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Growing Opportunities in High Growth Career Sectors

Growing Opportunities in High Growth Career Sectors

high growth career workbcThe 2008 recession created lost jobs and worry for some British Columbians. But since 2008, BC’s economy has remained stable and is showing signs of growth. That means there are still high growth career sectors right here in BC and you can explore them at Whether you or your partner is looking for a career change, you’ve already experienced a lay-off and you want a job with greater stability, or you’re trying to help your kids decide what kind of position to pursue, is where to start. You can find comprehensive information about different career options at

Their Job Search tool will help you look for a job right now. Their Career Trek tool will help you find the career that’s right for you, with over 60 original videos highlighting fantastic jobs throughout the province. Finally, their Labour Market Navigator will help you pinpoint high growth career options in Metro Vancouver and across the province. To help you get started here are three high growth career options to consider.

High Growth Career Options

1. Health Care Careers

Maybe going back to school to become a doctor, dentist or optometrist is a bit of a tall order. However, there are plenty of other great jobs in this high growth career sector. From nurses to medical lab technicians to veterinary health technologists to speech-language pathologists to medical imaging specialists, BC needs people to take care of its health needs.

2. Professional and Technical Services Careers

Once again, we know that few Vancouver moms are considering heading to law school or engineering school. However, there are lots of great opportunities in this high growth career sector that don’t require years of advanced education. BC needs paralegals, graphic designers and information systems professionals. Get the full picture with’s Labour Market Navigator.

3. Trades Careers

Have you thought about entering the trades? Women in Trades Training programs are helping women enter the trades in BC. The days of only men entering the trades are over, and now is the time to seize the opportunity. You can choose from over 100 Red Seal programs in BC. From carpentry, pipefitting and chef training, the sky is the limit with trades in BC. Start exploring trades careers with’s Career Trek tool.

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No matter where your interests lie, or what your skills are, it’s worth considering a job in one of the high career growth areas. You just may find your fit, along with job security and the knowledge that you’re making a contribution not just to your family, but to the community as a whole.

high growth career workbcThis article was sponsored by Whether you’re looking for labour market information for your child’s future, job search tips for yourself or just want to browse opportunities throughout BC – is where to start. We know – you’re on the go, not to worry! WorkBC’s online tools such as Job Search, Labour Market Navigator, and Career Trek can be viewed on tablet, mobile and virtually everything in between. With one million job openings expected by 2020 now is the time to think about your and your kids’ future. Visit one of B.C.’s most powerful job search tools. is your one stop shop for all things labour market related in B.C.

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