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The Canadian Job Market’s Startling Results Corrected

Last month, Statistics Canada tallied the nation’s job market activity and arrived at an alarming conclusion: a net gain of only 200 positions in July. The increase of 60,000 part-time jobs did little to offset the loss of 59,700 full-time … Continue reading

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Canadian Job Market Down in April 2014

Transitioning into April, economists anticipated 12,000 new jobs for Canadians. Unexpectedly, the market went the other way, decreasing 29,000 jobs overall. In both the private and public sector, full-time positions suffered the greatest drops – approximately 30,900 positions – while … Continue reading

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A Brief Look at First Quarter 2014

Although not all reports have surfaced, some information is available on the IT sector’s performance during first quarter 2014. Following such trends can help job seekers identify current prospects and forecast opportunities. Let’s see what this year’s first few months … Continue reading

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On the Hunt

In Ontario, there are approximately 8.8 unemployed professionals for every one job vacancy. For positions in popular industries, the competition may be more fierce, which is why it is important to really shine during the application process. If you’ve decided … Continue reading

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Canadian Market Update: 95,000 New Jobs Created in the Month of May 2013

According to Statistics Canada, the month of May marked the country’s largest employment spike of the last decade, providing a total of 95,000 new jobs for Canadians. As a result of this increase, Canada’s unemployment rate dropped marginally by 0.1%, … Continue reading

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Canadian Business Market — 200,000 Job Vacancies 2013

Statistics Canada has launched their Quarterly Job Vacancy Report. In this report, it has been estimated that there are currently 200,000 full-time positions available with Canadian businesses — a number significantly below last year’s average. Although this may seem like … Continue reading

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