Global Skills Index 2019

Global Skills Index 2019/20

The unemployment rate in Canada fell to a 45-year low, reaching 5.8% in 2018 - despite this the skills gap continues to widen and employers are struggling to find skilled talent to meet demand. So what can be done? Find key recommendations in the report today as well as the top three drivers you need to consider. 

How does Canada compare to talent markets around the world?

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Globally, talent mismatch is at an all-time high

Talent mismatches are worsening in many labour markets, with the divide between the skills held by jobseekers and those sought by employers continuing to grow.

About the GSI

The Hays Global Skills Index (GSI) is your comprehensive overview of the professional global labour market. Examining 34 markets, it assesses the key trends and challenges facing organizations as you search for the most sought-after skilled talent.

In addition to the deep analysis of some of the world’s largest labour markets, the report highlights several factors impacting economies globally, including wage stagnation and its potential causes, the disappearance of mid-skilled jobs and the effects of occupational gender segregation.

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