Brendon Bernard

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Brendon Bernard

Brendon Bernard

Brendon Bernard is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab, focusing on the Canadian labour market. His research interests include analyzing how detailed trends in the job market fit in with broader developments in the Canadian economy. Brendon was previously an economist with Department of Finance Canada, where he focused on analyzing Canadian financial sector policy and the U.S. economy. He holds a Master’s in Economics from the Vancouver School of Economics at University of British Columbia, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen's University.


State of the labour Market

November Labour Force Survey: A Sigh of Relief, at Least for Today

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Canadian labour market trackers can breathe a sigh of relief, at least for today. The November Labour Force Survey posted the largest monthly jump in jobs on record, edging out its previous best in March 2012.  


State of the labour Market

November Jobs Day Preview: Natural Resource Jobs Stall as Oil Price Gap Grows

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Resource extraction jobs fell less in Canada than in the US after 2014, but Canada’s rebound has stalled as the oil price gap has widened


Seasonal Retail: Holiday Job Postings Down This Year as the Hiring Season Starts Late

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Holiday posting share down 16%, but a growing portion is for full-time work.


Regional, State of the labour Market

Bilingual Jobs Across Canada: What Roles Most Often Require French and English?

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Bilingualism opens doors to jobs requiring social skills in French Canada


October Labour Force Survey: A Sleepy October After A Wild Summer

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The unemployment rate ticked down as fewer youth were looking for work.


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