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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 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.
- Northlands parking laid-off approximately 30 parking cashiers in Edmonton on October 8, 2015. The lay-offs come after more than $1M in parking fees went missing last year.
- 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.
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