Nearly 500 jobs were posted in Nipissing District in February.
That’s slightly below January’s figures but is nearly 27 percent higher than the 5-year average for February.
The Labour Market Group says it’s attributed to a change in collection methods.
260 employers posted jobs in February which is also significantly higher than the five-year average.
The top five employers were:
- North Bay Regional Health Centre
- Near North District School Board
- Cascades Casino
- Voyageur Aviation Corp
- West Nipissing General Hospital
Health care & social assistance was the top hiring industry followed by retail trade and manufacturing.
LMG is hosting several virtual events for Workforce Week starting on Monday, April 4.
They include resume workshops, job fairs, employer panels and more.
Visit thelabourmarketgroup.ca for more information.