Job outlook Placement Officer - Human Resources in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Human resources and recruitment officers (NOC 1223) are good in British Columbia over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a placement officer - human resources.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

placement officer - human resources
Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Human resources and recruitment officers (NOC 1223) in British Columbia for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Human resources and recruitment officers in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 4,800 people work in this occupation.
  • Human resources and recruitment officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 32%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 89% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 64% of human resources and recruitment officers work all year, while 36% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 27 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 6% of human resources and recruitment officers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Cariboo Region Good
Kootenay Region Undetermined
Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Good
Nechako Region Undetermined
North Coast Region Undetermined
Northeast Region Undetermined
Thompson–Okanagan Region Good
Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Human resources and recruitment officers (NOC 1223) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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