// What Are
Many organizations struggle to find individuals with the skills they need, either due to a lack of qualified candidates or an inability to connect with them. To help meet the demand for qualified candidates, TALENT equips professionals with industry-focused skills and ensures employers know exactly where to find them.
Stats About Skills Gaps
Employers are finding it increasingly difficult to evaluate the legitimacy and quality of training and education programs. In response, portfolio approaches (including e-portfolios), “badging platforms,” hackathons and work-integrated learning are increasingly being used by employers to assess competencies.
adults in Canada participate in formal and non-formal learning
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// Master The Skills That Matter
Learners are always in high demand. Whether you’re a student weighing your career options, or an experienced professional reimagining your career path, TALENT helps you identify the skills you need to get ahead and master them in the way you want.
Welcome to the ‘Age of Analytics’. Learn how to make data-driven decisions — a powerful skillset that will impact business strategy for years to come.
Exceptional customer experience is no longer the exception — it's the rule. In the digital economy, mastering Customer Experience (CX) Design will set you apart.
Learn the fundamentals of customer relationship management (CRM) to prepare for the Salesforce Administrator certification exam and for the jobs of the future.
Proficiency in cloud-based computing is a foundational skill for the modern economy. Master the basics of Microsoft Azure’s versatile cloud platform and benefit from its many applications.
Landing the jobs of tomorrow — including machine learning, AI, and big data — means learning the foundational data analytics skills today.
TALENT's dementia care microcredentials equip healthcare workers with the necessary skills to provide exceptional patient-centred care.
Technology is transforming how we work, live, and learn. Gain the skills needed to guide digital transformations across a range of industries.
Campaigns, customer journeys, SEO, and SEM. Learn the skills needed to launch a versatile career in digital marketing.
The energy sector is rapidly evolving and project delivery and efficient operations are vital to the future of energy development.
International TALENT Program (ITP) provides international students the tools and opportunities to find employment with Canada’s top employers.
In the tech industry, there is an enormous leap from university to the professional world. TALENT helps connect learners to the right resources they need to enhance their skillsets, all while helping them utilize their passions! This is crucial for job candidates looking to stand out and land their dream jobs.
Anirudh Mungre // Alumni
Bachelor of Engineering, Ontario Tech University, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Setting yourself apart is important, especially in nursing where everyone has the same license and degree as you. TALENT helps students and alumni determine how they should invest their time and effort as it relates to skills development. They advise on which skills are in-demand right now and they have valuable insight into future skills needs. Students can be confident that they are receiving accurate guidance as TALENT works alongside industry leaders to ensure students are able to find meaningful employment.
Taaha Ijaz // Alumni
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Ontario Tech University, Faculty of Health Sciences
Professional athletes still practice and multi-platinum recording artists still rehearse. To be competitive—not just compliant—we must continually challenge ourselves to get better at our respective craft. Skill development resources, such as TALENT's microcredentials, help learners do exactly that. Whether you're looking to perfect an existing skill or develop a new skill altogether, TALENT will lead you to success and help you remain meaningfully employed throughout your working life.
Dan Walters // Staff
Practicum and Internship Coordinator, Ontario Tech University, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities