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Employment outlook

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A forecast of the employment prospects associated with a particular job or career.

The number of job openings in a particular occupation will depend on

  • time of year (for seasonal jobs)
  • trends and events affecting overall employment
  • location in Alberta
  • employment turnover (work opportunities generated by people leaving existing positions)
  • occupational growth (work opportunities resulting from the creation of new positions that never existed before)
  • size of the occupation

In OCCinfo, the employment outlook is shown as

  • Above average (Outlook Good)
  • Average (Outlook Average)
  • Below average (Outlook Below Average)

 

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