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Did you know that Manitoba’s unemployment rate at 5.6% is Canada’s third lowest? This rate is well below the national average. In fact, Manitoba’s labour market has consistently been showing strength with employment growth currently ranking second highest nationally after Alberta.


Quick Facts

  • There will be a total of 176,100 job openings in Manitoba from 2014 to 2020, or under 25,200 total job openings per year based on the Manitoba Labour Market Occupational Forecasts.
  • Manitoba’s unemployment rate is expected to decline from 5.3 per cent in 2014 to 5.2 per cent in 2020.
  • The stable unemployment rate reflects a balanced labour marker over the long term.

Employment Articles by Topic

Newest Employment Articles

“Nursing is a long term investment.” Interview with Linda Olson, RN

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Linda Olson is a Registered Nurse (RN), and a holder of a Master’s Degree in Public Health. She has been… Read more »

Registration, certification and licensing? What do they mean?

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If you are a newcomer whose profession is regulated, you will need to know more about Qualifications Recognition in Manitoba…. Read more »

7 verbal communication tips to help you integrate in the workplace

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Are you scared to speak up because you’re not sure about your grammar? Or do you avoid asking questions because… Read more »

7 ways to advance your career without ruining your summer plans

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If you belong to an industry where operations slowdown in summer, resist the temptation of slowing down as well. Yes,… Read more »

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The 8 habits of very safe workers

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The following are general safety rules that newcomers must know on their first day at work. A safety habit is… Read more »

How to stay motivated through a rough job search

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Months and months of going through a job search without results can take a toll on anyone. Not only is… Read more »

Soft skills: The key to getting and staying employed

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Many newcomers, especially those who are experienced and are already senior employees back in their home countries, become confused when… Read more »

The most common job interview questions you should prepare for

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Preparing for a job interview? One of the best ways to be ready is to anticipate the possible questions you… Read more »

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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 »

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This is our last week of Workplace Communications. This time you are in the driver’s seat. We look forward to your presentation… Read more »

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We have now reached week 3 of Workplace Communications! This week, we are engaging in a number of activities that allow… Read more »

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