The latest job market news and trends – all in one place. Highlights from the Q3 2022 Quarterly Market Report include:
- Canada Labour Force Survey: Employment rose by 40,000 (+0.2%) in May and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.1%. Total hours worked were little changed, but were up 5.1% compared with 12 months earlier.
- Canadian Staffing Industry Indicator: The Canadian staffing index rose 3.3% in April on a year-over-year basis to a reading of 95.
- Canadian Worker Confidence: According to the latest Indeed Job Search Survey, Canadian jobseekers are increasingly confident that they could find a new job within the next month.
- Data Privacy: “If I'm a company today, I'm thinking about how data is collected, stored and applied in the organization, and how [new] regulations might impact that.”