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“I keep hearing about labour market information. What is it?”


Broadly speaking, labour market information (LMI) tells you about the employment situation in your area. It includes data about economic activity, industries, companies, and jobs.

Knowing this information can help you find a job or plan your career. It can help you find trends and opportunities. It can help you learn about an occupation, take the pulse of an industry, and give you the latest news about what’s happening in the labour market. It can point you toward education that improves your skills and makes you more marketable. And it can help you find job openings that aren’t posted.

Labour market information can tell you the following:

  • What industries are hiring
  • What skills, training, and education employers are looking for
  • What regions of the province need certain workers
  • What jobs will be in demand

So, where do you find this information?

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What would you like to know?

An alis staff member will review your question and respond via email. If it’s something that can help others look for work, explore careers, or succeed on the job, a version of your question and answer may even be added to the site.

Your privacy is important. If your question is published to alis, your identity will remain anonymous. Your email address and any other personally identifiable information will not be posted to the site.

If you require immediate assistance, please call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992.

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