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Outlook & Prospects for Receptionists and Switchboard Operators in Lower Mainland - Southwest 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|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Receptionists and Switchboard Operators (NOC 1414) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest 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.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015
- The Ten Spot, a Toronto-based wax and nail bar, recently opened its first Vancouver location
- According to the Burnaby planning and development committee, the city will need an additional 7,400 low- to mid-range housing units by 2021. On average, 1,500 housing units have been added annually in Burnaby over the past decade.
- Under the BC Early Years Strategy, the Government of BC has announced nearly $250,000 to create childcare spaces for 12 infants and 41 older children at the Little Koala Montessori Childcare facility in Abbotsford
- Vancouver has approved a new bylaw governing marijuana dispensaries in the city. The new bylaw may result in the closure of up to two-thirds of the estimated 100 dispensaries currently operating in the city.
- After being closed for several years, Vancouver's Odyssey Nightclub is nearly finished its renovations and ready to reopen in its new location
- Whistler Blackcomb will be installing four low-energy snow-making machines on top of Horstman Glacier in late July. The glacier has been shrinking for several decades, and is at a point that summer operations could be threatened.
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