Working for a living, but where?

Report lists most in demand and emerging jobs in Canada

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A report by staffing firm Ranstad suggests welders, nurses and electrical engineers will be in demand this year.

It’s Top 15 list also includes sales associates, administrative assistants, general labourers and receptionists.

Looking to the future, Ranstad sees live chat agents, cybersecurity specialists and blockchain developers as emergeing jobs.

Canada’s top 15 most in demand jobs, in no particular order

  1. Sales associate
  2. Administrative assistant
  3. Driver
  4. Developer
  5. Receptionist
  6. Cashier
  7. General labourer
  8. Project manager
  9. Account manager
  10. Welder
  11. Accountant
  12. Registered nurse
  13. Electrical engineer
  14. Human resources manager
  15. Merchandiser

Canada’s top 10 emerging jobs, in no particular order

  1. Blockchain developer
  2. Automation engineer
  3. Artificial intelligence researcher
  4. Chief experience officer
  5. Live chat agent
  6. DevOps engineer
  7. Environmental engineer
  8. Cyber security specialist
  9. Data scientist
  10. 3D architect