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Employment Outlook Survey

By BC Business |

Those looking for a job in Vancouver or Victoria have reason to be pragmatic. ManpowerGroup, a multinational staffing firm based in Milwaukee, released the results to its Employment Outlook Survey, which gathered responses from 1,922 employers across Canada for the second quarter of 2019.

Results show the hiring markets in the province’s capital and in the Vancouver area are expected to increase by 20 percent and 11 percent, respectively.

And Vancouver companies aren’t looking to lighten their loads. The survey reports that only 3 percent of employers anticipate cutbacks in staffing levels, while a majority (84 percent) will maintain their current levels.

 

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