Employment opportunities in SK continue to grow

July 9, 2012

Saskatchewan employers continue to seek new workers, with Saskjobs.ca posting 15,205 jobs in June, a 16.6 per cent jump compared to June 2011.

"These new numbers show job seekers have an abundance of choices when it comes to finding new employment opportunities," Economy Minister Bill Boyd said. "More individuals working will have a positive impact on the economy, as people will have the ability to spend their income on goods and services to continue our upward growth."

Full time employment accounted for 12,269 job postings, which are distributed across Saskatchewan. The highest vacancies were in Saskatoon with 3,907 postings, while Regina employers posted 3,810 jobs.

Job seekers traffic to Saskjobs.ca website also jumped with 942,244 visits in June, a 13 per cent increase over June 2011. More than half the visitors came from Saskatchewan, while the remainder came from across Canada and abroad.