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Did you know that Manitoba’s unemployment rate averages at 5.3% and is Canada’s third lowest among provinces? This rate is well below the 5.8% national average. In fact, Manitoba’s labour market has consistently been showing strength with employment growth currently ranking second highest nationally after Alberta (Manitoba Economic Highlights 2018-19).


Quick Facts

  • The Manitoba economy will see a total of 166,500 job openings between 2017 and 2023, with 68 per cent of these openings to replace worker retirements and deaths. The forecasts predict approximately 23,800 total job openings per year. This is based on the Manitoba Labour Market Occupational Forecasts 2017-2023.
  • Manitoba’s unemployment rate is expected to decline by 0.3 percentage points between 2017
    and 2023.
  • The stable unemployment rate reflects a balanced labour marker over the long term.

Employment Articles by Topic

Newest Employment Articles

Don’t like talking on the phone? 5 great tips to get over it

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Did you know that many people don’t like talking on the phone? Some even fear it! It can point to… Read more »

5 last minute checks you need to do before sending out your resume

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You’ve read and followed a dozen tips to make your Canadian style resume. You’ve tailored it and made sure that… Read more »

Jobs you can get quickly in MB that need little or no training

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Thinking of a career shift? Or maybe you need to go through licensing but need to get a job in… Read more »

5 steps to boost your confidence at networking events

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Job or career fairs are great venues to connect with employers, conduct informational interviews and even snatch a job interview…. Read more »

Recent Employment Articles, CLB3-4

How to speak to your boss effectively

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Learning how to communicate effectively with your boss is an important part of relationship-building and establishing your credibility in the… Read more »

How to disagree at work

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There is no progress in a workplace where everybody agrees and nobody disagrees. As American writer Walter Lippmann said, “Where… Read more »

Should I give my boss a Christmas gift? Learn the Canadian gift-giving tradition

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Christmas in my home country is a big deal. The holidays mean parties (one after the other), feasts, and most… Read more »

Speaking up at work: 4 tips to make your voice heard

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Do you often feel like you’re a ghost at office meetings? Have there been times when you wanted to say… Read more »

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What exactly is employment equity? Why is it necessary? Attend this workshop to get answers to all these questions.

How to build your professional network

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We always hear that to advance your career you must build a network, but exactly how do we do this?… Read more »

Workplace Communications

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Course Description Workplace Communications (WorkCom) is a 4 week course. This course focuses on must-haves for successful communication at work: speaking formally,… Read more »

Webinar for Internationally Educated Engineers

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English Online Career e-Mentor Vadim Nazimov, C.E.T, Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer, talks about the specifics of the engineering field in Canada and… Read more »

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