Job prospects Technical Sales Specialist - Metals in the Côte-Nord Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade in the Côte-Nord Region. These trends also apply to people working as a technical sales specialist - metals.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

technical sales specialist - metals
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade (NOC 6221) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Employers are generally looking for candidates with a university degree or a college diploma, and experience in sales or in a technical field related to the products and services sold by the business. The knowledge of computers, in-depth knowledge of the characteristics of marketed products and services, bilingualism and good communication skills are assets. Knowledge of a foreign language, as well as experience in traveling or working abroad, may be required of those seeking employment with firms that import or export technical products and goods.

Employment in this specialized occupation thus evolves according to the trends influencing wholesale trade. the Popularity of personal telecommunications and access to wireless networks remains high and should contribute to growth. In the medium term, consumer behavior, the volume of Québec imports and exports, as well as technological changes will continue to support the growth of this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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