Under Pressure: Calgary’s workforce Employment Bootcamp Nov. 3, 2010
About Us Promotional agency Mandated to support business Investment attraction Expansion Other challenges – workforce development
Workforce development Guided by business; cross-industry Long term demographic crunch Three areas of focus: Labour market information Employer best practices Talent attraction
Unemployment Rate by industry IndustryUnemployment Highest Construction6.6% Accommodation and Food Services6.5% Wholesale Trade6.1% Lowest Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction3.0% Transportation and Warehousing3.2% Educational Services3.2%
Unemployment Rate by occupation OccupationUnemployment Highest Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators and Related Occs 6.3% Occupations in Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport6.1% Sales and Service Occupations5.4% Lowest Social Science, Education, Government and Religion1.6% Unique to Primary Industry2.4% Natural and Applied Science and Related Occs2.5%
Highest growth jobs (by skill level, total job growth) 1.Jobs requiring college education or apprenticeship training 2.Jobs requiring university education 3.Jobs requiring secondary school or occupation specific training 4.Jobs requiring management occupation 5.Jobs requiring on the job training.
Top employing industries (by total employment demand, at 2017) 1.Professional, scientific and technical services 2.Health care and social assistance 3.Retail trade 4.Construction 5.Manufacturing