According to a 2020 Forecast of Canadian Occupational Growth, jobs in healthcare, science, and those requiring managerial or technical expertise are projected to grow the most in employment share by 2030.
// Job Market: At a Glance
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above Ontario’s average wage for those in Energy, Business Management & Professional/Technical Services
executives believe at least 1 in 10 roles within their organizations will be disrupted in the next 5 years
private sector employees work in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
Software engineers and designers research, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain software applications, technical environments, operating systems, embedded software, information warehouses and telecommunications software. They are employed in information technology consulting firms, information technology research and development firms, and information technology units throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
Information systems analysts and consultants analyze and test systems requirements, develop and implement information systems development plans, policies and procedures, and provide advice on a wide range of information systems issues. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the public and private sectors, or they may be self-employed.
Project managers oversee and implement administrative procedures, establish work priorities, conduct analyses of administrative operations and co-ordinate acquisition of administrative services such as office space, supplies and security services. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors. Administrative officers who are supervisors are included in this unit group.
Human resources managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources and personnel departments, and develop and implement policies, programs and procedures regarding human resource planning, recruitment, collective bargaining, training and development, occupation classification and pay and benefit administration. They represent management and participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management and employees. Human resources managers are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
Accountants plan, organize and administer accounting systems for individuals and establishments. Accountants are employed by auditing and accounting firms throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants conduct research, formulate policies and manage programs to stimulate industrial and commercial business investment or tourism in urban and rural areas, or to promote commercial or industrial products and services. They are employed by government departments, international organizations, marketing firms and business associations or may be self-employed.