A strong hiring climate predicted for Victoria

Victoria area employers expect a strong hiring climate for the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.

Survey data reveals that 33 per cent of employers plan to hire for the upcoming quarter (October to December), while 10 per cent anticipate cutbacks. Another 57 per cent of employers plan to maintain their current staffing levels in the upcoming quarter.

ManpowerGroup Canada says with the unemployment rate hovering near 40-year lows, competition for talent is heating up across the country.

Skilled trades and bilingual candidates are especially in demand.

 

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