year, 293 employers responded and this is what they had to say: 1. 61% of employers hired recently graduated post-secondary students in 2016. The industries that hired the most post-secondary students were: Healthcare and social…

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How to Become Fearlessly Creative & Have Better Ideas More Often

Tuesday, 10 a.m., Boardroom. You’ve just been invited to a huge brainstorming meeting with your team and the goal is to come up with a good idea for an upcoming project. Right away, you might be hoping that someone creative will be at this meeting because you don’t have any good ideas contribute. Well, according…

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The Art of the Staycation: How to enjoy Reading Week in your own city

Ah, reading week! A whole week dedicated to doing whatever you want! Well, budget allowing. If you don’t have the luxury or time to jet off to the Caribbean for the week and choose to stay put instead: Be a tourist in your own city! Staycations are the best kind of trip you can get…

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