Priority Occupations in Canada
A priority occupation is one that the Government of Canada has identified after extensive consultations as being in high demand. You must have at least one year of continuous work experience in this occupation to be eligible to apply as a federal skilled worker.
It’s crucial to understand how positions are both advertised and filled. In Canada the three most popular methods employers use to find new talent / employees are:
2) Use of placement agencies and recruiters
3) Advertisements – both print and online
4) Job oppenings in their company’s website
Here’s the hottest 29 Canadian in-demand occupations:
•0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers
•0811 Primary Production Managers (Except Agriculture)
•1122 Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management
•1233 Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners
•2121 Biologists and Related Scientists
•3111 Specialist Physicians
•3112 General Practitioners and Family Physicians
•3152 Registered Nurses
•3215 Medical Radiation Technologists
•3222 Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists
•3233 Licensed Practical Nurses
•4152 Social Workers
•7215 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades
•7216 Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades
•7241 Electricians (Except Industrial & Power System)
•7242 Industrial Electricians
•7265 Welders & Related Machine Operators
•7312 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
•7371 Crane Operators
•7372 Drillers & Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying & Construction
•8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service
More information on the current Priority Occupation List for Canada can be found at the Working in Canada website.
Find out which jobs are considered to be in high demand in Canada. This information includes education and regulation or licence requirements.
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From there, I would locate the professional organizations for the given career. For example, if you were interested in marketing as a career, I would recommend contacting the Canadian Marketing Association to learn more about demanded careers in marketing. To get salary information for a specific geographic location, I would use one of the many salary calculators available online.
Do your research, polish your job-search materials, network, and go after a specific job. And be sure to follow-up each and every job lead — until you land that job.
Marisol Diaz is an experienced workshop presenter, specialized information publisher, and a SOHO specialist. She also has been writing on Canada settlement and immigration law since 2006. contact her @ firstname.lastname@example.org. You can improve your Canada job search through the Canadian database for Int’l Employers here , an Paid Content or Informational Services run by Hineni Media
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