Alberta Workforce: The future is here!

By on October 11, 2013
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The world economy is suffering, but Alberta is roaring with job opportunities and demand for more Skilled Workers across different industries especially the construction sector.

According to Inventory of Alberta Major projects, there is currently $199.4 billion of projects under construction in the province. Of these projects, approximately $125 billion is in the Oil & Gas sector. Another $13.7 billion are on Infrastructure projects and another $24.2 billion are on pipeline projects. At we are tracking and analyzing this information continually to help our readers better understand the prospects of the trades career opportunities. These numbers tell us that the vast majority of major projects in Alberta are heavily dependent on skilled tradesmen and tradeswomen. has been following public and private sector initiatives such as Building and Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce (BETW), which has been devised to accommodate this boom. BETW is Alberta’s 10-year labor force development plan.  This strategy dictates a seventeen step action plan for the government to undertake and execution will require the involvement of industries, labor groups, educational institutions, and training providers .  This can ensure that the outcome entails better conditions for workers along with strategizing to accommodate the growing market. The Alberta Building Trades Council is one of the contributors to this government strategy and will be seeking ways to enable and promote access to opportunities for skilled trades such as electricians, builders and welders.

As the market grows and opportunities open, Alberta workers need to find new channels to seek what is best for them. is updated with all that’s new in the market, providing jobs that suit different skills and aspirations. The website also works on opening doors for Alberta’s work force to become aware of challenges or industry initiatives. is a job board for the skilled trades primarily in Canada, Australia, United States and more. If you are looking for future jobs / vacancies or you an employer looking for hiring trades people with the right qualifications, you can create your Free profile at

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