Employment prospects improving

Job prospects for the first quarter of 2015 in Victoria will increase six percentage points from the same time in 2014.

Job prospects for the first quarter of 2015 in Victoria will increase six percentage points from the same time in 2014.

A report by Manpower Group found that employers in the finance, insurance and real estate sectors will have the strongest job prospects, with a four percentage point increase from the same time in 2014.

The survey of over 1,900 employers across Canada revealed that 11 per cent plan to increase their staffing levels in the first quarter of 2015, while seven per cent anticipate cutbacks and 79 per cent expect their current staffing levels to stay the same. The remaining three per cent are unsure about their hiring intentions.