Labour Market Insights
Top 5 in-demand occupations in windsor-essex for february 2020
With Windsor’s unemployment rate at a high of 8.3% for both January and February 2020 according to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, we’re taking a look at the top five in-demand occupations in the region for February 2020.
The top five in-demand occupations for February 2020 were identified as: Retail Salesperson with 253 job postings published in the Windsor-Essex region; Home Support Workers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations with 121 job postings; Nursery and Greenhouse Workers with 114 job postings; Other Customer and Information Service Representatives with 113 job postings; and Transport Truck Drivers with 108 job postings.
The above occupations have been identified as typically requiring a NOC Skill Level C, meaning employers are looking for individuals with a secondary education or occupation-specific education.
In terms of searches on the Job Board, users were down 16.2% from 10,908 users in January 2020 to 7,861 users in February 2020.
Interest by Job Type for those searching the Job Board was split, with 51.3% of interactions searching for part time work, 42.4% looking for full time work, and 6.3% looking at all job types.
Additionally, the majority of interactions (64.4%) were searching for Permanent work, while 16.7% searched for temporary work and 8.6% searched for contract work. Those searching all job durations accounted for 10.4% of interactions.
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ABOUT THIS REPORT:
As of April 2019, the monthly Job Demand Report for Windsor-Essex is created by Workforce WindsorEssex using data collected from 14 unique national, provincial and locally-significant job boards. Between May 2017 and March 2019, job posting data was purchased from CEB Talent Neuron.
MONTHLY JOB SEARCH REPORT
The monthly Job Search Report for Windsor-Essex is created by Workforce WindsorEssex using data collected from four job finding tools, including WEexplore, WEmap jobs, WEjobs board, and the Bridge Timeline Tool. Gender and age information of users is voluntarily shared with the organization.
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