Canadian Hiring Index: May 2023

Canadian Hiring Index: May 2023

Canadian Economics
24 min read

Author: The Conference Board of Canada


The monthly Canadian Hiring Index tracks changes in the volume of online job postings across provinces and cities, industries, and occupations over time. It also includes a new measure of labour market tightness. Job postings data are powered by Vicinity Jobs.

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This month, we consider the effects of growing financial pressure on firms and the increasing risk of layoffs on Canada’s labour market and job postings.

Where does April’s index sit compared with the months prior to the onset of the pandemic? Is the measure of labour market tightness increasing as quickly as many expected? How is turbulence in the tech sector affecting job postings in professional, scientific, and technical services?

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