Working Group 4 – Workforce
Committee co-chairs :
Nathalie Drouin
Executive Director and Professor
KHEOPS, ESG UQÀM École des sciences de la gestion
Mélissa Touré
Transport and Logistics Leader
Décathlon
Working Group 4 - Workforce
Mandate

Promote the sector to future workers by showcasing the opportunities this industry has to offer and accentuating training and employee retention policies in the industry’s companies.

Objectives

Fill the urgent need for new talent in this sector by focusing on concrete actions to attract new talent.

Promote the opportunities offered by the industry to young people and people looking for a new career.

Achievements

Third edition of Career Day:

  • 57 booths
  • 1,800 participants
  • 400 students present (high school and college)
  • Presence of simulators and trucks
  • Conferences on the transport trades

Conducting a Think Tank with more than 100 young people to target the attraction and recruitment issues faced by the industry.

Participation in the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal (CCMM) Interconnection Workshop – Sectoral conferences in freight transport.

Participation in the work of the committee on training and job matching of the Conseil Emploi Métropole as a member of the board of directors.

Attendance at the 2018 immigration fair to promote jobs in transportation and logistics.

Participation in the work of the committee of “I choose Montréal” initiative.

Promotion of jobs and training in transportation and logistics by issuing newsletters dedicated to employment.

Participation in the training and job-matching committee of the Maritime Strategy Secretariat.

Participation in the creation of a new ACS in transportation and logistics (André-Laurendeau, Champlain and Lionel-Groulx CEGEPS).

Participation in sector studies:

  • Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre de l’industrie maritime on the needs for land-based maritime professions
  • Maritime Strategy Secretariat on training and job matching.

Presentation of the trades, skills of the future and job prospects in transportation and logistics to graduate students and students in several CEGEPs and high schools.

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