Future Skills

Impact of Digitalization on Tourism Jobs: Do We Still Need People?

The COVID pandemic has accelerated the impact of digitalization on tourism, and significant changes to business models and operational needs have triggered major workforce shifts. COVID has demonstrated the need for digitalization to help businesses be more resilient and able to respond to disruptive events such as catastrophic weather (e.g., hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes), bear markets, …

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Invitation to Identify Future Skills Needs

Tourism HR Canada is gathering input from employers, Indigenous representatives, and students to inform the launch of our pan-Canadian Tourism Competency Framework. We are currently developing a Future Skills Competency Framework tool to help businesses, job-seekers, and industry professionals in the tourism sector. Feedback will help to ensure the Future Skills Competency Framework will best …

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Join Industry Consultations to Set New Canadian Tourism Standards

Tourism HR Canada is extremely grateful for all the industry professionals who have shared insights into their occupations over the past few months, enabling us to build new occupational standards using the Future Skills Framework. The framework and these standards will help Canada’s tourism sector align the current and future skills of individuals in the …

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Feed Into the Tourism Future Skills Framework

Tourism HR Canada has now held over 50 sessions with industry professionals from across the country to review individual skills—or competencies—required across tourism, as part of the Future Skills Framework project. We now have a fully validated framework, marking an important milestone in the project. These individual competencies will be the ‘building blocks’ for a …

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Levelling Up: Join New Future Skills Validation Phase

Tourism HR Canada has now held over 50 sessions with industry professionals from across the country to review individual skills—or competencies—required across tourism, as part of the Future Skills Framework project. We now have a fully validated framework, marking an important milestone in the project. These individual competencies will be the ‘building blocks’ for a …

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Feed into Pan-Canadian Standards for Cooking

Tourism HR Canada is continuing to work with experts from across Canada to build the Future Skills Framework: a comprehensive set of competencies for our sector. To make sure these reflect today’s tourism workplaces, we’ve held dozens of consultation sessions with professionals with a wide range of tourism-related experience. We are currently looking for anyone …

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Calling Adventure Guides and Travel Services Experts to Build A Stronger Tourism Sector

Tourism HR Canada has continued building the Future Skills Framework, a federally funded three-year project compiling a comprehensive bank of the competencies required in tourism. For a set of online sessions to be held from September 21 to October 1, we are looking for tourism professionals with recent experience in either adventure guiding or travel …

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Your Expertise Is Needed: Help Us Build a Stronger Tourism Sector

Tourism HR Canada has continued building the Future Skills Framework, a federally funded three-year project compiling a comprehensive bank of the competencies required in tourism. The completed framework will help minimize skills and labour mismatches in tourism and guide job seekers, educators, and governments as they identify current and emerging skills demands in tourism workplaces. We’re …

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