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Job Outlook

The following are excellent resources to help you understand future trends, key issues and job prospects of your targeted occupations and industry sectors.

Researching Occupations

Researching occupations gives you answers to questions like:

  • What is the current job market situations?
  • What are the job prospects, by occupation and sector, for the next several years?
  • What is the average wage and employment rate for a given occupation?
  • What skills should be highlighted in a resume or interview?

Resources


Tools

  • Job Bank: Career Tool
    Explore job outlook and employment rate by entering your education program.
  • Indeed Job Trends: Canada | USA | By occupaton
    Show a list of industries and their job posting statistics with Indeed.
  • Workpolis Research: Labour Reports
    Insights and analysis on the labour scene from the Workpolis HR experts.

Researching Industries

Researching industries gives you answers to questions like:

  • What are the career prospects in a given industry?
  • How is the industry's overall economic health?
  • What are the key issues and future trends for a given industry?
  • Which occupations are in high demand in a given industry?

Resources


Specific Industry Sectors

The following links give you news, events and career trends of a specific industry sector.

Labour Market Information

Understanding job trends or labour market of your occupation and industry is crucial.  Labour market information (LMI) provides job seekers facts such as employment rates, skills in-demand, industry growth, average wages, working conditions and employment standards.  Researching labour market information of your career option can help you make informed decisions and thus improve your odds of finding jobs.  LMI answers questions like: 

  • What is the current job market situation of a given occupation?
  • What is the average wage and employment rate for a given occupation?
  • What are the career prospects in a given industry?
  • How is the overall economic health of a given industry?
  • Which occupations are in high demand in a given industry?

Reports

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