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Research Industry and Labour Market Trends in Alberta

Looking for work in Alberta? Find sources for information on Alberta industry outlooks, labour demand, salaries, and more.

Why should I research companies and industries in Alberta?

Whether you’re planning your career or searching for a job, research will help you get a realistic picture of what it might be like to work for a company or in an industry. You can discover things such as

  • the skills and training required to work in an industry
  • the values the company or industry reflects
  • the key players in the company or industry
  • opportunities, trends and demands for certain occupations
  • the changes and challenges the industry may be facing.

Use the following resources to get started and learn about:

  • Opportunities and trends - occupations and jobs in demand now and predictions for future demand
  • Industry outlooks - unbiased forecasts on industry, economic and trade activity in Alberta
  • Industry profiles - explore industries that make up Alberta's economy and influence its society.
  • Labour market information - labour force statistics, census analysis, labour market forecasts and more.
  • Professional associations - networking websites, business directories, union and professional associations.
  • Wages and salaries - wage and salary information by occupation and geographic area, plus information on skills shortages in Alberta
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