Manpower Employment Outlook Survey finds Canadian employers anticipate a moderate hiring climate for the first quarter of 2016

The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey is one of the most trusted surveys of employment activity in the world. Every quarter, we ask more than 1,900 hiring managers about their hiring plans for the next three months. This helps identify the strongest and weakest local areas, regions and industries for hiring and pursuing jobs.



Canadian employers' hiring plans for the first quarter of 2016 show...



Plan to hire
% of Levels Steady Graphic
% of Unsure about plans graphic
% planning to let people go

   Employers

The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey provides employers with the latest forward-looking perspective on hiring in your area. The results help you understand your competition for talent within your industry and market and can help guide your workforce management strategies.

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   Job Seekers


The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey results will help you target your job search with details on the best locations to find jobs and the industries hiring.

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Q1 2016 Complete Report

Q1 2016 Manpower Employment Outlook Survey - Canada.
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Talent Shortage

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Press Releases

Review the national press release for a summary of the Canadian results, or download all local press releases across Canada.

Data Tables

Quick reference tables to results across Canada by industry, region, local area, and organization size: PDF / Spreadsheet.

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The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey includes local data for the 47 local areas, including the largest Canadian cities.

   Archive of Past Reports

The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey is one of the most trusted surveys of employment activity in the world. Every quarter, we ask more than 1,900 hiring managers about their hiring plans for the next three months. Manpower has been providing this valuable insight to greater business community for 50+ years. An archive of reports from the current and past year is provided below for your review.


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