Released on November 1, 2022
Today marks the start of Career Month in Saskatchewan, offering a time to celebrate the importance of accessing meaningful work and recognize all those who help us grow our careers and achieve our goals. Careers Month Canada’s theme this year is “Amplify,” encouraging individuals to consider the major impact career services professionals make in our labor markets. Throughout the month, the Ministry of Immigration and Career Education will promote and showcase the various services and programs they offer to both job seekers and employers across the province.
“Careers Month is a time to acknowledge and recognize the efforts made by careers professionals who help individuals find worthwhile and rewarding work,” said Immigration and Careers Training Minister Jeremy Harrison. “Saskatchewan has many meaningful careers and opportunities, all of which will contribute to a strong economy and continued growth that works for everyone.”
SaskJobs, operated by the Ministry, is Saskatchewan’s trusted, trusted and expert provider of career services to help job seekers find meaningful employment. No matter what stage individuals are at, SaskJobs Career Services can assist anyone seeking training or furthering their career goals.
On November 24, SaskJobs Career Services will host an online Career Month panel featuring employment experts from partner organizations across Saskatchewan. The panel will feature an expert discussion with some recognized employers from across the province and will include a moderated question-and-answer segment with job seekers and newcomers. For more information, visit the SaskJobs Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SaskatchewanJobs.
By 2022, Saskatchewan has seen remarkable economic progress and is well positioned for the future. Several economic indicators place Saskatchewan’s economy among the highest in the country, with wholesale trade, manufacturing sales and merchandise exports in August 2022 all outpacing the other provinces in year-over-year growth. With over $10 billion in investment announced in Saskatchewan in the past year alone, economic activity is fueling strong demand for skilled and talented labor in various sectors across the province.
As of September 2022, Saskatchewan had the lowest unemployment rate among the provinces at 4.1 per cent, well below the national average of 5.2 per cent (seasonally adjusted) and down sharply from 6.4 per cent year-over-year. Saskatchewan also saw its largest quarterly population increase since records began in 1971 in the second quarter of 2022, marking a new phase of growth here in the province.
For more information about SaskJobs, or for those seeking help finding a career, contact Career Services at 1-833-613-0485 or visit www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/jobs-working-and-training.
For more information contact:
Immigration and Career Education