According to Randstad, a world-renowned recruiting firm with a strong presence in Canada, Canada’s economy is already picking up from the massive impact of COVID-19, with 7 in 10 Canadian employers expecting to re-hire now the pandemic is getting under control.
In their recently published article, they list the top 15 jobs in Canada for 2021. These are:
1. Administrative Assistants;
2. Customer Service Representatives;
3. Sales Associates;
5. Accounts Payable and Receivable;
6. Registered Nurses;
7. General Labourer;
8. Project Manager;
10. Electrical Engineer;
11. Software Developer;
14. HR Manager;
15. Financial Advisor.
Like most countries, in 2020 Canadian Employers quickly adapted to a remote work environment with majority of workforces now working 100% remotely. With this, we have seen a shift in the in- demand skill set employers look for when hiring their next employee. To excel in 2021, you should expect to demonstrate the following skills:
2. Collaborative Problem-Solving;
4. Time Management;
5. Digital Literacy;
6. Strong Written and Oral Communication;
8. Attention to Detail.