Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Receptionists (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 is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Receptionists in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 17,670 people work in this occupation.
- Receptionists mainly work in the following sectors:
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 41%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 7%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 23% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 60% compared to 69% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 17% compared to 19% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 12 - Jun 16, 2017
- Parq Vancouver casino is holding four job fairs throughout the summer. The casino plans to fill over 1,000 positions for its opening this fall.
- SafePoint, Surrey's first supervised injection site, recently began operations
- RainCity homeless shelter in Maple Ridge closed its doors on May 31, 2017 due to lack of funding
- The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is ceasing operations of the BC Coast Guard dive team. Despite these layoffs, the Kitsilano base will stay open, and the Ministry plans to increase staffing levels over the next three years.
- Huka Entertainment has started laying off employees after the cancellation of the Pemberton Music Festival. The number of layoffs is unknown.
- The Powell Street Gateway, a supervised injection site, will begin operations in downtown Vancouver in June
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