Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Specialists in Human Resources (NOC 1121) in the Edmonton region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be weak.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Specialists in Human Resources in the Edmonton region:
- Approximately 2,870 people work in this occupation.
- Specialists in Human Resources mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 17%
- Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 13%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 10%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 7%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 79% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 17% compared to 17% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
- The Edmonton Police Service is actively recruiting for 140 new officers in 2016 and another 80 in 2017. The service is also looking to hire existing law enforcement officers through its Experienced Officer Program, which starts in August 2017.
- Canada Post has decided not to close the post office location in downtown St. Albert following consultations with user groups. The corporation had proposed closing the site in February 2016
- The City of St. Albert is seeing higher staff attrition rates for full-time positions, compared to 2014
- The Edmonton Police Service is planning to hire 160 new officers in 2016, and is seeking recruits from a range of backgrounds. The organization has held job fairs in the Maritimes and recruited officers from as far away as Britain and Ireland.
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