Toronto, recognized as one of the “World’s Most Economically Powerful Cities,” is home to a booming innovation economy. More than 14,600 technology companies are based in the region, according to the City of Toronto, sparking a demand for high-skilled, tech-savvy talent in three critical areas: information assurance and cyber security, regulatory affairs, and project management
The City of Toronto has committed to taking a “leadership role in the digital world with respect to consumer privacy.” Cyber crime attacks cost Canada $3 billion in 2013, according to a report by leading cyber security company Symantec. As that number increases, the firm, which has an office in Toronto, notes the industry is expected to experience a projected shortfall of 1.5 million professionals globally by 2019.
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Come 2020, 15.7 million new project management jobs will be created, according to the Project Management Institute. In Ontario alone, project management and supervision positions were among the top 10 occupations employers told the Conference Board of Canada that they were experiencing difficulty trying to fill. In a separate survey by Accenture, project management was listed as a top skill set Canadian business executives needed more of in their organization.
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The Conference Board of Canada recently reported that regulatory affairs was among one of Canada’s top industries experiencing a talent shortage. Of the talent needed, however, are those prepared for more supervisory- and professional-level roles, with 77% of those positions going unfilled, according to BioTalent Canada’s 2013 Labour Market Information Report. Those jobs typically require a higher level of education, with 25% requiring a post-graduate degree.
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