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Canada is facing a skills shortage

Canada is facing a skills shortage     With baby-boomers retiring, there is a looming labour shortage. Workers and students don’t know about opportunities in high-demand fields. In order to stay competitive employers must hire workers with the skills they need. If the skills shortage is not fixed, Canada’s economy risks falling behind. What can be done? Give students and ... Read More »

Worker shortages in Canada due to TFW exits

Worker shortages in Canada due to TFW exits A rule introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in April 2011, has started causing worker shortages in Canada.  This rule which put a four year cap on work permit holders, before they had to leave Canada, just celebrated its fourth birthday this month.   This regulation requires each of the Foreign workers, ... Read More »

Canada promises faster immigration

Canada promises faster immigration Express Entry to be launched in January 2015 The Canadian government has announced that Canada’s active recruitment model for economic immigration will officially be called “Express Entry“. The program is to launch in January 2015 and will make the immigration to Canada system much more efficient and faster. Canadian employers in many sectors across Canada, continue ... Read More »

Jobs for new immigrants in Canada

Jobs for new immigrants in Canada Some highlights from recent news reports about jobs in Canada, especially with regard to new immigrants About 214,000 new jobs were created in the past year, mostly in the manufacturing and construction industries. Statistics Canada reported more than half of this number was generated just in March and April this year. The demands are ... Read More »

Welder Jobs in Canada

Welder Jobs in Canada In the high growth provinces (states) of Canada like Alberta and Saskatchewan, new openings for Welders are regularly posted. In the month of April 2012, Saskatchewan alone posted closed to 400 new welder vacancies. Recruiters prefer candidates who have permanent residence status in Canada. If you are located outside Canada, and are looking to apply for ... Read More »

Canada set to fast track foreign workers

Canada set to fast track foreign workers The Canadian government is making it easier for employers to bring in temporary foreign workers. Human Resources Minister Diane Finley has said that the changes being made by the federal government to the temporary foreign worker program will make it more efficient and responsive to Canada’s labour market needs. Employers wanting to hire ... Read More »

Jobs and Careers in Canada’s petroleum sector

There are various Jobs and Career Opportunities in Canada’s petroleum industry. Excerpts from an article in the Calgary Herald on Oct 15th. Current shortages exist for pipeline engineers, process engineers, integrity engineers, health and safety, business and operations support, tax, audit, human resources, IT and legal. A wide range of jobs are available for university graduates and skilled trades alike, ... Read More »

Canada’s IT skills shortage pegged at over 50,000 workers

Dancing on the glass ceiling According to CATAAlliance, Canada’s IT skills shortage is over 50000 workers. Some industry professionals argue that recruiting more women into the industry is one way to combat that. It’s not just about getting women to like … Read the report on IT Business.ca http://www.itbusiness.ca/it/client/en/home/News.asp?id=63741?“?????”??? ?CATAAlliance????? IT???????50000??????????????????????????????????????????????… ??????IT Business.ca HTTP :/ / www.itbusiness.ca/it/client/en/home/News.asp?id=63741 en el techo ... Read More »

Canadian province of Alberta to face severe skill shortages – Immigration Canada

Immigration Canada: Severe worker shortages‘ forecast for Alberta   Alberta is expected to face severe skills shortages in the coming time. Thomas Lukaszuk, Alberta’s Minister of Employment and Immigration, said the province is already starting to see labour shortages in some sectors such as the transportation and hospitality industries. “There are companies that simply can’t find workers already,” he said. ... Read More »

Labour shortage to remain key challenge in construction industry

Labour shortage to remain key challenge in construction industry As per the Construction Sector Council of Canada’s  recent labour market forecast for 2011-2019 approximately 320,000 workers will be required to meet new construction, retirement and mortality pressures. Half of those requirements could be met with 163,000 new Canadian entrants, leaving 157,000 workers for the industry to “bring in from outside ... Read More »