Labour Market Information

Labor Market Information tells us about what jobs in Saskatchewan are currently available, and what will be coming in the future. This helps you plan what career paths will have both immediate and long term success for you.

This information can tell us what has happened in the past, what is happening now, and what is likely to happen in the years ahead to help you gain a fulfilling career right here in our province.

Why is Labor Market Information important?

Labor Marketing Information is useful in job search, career planning, policy planning, workforce planning.

  • Help you choose a career that fits your interests and natural abilities;
  • Show you what careers are out there, how much they pay, and what the working conditions are;
  • Predict which careers will have the best job prospects in the future
  • Identify the skills and training required for careers; and
  • Help you choose the right school or training program.

Where do we get this information?

Labor Market Information comes from many sources. Agencies such as Service Canada, Statistics Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, and Industry Canada are primary sources of Labor Market Information.

Economists and analysts work to ensure we have access to relevant Labor Market Information for Saskatchewan.

What is contained in Labor Marketing Information?

Some specific examples of Labor Market Information are:

  • Information on employment including: job openings, the skills and education needed for jobs, salaries and compensation packages, and working conditions.
  • The training, education, and skills-upgrading that are available, and how they affect what you need to know as new jobs are created, and old jobs change.

Virtual Reality and Labour Markets

As a part of our VR Sessions, we do a lot of research to prepare. If you find that you are interested in one of these careers, we can let you know all about the what the jobs are like now and how many are expected to be coming in the future.

We can also help you get started on the path to training you might need, or give you an idea of who is hiring in this field right now!