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Job postings up month-over-month in March but down year-over-year

There are mixed figures with the jobs report for Nipissing in March.

496 job postings were recorded that month.

“This marks the thirteenth consecutive month for which there was a year-over-year decrease in job postings,” states the Labour Market Group jobs report.

They were down nearly 9% from a year earlier.

However, the month-over-month change is described as a “significant” increase, with job postings up nearly 21%.

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The number of unique employers was virtually unchanged.

The top five are:

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre
  • Near North District School Board
  • Voyageur Aviation Corp
  • Ontario Northland
  • District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Health Care & Social Assistance was the top hiring industry with nearly a quarter of all the job postings in March.

Retail Trade was a distant second followed by Educational Services.

 

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