Guelph Job Market 2017

Guelph and Surrounding Area: Job Market 2017 Overview

At Task Force, we’re committed to help you finding jobs in. As an employment agency, we work to provide you with information on opportunities in the local job market in Guelph to help you get employed.

Recap of the 2016 Job Market

If you remember hearing about last year’s job market, you’ll recall that Guelph was continuously listed as one of the top places to find employment in Canada. That’s a pretty major feat for a relatively small city. Guelph’s 2016 job market had a low unemployment rate and provided multiple job opportunities. This was great news for the growing population in Guelph with the boom in the housing market.

What Does the Guelph Job Market Look Like Currently?

Oftentimes, people turn to employment agencies if they are struggling to find jobs on their own or they need a fresh perspective on the job market. This year in Guelph, the unemployment rate is still low, and remains one of the lowest in Canada.

As of April 2017, the unemployment rate in Guelph is just 4.5%!

While this is a good statistic, there are still people searching for jobs with employment agencies. We’re sharing our insights on the 2017 job market in Guelph, giving you ideas on where you can find your next job. If you’re curious about the statistics, check out this Stats Canada link. 

Are Jobs Still Available in Guelph? Yes!

Despite the rise in Guelph’s housing market and overall population, there are still plenty of jobs available! Many jobs can be found within the Guelph University area, the healthcare field, and with local businesses that are opening up in business parks citywide.

In the years to come, the city will also see growth within the Manufacturing sector, as Ontario has invested a sum of money into the sector. The project will be completed by 2020, and has created 31 new jobs already. Ontario has also committed to a five-year Business Growth Initiative, which is creating jobs in places like Guelph where small businesses are able to grow and be innovative. To read more about the plans visit the Government’s News section.

Task Force and the 2017 Job Market in Guelph

As a local employment agency, Task Force is able to scout out job opportunities through local connections, job banks and other listings to bring important information and postings to job seekers.

We work to bring you what the city has to offer. Task Force will update listings on our website as often as new jobs are created, giving you all the information you need to know. All you need to do is send us your resume so we can help match you with a job that meets your skills and interests.

2017 still has a lot of jobs to offer in Guelph and the surrounding area. Rely on us to keep you up to date with any news on jobs and available positions.Please contact us if you have any further questions.

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