With the price of oil uncertain these days, many people are wondering which careers still offer opportunity and growth. There are a number of free resources from the Government of Alberta designed to help job seekers and employers navigate the future. Find labour market forecasts to see current job shortages and the latest high demand occupations at work.alberta.ca/lmi. Use the Occupational Information (OCCinfo) database at alis.alberta.ca/occinfo to research more than 500 careers, including typical duties, working conditions, salaries, required educational qualifications, appropriate training programs, common employers, employment advancement, and desired personal characteristics for each occupation. Check your local provincial government websites for similar resources.

Source: Alberta Government – alberta.ca