On this page you’ll find City of Toronto Workforce Development success stories about job seekers, employer partnerships and employment initiatives. New stories will be added throughout the year.
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Read about how someone struggling with addictions turned their life around and took the first steps in a new employment field.
Read about the steps a newcomer took to improve her employability, and ultimately find success on a new career path.
Read about how a sixty-something unemployed man overcame challenges and found support to rejoin the labour market.
Learn how a young person pursued his career path through the HYPE program.
Read about a newcomer's journey from unemployment to working for a large digital document company.
Read about how a City of Toronto training program helped a new graduate obtain employment in his field.
Learn how an internationally-educated newcomer found a job through the Partnership to Advance Youth Employment.
Find out how a digital skills program helped a client secure a paid internship that led to full-time employment.
Read how an unemployed IT worker got back on his career path through job readiness and work placement support.
Read how a refugee went from living in a shelter to finding employment and an apartment for his family.
Read about how a newcomer used his skills and experience to achieve his employment goals with the help of the Job Incentive Program.
Read about a client's journey from a networking event to landing her dream job through the Investing in Neighbourhoods program.
Learn how the Art Connections program provided foreign-trained professional artists the opportunity to share their work.
Read about how one client is working towards his employment goals through the support of PAYE and NPower Canada.