Job ads outnumber job seekers in Calgary

Calgary – A new report examining online job ads has become the latest indicator of Calgary’s increasingly tight labour market.

The Conference Board of Canada’s Metro Help Wanted Index — released Wednesday — looks at the number of new, unduplicated jobs posted online across 79 job-posting websites. According to the data, the number of ads posted by Calgary employers increased by 6.7 per cent during the month of December.

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