Success Story Spotlights
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.
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.