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Outlook & Prospects for Specialists in Human Resources in Edmonton Region
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||(3 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good 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 strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 08 - Jun 12, 2015
- Edmonton Public Library has opened a new $21.3M branch in Mill Woods. The branch features a community program room, several study rooms, more than 45 public computer stations, an enhanced children's area and a seniors and multicultural centre.
- The Edmonton Police Service is seeking 185 new recruits to replace retiring police officers in 2016. The service is dealing with a lack of applicants and is stepping up its efforts to attract candidates.
- The City of Leduc is starting its annual census on April 28, 2015. The city is offering an online option for the census, but enumerators will also be working to visit households from May 25 to June 30, 2015.
- The City of Edmonton has approved funding of $6.4M to hire 40 new police officers that will be dedicated to the downtown core. City council also approved funding for nine officers to patrol the transit system.
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