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    Study: The 10 most important work skills for 2020

    Cultural trends, demographics, and emerging technologies were all rapidly changing the job scene – even before the COVID-19 crisis wreaked havoc on the labour market. While some occupations are going extinct, new opportunities are being created at the same time. People are living much longer than we used to. New technologies and automation are rapidly […] More

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    Stats Can: More than a million jobs lost in Canada in March

    Statistics Canada has just released the latest Labour Force Survey giving the state of employment across the country right now. Needless to say, the numbers aren’t good. That was expected. Over one million people lost their jobs in March, and the national unemployment rate climbed from 5.6 per cent up to 7.8 per cent. This […] More

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    By the numbers: Where the jobs are in Canada right now

    The Canadian economy added 30,000 more jobs in February. Those are the latest numbers from Statistics Canada in this morning’s Labour Force Survey. Those new opportunities weren’t enough to make a serious dent in overall employment nation wide. In fact, the national unemployment rate ticked up to 5.6 per cent as more people entered the […] More

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    Two cities in Atlantic Canada are tops for hiring right now

    It’s a job seeker’s market. Across Canada, employers plan to increase their headcount in the first quarter of 2020. A new survey of 1,900 Canadian employers from across regions and industries reveals where the most employment gains are expected to be for the coming months. For this research, Manpower interviewed a representative sample of over […] More

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    Canada added 35,000 new jobs in December, 320,000 over 2019

    Good news for job seekers. The Canadian economy had a much better month for job creation in December than we saw in November, ending the year on a high note. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 per cent last month with the addition of 35,000 full-time jobs, according to Statistics Canada. In December, employment increased […] More

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    The most sought after (and fastest trending) skills for 2019

    Wondering which skilled professionals major companies are actively seeking right now? New research has the answers. The Business Talent Group (BTG) has released its annual Skills Index tracking the most sought-after on-demand consulting skills needed by top companies. “Leaders at the world’s top companies are embracing on-demand talent as a powerful way to acquire the […] More

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