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Sarnia Lambton Business Week 2014 - see events page for details!

Current Indicators

Unemployment Rate (%)
2014 Unemployment Rates January February March  April May June  July  August
Sarnia Lambton 8.2 8.6 8.6 8.9 9.0 9.3 9.1 8.9
Chatham Kent 7.8 8.4 8.9 9.5 9.5 9.3 8.7 8.5
Windsor Essex 6.8 6.8 7.0 7.4 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.6
Economic Region 570 7.3 7.2 7.8 8 8.5 8.1 8.3 7.8

See our latest information in Publications:

Labour Market Review : Agriculture 2014

Workforce Focus:  Commuting, September 2014

Profile - 2013-2014 - Life in Sarnia Lambton!

Workforce Focus, July 2014

Latest edition of the Global Talent Employers' Guide and the Global Talent Workers' Guide.

Labour Market Information.

View the interview with Catherine Gordon, Ph.D. SLWDB Reasearch Associate.

Check out the new Mentorship Program brochure!

The Sarnia Lambton Mentorship Program would like to thank…

Rob Taylor, General Manager, Industrial Educational Cooperative, for mentoring an individual in the field of Human Resources. 

Also thanks to…
Jane Qi, CGA, Financial Analyst who mentored a recent graduate of Business Administration, specializing in the field of accounting.

The Sarnia Lambton Mentorship Program is a pre-employment program which connects individuals who are new to their career field in Sarnia Lambton with experienced professionals in the same or similar career field. Mentors help job seekers gain:
* an understanding of local work culture and job specific terminology
* knowledge of industry specific job search strategies
* access to professional networks 
* increased self confidence
For more information on becoming a mentor or a mentee contact Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board at 519-332-0000.


Thank You!

The Sarnia Lambton Mentorship Program would like to thank the Organization for Literacy in Lambton for their participation as a host worksite for the mentorship program.  Pictured at left is Sandra Richardson-Ross, the General Manager for the Organization for Literacy in Lambton. On the right is Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper, Margaret Holmes.  As a mentor, Margaret coached a mentee in job search techniques, work culture, networking and interview skills over a series of 12 one-hour sessions.

Thank you Organization for Literacy in Lambton!

Organizations and individuals interested in mentoring in the Mentorship Program can contact Bevin Perdu at 519-332-0000 or



Skills Work!  Summer Camp for boys and girls going into grades 7 and 8.
Held at Lambton College, Sarnia
July 14-18, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily
Cost $150

Click on the Poster below for Registration information.

The Summer Camp is now filled!
NEW!  Sarnia Lambton Mentorship Program expands!  See the new eligibility criteria!

Are you a skilled immigrant looking to find employment in your profession?
Sarnia Lambton Immigrant Mentorship program

Read more about this program by clicking on the link above!



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Visit our Publications section to read the new Local Labour Market Plan - Sarnia Lambton 2014/2015 !

Read all about the 2013-2014 Sarnia Lambton Labour Market Plan under Publications!

Workforce 2020: Fuelling tomorrow's talent in Sarnia Lambton

Workforce 2020 is our community's strategic workforce action plan.
Fuelling tomorrow's talent!

Want to learn about training and education opportunities that are available in your community? The SLWDB AssetMap is a one-stop shop for finding all the information you need to build your career.



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