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Jobs In Ontario That Can See Increased Demand Now!

Job Bank of Canada released a report on the impact Covid-19 has had on jobs in Ontario. They analyzed 109 occupations for key questions: “How has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected this Occupation?” and “What are the Main Trends Affecting Recovery for this Occupation?”

Extracting from that list, here are 10 most impacted professions in 2022 that will see an increase in opportunities post-pandemic. Also, we have listed all the 109 occupations at end of this article with link to their outlook from Job Bank of Canada.

NOC 0112: Human resources managers

Employment opportunities for human resource managers will rise as many companies transition to working from home. HR managers are needed to establish policy and framework for layoffs, rehiring and work from home set ups. 

NOC 0712: Home building and renovation managers

A lot of people bough house during the pandemic. With this the demand for renovations and repair maintenance also increased. As a result, building and renovation managers are needed to manage the maintenance of households and businesses.

NOC 1123: Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations

Spending on digital ads will likely increase as consumers continue to shop online. As a result, it is driving employment opportunities for workers in digital marketing. In comparison, the demand for traditional media marketing has reduced. 

NOC 1241: Administrative assistants

Employment opportunities within specific industries increased to the pre-pandemic levels, relevant for industries such as schools and construction projects. 

NOC 1243: Medical administrative assistants

The demand for medical administrative assistants has increased as hospitals still struggle with patient loads and inventory management. Moreover, rescheduling non-urgent appointments and procedures could take years to resolve due to shortages in this field. 

NOC 2141: Industrial and manufacturing engineers

The demand for engineering services increased due to their ability to work remotely. Additionally, industries such as medical, health manufactured products and transportation need engineering expertise. 

NOC 2147: Computer engineers

The demand for computer engineers will increase due to the prevalence of remote work. In addition, several business sectors rely on computer systems for essential needs such as cybersecurity, AI, and data privacy are driving the increased demand. 

NOC 2148 – Other professional engineers, n.e.c.

Specific industries such as medical and health-manufactured products, transportation resources and energy utilities require engineering expertise. Thus, driving the demand for professional engineers. 

NOC 2171: Information systems analysts and consultants

Increased job opportunities in this field as companies intend to telework in future, leading to increased demand for IT analysts and consultants. Moreover, increased virtual settings increase job opportunities and demand for IT infrastructure. 

Source: Job Bank Of Canada