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Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month — November

November is Career and Workforce Development Month in Manitoba. Career and workforce development benefits industry, communities and residents and will assist Manitoba in building an available, diversified and skilled labour force, now and into the future.

The month of November will help to inspire Manitobans and showcase the tremendous amount of career and workforce development opportunities, supports and services that we have right here at home. Get involved in the many events and activities organized to support the career development planning process. All Manitoban’s are encouraged to plan or promote a related event (see below) and/or attend an event to learn more.

Minister's Proclamation

Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month Proclamation

Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month

Minister's Proclamation (Adobe PDF 1.08 MB)


Host an Event!!

Your organization plays a major role in supporting Manitobans in making informed and effective work and learning choices.

Showcase your efforts and attract your target audience to your services by hosting an event during Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month. An event could be a symposium, tradeshow, speaker session, open house, company/organization facility tour or other. Be creative! This is your opportunity to spread the word about exciting careers, training and workforce development opportunities in Manitoba.

Poster (Adobe PDF 683 KB)
Fillable Poster (Adobe PDF 683 KB)

Other Career Related Resource Links

Advanced Education is your link to post-secondary and adult-focused programs & services. Adult Learning and Literacy has information on improving your literacy skills, the Mature Student Diploma and the GED. Private Vocational Institutions can answer questions or concerns about the institution you are attending. Need financial assistance? Let Manitoba Student Aid be your guide.

Apprenticeship Manitoba: The Future is in Your Hands - With apprenticeship, you get paid to learn valuable, in-demand skills on your way to a rewarding career in the skilled trades. On this website, you’ll find out what apprenticeship has to offer from real people involved in the skilled trades. Read their blogs to follow them on their journey, as they share their experiences getting hands-on training in actual workplaces.

Training and Employment Services (formerly Employment Manitoba) provides employment services across Manitoba including: employment needs assessment, employment/career counselling, referrals to community agencies, Job Referral services for Northern Hydro Generating Stations and Red River Floodway Expansion, job search assistance, computer access, Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) advisory services, and additional employment services.

Alliance of Manitoba Sector Councils (AMSC) is a diverse group of 16 industry sector associations. Our goals are to encourage cooperation between sectors, to strengthen the skills of our Manitoba workforce, and to promote productivity and economic development through innovative collaborative projects.

TechFutures Program helps young entrepreneurs get a technology driven business idea up and running by providing funding, training and counselling for selected recipients.

Manitoba Career Prospects is a career exploration program connecting educators, school counsellors, parents and youth with Manitoba business and industry. They also organize career awareness events such as the Opening Doors Parents Career Expo.