Nathan Laurie in Global News: Canada’s hot jobs, and ones to avoid
If you’re looking for a job, the odds aren’t exactly in your favour this year. With an economy inching toward recession and employers more likely to choose layoffs over hiring, economists at the Conference Board of Canada said in their latest report that job seekers will have to wait until 2016 for real employment opportunities to arise.
The country added 35,000 jobs in January, according to Statistics Canada, but the increase was largely due to part-time work. Meanwhile, the percentage of Canadians who aren’t working is at historic highs, with many dropping out of the job search altogether.
But it’s not all doom and gloom, according to some experts, and if you’re able to adapt, there are jobs for people across the country.
“In Canada right now, most industries are stable,” said Nathan Laurie, president of Jobpostings.ca, a company that works to connect students and recent graduates to meaningful careers.
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