US Jobs and Salaries Are Growing Rapidly in These Boomtowns

The United States has several cities experiencing significant job and salary growth These boomtowns have been ranked by SmartAsset using seven metrics: unemployment rate, population change, GDP growth rate, number of jobs created, change in household incomes, and housing growth. Colorado has three cities in the top ten. Longmont, CO, …

Canada’s Construction Industry Needs More Skilled Workers

 Ontario, Canada, is on course to lose up to 500 carpenters per year to retirement over the next decade. Toronto’s booming condo construction, along with other major projects in the city, requires replenishing skilled workers in the field. To combat the lack of workers, Mike Yorke, President of the Carpenters …

Ontario Seeks More Skilled Foreign Workers

Ontario is experiencing a shortage of skilled workers and feels the need to look outside of the country for help. The economic development minister, Vic Fedeli, says the growth of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program would help answer the job market needs of Ontario’s employers. Fedeli requested in a letter …