Job numbers are rising in Canada. 2021 saw steady gains in employment and that trend is expected to continue well into 2022. But the landscape of trending jobs in Canada may be different from what job seekers experienced prior to the pandemic.
Key account manager:
Key account managers are tasked with consistently unlocking the revenue potential of a business’s most important clients. They tend to work with large clients or those that represent strategic partnerships for the business.
Welder: Welders are in high demand in Canada, which means that welding skills are, too. If you have a background in welding, now is your time to shine. Being able to handle specialized welding equipment safely and with ease will definitely work in your favour. The same is true for being able to differentiate between different types of metal and their properties, and being able to read and interpret blueprints and other technical documents.
Customer Service Representative: Good customer service skills (the ability to communicate clearly, maintain your patience, explain solutions in an easy-to-understand way, etc.) are needed throughout Canada as well. A variety of companies, from retail establishments to construction companies, can benefit from having an employee on their team who is great with customers. As a result, there are nearly always openings in the customer service field.
Marketing Managers: Growing demand in this sector is due to a variety of reasons, including enhanced competition and need to be as intelligent as possible with marketing spend.
Driver: As the economy surges in growth periods following the pandemic, getting raw materials, consumer goods and people where they need to be has become an enormous effort.
Engineer: Currently, engineering skills are highly valued in Canada. Whether you have a background in electrical engineering or aerospace engineering, there are plenty of job opportunities available throughout the country.
Business Manager: Business management skills are also in high demand right now. Many Canadian businesses could benefit from the help of a talented manager who is very organized, a great communicator, and a good problem-solver. If you can check these boxes and have previous management experience, you may be able to find a job at a company looking for additional help in the leadership department.
Electrician: Electricians are in high demand in Canada, a shortage of skilled workers in the country has led to increased demand and many employers are turning to immigrant electricians to fill positions.