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Specialists in Human Resources  (NOC 1121)
Edmonton Region
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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

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Table on the employment potential for Specialists in Human Resources in Edmonton Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Edmonton Region Fair   (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 News

Week of Apr 11 - Apr 15, 2016 Week of Feb 01 - Feb 05, 2016 Week of Jan 04 - Jan 08, 2016
  • The City of Edmonton is advertising for a new city manager after city council decided to terminate the employment of the previous manager in September 2015. The city is hoping to fill the position by the spring of 2016.
Week of Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2015
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