COVID has increased demand for these jobs in Ontario
The pandemic has overhauled the way Canadians work. While some sectors have seen widespread job loss, others are on the lookout for even more talent.
Here are some of the occupations that have seen an increased demand for labour during the pandemic. They are listed in order of their National Occupational Classification (NOC) code.
Occupations is in High Demand in Ontario
- (NOC 0124) Advertising, marketing and public relations managers.
- (NOC 0213) Computer and information systems managers.
- (NOC 2121) Biologists and related scientists.
- (NOC 2171) Information systems analysts and consultants.
- (NOC 2172) Database analysts and data administrators.
- (NOC 2174) Computer programmers and interactive media developers.
- (NOC 2175) Web designers and developers.
- (NOC 3211) Medical laboratory technologists.
- (NOC 5241) Graphic Designers and Illustrators
Demand for labour and immigration go hand-in-hand in Canada. The purpose of economic immigration is specifically to address labour shortages, and support Canada’s long-term economic growth.
you can use work experience toward an application through the popular Express Entry system as long as you are eligible for any of the three Federal High Skilled programs: the Canadian Experience Class, the Federal Skilled Worker Program, and the Federal Skilled Trades Program.
Ontario has its own Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) that can support permanent residency applications.