The top five skills employers are looking for in five hot jobs

Want to land a high-paying job in one of these competitive fields? It helps to highlight in your resume precisely the skills that employers will be seeking in candidates for those roles. One way to determine what these are is to examine numerous job postings for roles like the job you want – and calculating…

Career trend: The rise of temporary work in Canada

It turns out that an increasing number of people are working temporary or contract jobs, rather than in traditional full-time permanent roles. Those are the findings of a new report released last week from Statistics Canada. Stats Can defines temporary work as employment that has a predetermined end date or that will end as soon…

The 10 best jobs in Canada for 2019

Hard on the heels of the recent CareerCast list of the worst jobs to have this year, the team over at Canadian Business magazine have compiled the flip side. They have just published their annual report on the best career paths to follow in this country. Most of the top spots are positions in STEM…

The worst job in the world for 2019?

It isn’t great to be a taxi driver right now. The jobs ranking team over at CareerCast have just released their annual report on the best and worst career paths to be in. Much like last year, taxi drivers fall at the bottom of the list. It’s not difficult to see why. The job itself…

Canada sees largest single month job creation on record

The Canadian economy added 107,000 new jobs in April – the single greatest one-month jump in employment ever recorded since Statistics Canada began tracking this data in 1976. Those were the findings of the latest Labour Force Survey, released this morning. Year-over-year, employment grew by 426,000 jobs – with more people working full-time (+248,000) as…

Five increasingly valuable skills that cannot be automated

Job security may be a thing of the past as more and more traditional jobs are being automated and replaced by technology. Of course, as software, robots, and chatbots cause some occupations to become extinct, new opportunities are being created to fit the shifts in market trends and demands. The key to career longevity in…

Bonnes nouvelles pour les diplômés qui intègrent le marché du travail en 2019

Une nouvelle étude montre que les diplômés de 2019 ont la chance de s’intégrer au marché du travail à un moment où l’embauche est robuste, et où les employeurs canadiens sont particulièrement intéressés à recruter des personnes fraîchement diplômées. Telles sont les conclusions d’une nouvelle étude menée auprès des décideurs d’entreprises canadiennes par les experts…