Michel Cournoyer

Michel Cournoyer has written 9551 posts for Job Market Monitor

Le Compte Personnel de Formation (CPF) en France – L’Espace des Organismes de Formation

Construisons ensemble le futur espace organisme de formation EDOF est un portail qui référence les organismes délivrant des formations ou des actions éligibles au CPF. Pour que les titulaires de ce compte de formation puissent choisir puis acheter une formation ou une prestation, vous devez impérativement être référencé dans EDOF. Extraits choisis par le Moniteur … Continue reading

La Démographie au Canada – Le poids du Québec à près de 20 % en 2043

Alors que plusieurs pays développés devraient voir leur population diminuer, la population du Canada devrait croître au cours des 50 prochaines années, en grande partie sous l’effet d’une immigration soutenue. Toutefois, cette croissance démographique est susceptible de varier d’une région à l’autre du pays; la population de certaines provinces et de certains territoires pourrait augmenter, alors que … Continue reading

Canada – 55 million by 2068

While the populations of many developed countries are expected to decrease, Canada’s population is projected to grow over the next 50 years, largely because of strong immigration. Population growth, however, is likely to vary across the country, with the population of some provinces and territories increasing and others decreasing. As a result, the provinces and … Continue reading

Future of Work and Mega Trends – How do you feel about them ?

Technological breakthroughs Rapid advances in technological innovation Automation, robotics and AI are advancing quickly, dramatically changing the nature and number of jobs available. Technology has the power to improve our lives, raising productivity, living standards and average life span, and free people to focus on personal fulfilment. But it also brings the threat of social … Continue reading

Future of Work in US – Regional innovation hubs

Artificial intelligence andemerging technologies have enabled automation to scale and pose legitimate workforce threats. However, these innovations are creating new jobs and recreating old ones that together shape the building blocks of a future workforce. This dynamic opportunity engine is driven in large part by a fast expanding innovation ecosystem that combines a bevy of … Continue reading

 Job vacancy in Europe – Euro Area rate at 2.3%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.3% in the second quarter of 2019, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was also … Continue reading

US – Few rigorous evaluations exist to measure the success of government-funded training programs the Council of Economic Advisers says

For the first time since the Government began tracking job openings nearly 20 years ago, there are more job openings in the United States than unemployed people looking for work. In fact, there are over 1.6 million more job openings than unemployed people. Because of the Trump Administration’s pro-growth policies, the American worker is in … Continue reading

Job Market for People with Disabilities Continues to Grow

By Lucy Wyndham “With the U.S. unemployment rate at just 3.7% – roughly a half-century low – employers have increasingly considered job applicants they often overlooked in the first stages of what is now a record-long economic expansion,” writes Barbara Goldberg for Reuters. According to National Public Radio, meanwhile, the unemployment is “the lowest in nearly … Continue reading

Compte Personnel de Formation en France – Les employeurs

Depuis le 1er janvier 2015, quelle que soit la taille de votre entreprise, vous devez intégrer le dispositif CPF à votre politique de ressources humaines et de formation. Chaque année, le compte activité de votre salarié est alimenté en droits CPF en fonction de la durée de son temps de travail. La déclaration des données sociales … Continue reading

Returns of Education – The returns to higher education have increased the most

The pattern of economic rates of return to investments in education can help us to understand the benefits of schooling. It was common knowledge that the returns to education were highest for the primary level of education and lower for subsequent levels. Recent evidence suggests that the pattern has changed. Since the 1980s, the returns … Continue reading

Automation in US – The differing impact on men and women’s work

Advances in automation and digital technologies are undoubtedly changing the nature of work. Technology creates jobs, often in unpredictable ways, but it also displaces jobs. Some of the routine tasks that make up jobs can now be automated, making some occupations obsolete and displacing workers. Workers affected by technological change can find work in alternative … Continue reading

Labour Costs in EU (QII, 2019) – Rose by 3.1%

Hourly labour costs rose by 2.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 3.1% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2019, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the first quarter of 2019, hourly labour costs increased by 2.5% and 2.7% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical … Continue reading

ICT Technicians in EU – 1.9 million employees (2017), 46% in ICT services and 54% in rest of economy

ICT technicians support the design, development, installation, operation, testing, and problem-solving of hardware and software. This mid-level occupation is predominantly male; women represent only 17% of its employment. Some 1.9 million people were working as ICT technicians in the EU in 2017, 200 000 more than in 2006. Demand growth has slowed, though. Advancements in … Continue reading

Jobs and Skills – What’s Trending

Technology is driving change in the job market; change that can be tracked by the speed of growth, according to a new study from Boston Consulting Group and Burning Glass Technologies. The study examines more than 95 million online job postings over three years to identify both the fastest-growing jobs and fastest-growing skills in the … Continue reading

50 And Over in UK – The average age of exit of the labour market has increased by 2.3 years since 1996

This publication details the trends over time in the economic labour market status of individuals aged 50 and over. Analysis is provided on the three headline measures announced in the Fuller Working Lives (FWL) Strategy 2017 that the government use to monitor progress on FWL. The UK has an ageing population and workforce, therefore, it … Continue reading

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