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MANPOWER EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK SURVEY

Q2 2019

1,900 Canadian employers share their hiring plans for the next quarter.

 


ManpowerGroup Employment Outlooks Survey (MEOS) 

Find out how more than 66,000 employers in 44 countries across the world answered the question, “What are your hiring trends for the next quarter?”

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Calgary

Calgary will be maintaining a steady hiring pace

  • 10% of employers plan to hire
  • 4% anticipate cutbacks
  • Net employment outlook of 8%
Edmonton

Edmonton anticipates a moderate hiring climate

  • 16% of employers plan to hire
  • 4% expect cutbacks
  • Net employment outlook of 10%
Red Deer

Red Deer's hiring outlook is hopeful

  • 13% of employers expect to hire
  • 13% anticipate cutbacks
  • Net employment outlook of 5%

Industries with the strongest jobs outlook

Of the 10 surveyed industry sectors, employers in the Transportation & Public Utilities sector report the strongest hiring plans for the first quarter of 2019, projecting a seasonally adjusted Net Employment Outlook of 21 per cent. This is followed by the Manufacturing-Durables sector, where employers expect a respectable seasonally adjusted outlook of 20 per cent.

Transportation & Utilities

Manufacturing -- Durables

Construction

Services

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