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Canada’s Most In-Demand Jobs Of 2020 Include Truck Drivers & Receptionists

Canada really needs more welders too, apparently.
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Canada’s Most In-Demand Jobs Of 2020 Include Truck Drivers & Receptionists

Looking for a new job can be stressful, especially if you often find you’re underqualified or don’t have enough experience for some roles. However, you might be surprised to learn that Canada’s most in-demand jobs of 2020 don’t necessarily require a degree or tons of experience. Plus, you can apply for some of them right now.

According to, Canadian baby boomers are starting to retire in huge numbers, and they’re leaving behind some big gaps in the job market.

From administrative roles and office jobs to trades positions and retail work, Canada's list of the most in-demand employees has a little bit of everything, no matter what your particular skills are.

In fact, the top five jobs include sales associates, truck drivers, receptionists and welders, so there's a diverse range of opportunities available.

If you’ve been struggling to find work, or simply haven’t found the career of your dreams yet, it could be very useful to know exactly what kind of jobs are in demand in Canada this year.

The best part is that several of these roles require no specific qualifications, and some companies may be willing to take on new staff with limited experience.

The rest of Canada's most in-demand jobs list for 2020 looks like this:

  • Sales Associate

  • Driver

  • Receptionist

  • Welder

  • Developer

  • Business Development Manager

  • General Labourer

  • Project Manager

  • Heavy Duty Mechanic

  • Merchandiser

  • Electrical Engineer

  • Accountant

  • HR Manager

  • Financial Advisor

  • Registered Nurse

More details about the full requirements for each role can be found by clicking here.

The list was compiled by employment agency Randstad Canada, who considered the career areas that are expected to have a high number of job openings in 2020.

Many of these professions are predicted to have a shortage of workers applying for them this year, so keep an eye out for any job postings that have similar opportunities.

The Canada-wide list of jobs appears to be pretty diverse. However, in Toronto, the most desirable employees are mainly in the tech industry

If you're looking to be bringing home the big bucks, there's a number of roles in the 6ix that will pay over $100,000 as an annual salary.

Whatever your career ambitions are for 2020, good luck!

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