Canada has seen major growth in its labor market and the addition of 111,000 new jobs in the past 12 months has boosted the spirits if active job seekers. According to a survey from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), nearly half the employers in Canada are eager to recruit skilled foreign workers to address the local labor shortage. 

It is also estimated that nearly 435,000 jobs were unfilled in the first quarter of 2019, thereby igniting hopes among thousands of skilled foreign workers looking to work abroad. The Employment Outlook, OECD, listed the top 9 most in-demand skills in Canada for foreign skilled workers to consider. 

Engineers Chemical, electrical, civil, mechanical  Healthcare professional Registered Nurse, Anesthesiologist, Pharmacist, Clinical Psychologist,  Optician
IT Cybersecurity experts, network administrators, technical support Skilled Trades Electricians, welders, mechanics
Technicians Quality controllers, technical staff Office support Administrative assistants, PAs, receptionists
Sales representative B2B, B2C, contact centre Professionals Project managers, lawyers, researchers


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Nearly half the employers in Canada are known to adjusting their education or experience requirements to include more foreign skilled workers. 56% of employers are choosing to go beyond the local talent pool by recruiting outside of the country, The provinces like Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba, Quebec were among the top gainers. 

With the current scenario in focus alongside the skilled labor shortage and the high number of unfilled jobs, it is the best time to make Canada your new home. The number of newcomers in Canada with full-time employment has also reached a record high.

Canada provides swift economic immigration through the federal Express Entry system and other Express-Entry linked Provincial Nominee Program streams. Applicants with high human capital factors like age, educational qualification, work experience, language proficiency are ranked high under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Your CRS score shall determine your eligibility to receive an invitation to apply (ITA) for permanent residence in Canada.  

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