Brendon Bernard is a Senior 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.
Job search activity was elevated in December.
Canada’s labour market has recovered faster than the US market, but hasn’t experienced all the same changes.
Demand remained robust during the fourth quarter, when postings usually start falling off.
Employed job seekers are relatively confident they can find work.
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