Labour Market Insights

Top 10 Search Terms in April

Sectors Searched

In April, there were over 1160 keyword searches by users. The top searched sector was health care. Many users were seeking employment as nurses, personal support workers, and lab technicians.

The top searched sectors in April:

  1. Health care
  2. Construction
  3. Service
  4. ICT
  5. Manufacturing
  6. Administrative
  7. Retail
  8. Transportation
  9. Accounting
  10. Social Work

Those looking for work in construction were often looking for jobs as electricians, plumbers, and general labourers. Job seekers were also specifically looking for opportunities to work at the construction site for the Gordie Howe International Bridge. Jobs in the service industry included cooks, chefs, and servers.

Industry Growth

The Windsor-Essex labour market is expecting growth in many of these sectors, making them promising choices for job seekers. Healthcare and social assistance sector is expected to grow 13% in the next 5 years, which is reflective of the aging population locally. Construction jobs are expected to grow by 10%, likely due to the housing boom and construction of the new bridge. Accommodation and food services is expecting 11% growth over the next 5 years as well.

View the April Job Search Report for more insight into the local labour market.


Published: May 17th, 2019