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Job vacancies in Canada, QI 2019 – Up for the 10th consecutive quarter

The number of job vacancies in the first quarter was 506,000, up 44,000 (+9.6%) from the first quarter of 2018. Over the same period, the job vacancy rate rose 0.2 percentage points to 3.1%, the fourth consecutive quarter over 3.0%. This was the 10th successive quarter with a year-over-year growth in both the number of … Continue reading

Online Job Vacancies and Skills in Europe – The Cedefop’s new system

Over recent decades, online job portals have become important recruitment and job search tools. Beyond assisting skills matching, the job vacancies these portals gather can also be used to analyse labour market trends in real time, generating evidence that can inform education and training policies and help ensure that people’s skills meet the needs of … Continue reading

 Job Vacancies in Canada, Q42018 – Number and rate increase for the ninth consecutive quarter

The number of job vacancies and the job vacancy rate were both up in the fourth quarter, the ninth consecutive year-over-year increase. Job vacancies and the job vacancy rate rose in every province year over year except for Saskatchewan in the fourth quarter. The majority of economic regions recorded job vacancy growth. Job vacancies increased … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Europe, QIV2018 – At 2.3%, up from 2.0% YTY

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.3% in the fourth quarter of 2018, up from 2.1% in the third quarter of 2018 and from 2.0% in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Europe, QIII 2018 – EU28 rate at 2.2%

 The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.1% in the third quarter of 2018, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.9% in the third quarter of 2017, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was 2.2% … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Canada – New heights CFIB finds

The rate of job vacancies rose again in the year’s second quarter to 3.1 per cent, the highest vacancy rate ever observed by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s Help Wanted report since the series’ inception in 2004. An estimated 397,400 jobs have sat vacant for at least four months. “Although the national vacancy … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Europe (QI, 2018) – 2.1%, up from 2.0%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.1% in the first quarter of 2018, up from 2.0% recorded in the previous quarter and from 1.9% in the first quarter of 2017, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Europe, QIV-2017 – 2.0% up from from 1.7% a year ago

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.0% in the fourth quarter of 2017, up from 1.9% recorded in the previous quarter and from 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was … Continue reading

Long-Term Job Vacancies in Canada – 9% of the total (377,500) in 2016

This study uses data from the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS) to examine the characteristics of long-term job vacancies, defined as positions for which recruitment efforts had been ongoing for 90 days or more on the day of the survey. Specifically, the study aims to answer the following questions: What is the prevalence of … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Canada, QIII 2017 –  468,000, up 15.1% (62,000) in one year

Canadian businesses reported 468,000 job vacancies in the third quarter, up 62,000 (+15.1%) from the third quarter of 2016. The overall job vacancy rate increased 0.3 percentage points to 2.9% in the quarter. The job vacancy rate represents the number of job vacancies expressed as a percentage of labour demand; that is, the sum of all occupied and vacant jobs. Vacancies for permanent … Continue reading

Vacancies in Entry level Jobs in Canada – About 1 in 2 require no previous work experience and the majority of entry-level jobs require little education

Understanding whether the skills employers are looking for differ from the ones available in the labour market is important. Some evidence hints that Canadian employers are having difficulty recruiting qualified workers. Employers are looking to recruit employees who can adapt to changing workplace and industry conditions, as well as those who demonstrate strong “people skills” … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Canada, Q2 2017 –  460,000, up 67,000 (+17.2%) from last year

The number of job vacancies totalled 460,000 in the second quarter, up 67,000 (+17.2%) from the second quarter of 2016. The overall job vacancy rate rose 0.4 percentage points to 2.9%. Increases in job vacancies were broadly based across provinces and industrial sectors. This was the third consecutive quarter with year-over-year increases in both the number of job vacancies and the job vacancy … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Canada, Q4-2016 – Up 6.3% with job vacancy rate at 2.4%

Job vacancies rose 6.3% from the fourth quarter of 2015 to 375,000 in the fourth quarter, following little year-over-year change in the third quarter. Meanwhile, the job vacancy rate increased 0.1 percentage points to 2.4%. Compared with the third quarter of 2016, the number of job vacancies (unadjusted for seasonality) fell by 6.6% in Canada, while the job vacancy rate decreased by 0.1 percentage points. These quarter-to-quarter … Continue reading

Job vacancies in Canada – The job vacancy rate in the energy sector was more than twice as high as all sectors combined in 2011

Statistics Canada has measured the concept of job vacancies several ways since the 1960s, namely, using the Help Wanted Index from 1962 to 2003, the Job Vacancy Survey from 1971 to 1978, the Workplace and Employee Survey (WES) from 1999 to 2006 and since 2011, the Job Vacancy Statistics (JVS) produced from the Business Payrolls … Continue reading

Canada – 5.7 unemployed people for every job vacancy (April 2015)

Businesses reported 243,000 job vacancies in April, little changed compared with April 2014. For every job vacancy, there were 5.7 unemployed people, down from 6.2 recorded 12 months earlier. The national job vacancy rate was 1.6% in April, similar to the rate posted one year earlier. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at The Daily — Job vacancies in brief, three-month average ending in April … Continue reading

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