hot jobs in 2017

learn about the year's most in-demand careers

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2017 has a lot of big changes on the horizon. From experiencing the after-effects of major world events like Brexit and the American election, to a growing dependence on technology, to a shift towards a Millennial-dominated workforce, there's a lot of factors driving change in Canadian workplaces. We've compiled data, crunched numbers, and surveyed employers from coast to coast to determine trends in 8 key sectors. Find out what the hottest careers of 2017 will be in your industry!

best careers in technology

best careers in technology

Tech is one of the hottest sectors in Canada. With talent in demand in established and emerging fields including DevOps, mobile, social media, networking, security and a variety of other tech fields, 2017 is a great time to be in the technology field.

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best careers in office administration

best careers in office administration

No matter which industry or field you look at, office workers are needed to manage and organize administrative tasks like data entry, basic accounting and other activities essential to business success. If you have strong clerical skills, you can count on being employable in 2017.

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best careers in manufacturing

Industrial workers are the backbone of Canada's strong manufacturing industry. After a somewhat slow 2016, the manufacturing industry is rebounding in a big way in 2017. With Canada's oil and gas sectors looking strong for 2017, you can expect to see a surge in manufacturing jobs.

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best careers in logistics

Logistics experts ensure the smooth transition of goods from coast to coast. Whether you're shipping goods out of a factory, driving a forklift in a warehouse, or receiving goods at a retail store, you play a key role in ensuring that products and services connect with the people who purchase them.

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best careers in engineering

From designing new buildings and infrastructure, to streamlining manufacturing processes, engineers spearhead Canadian innovation. With the manufacturing industry rebounding and a variety of government-sanctioned construction projects on the horizon in 2017, the engineering industry is looking strong.

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best careers in finance & accounting

best careers in finance & accounting

Finance and accounting professionals ensure Canadian companies make smart investments, increase profitability and contribute to overall business success. With the Canadian economy slowly recovering from the 2016 downturn, their guidance and affinity for numbers will play a key role in business growth in 2017.

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best careers in sales & marketing

Did you know the average Fortune 500 company spends approximately 10.2% of their budget on marketing? Sales and marketing professionals ensure these funds are spent wisely and lead to business growth. With the increasing digitization of marketing, expect to see digital marketing roles on the rise in 2017.

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best careers in human resources

Human resources professionals are essential to a strong Canadian job market. They ensure companies have access to the skilled talent they need to grow and meet business goals. With the Canadian economy on the upswing in 2017, HR professionals will play an important role in connecting skilled job seekers with employers as businesses expand.

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