Calgary recruitment agency gives two cents on Albertas unemployment rate

by Chris Bowen Posted Aug 21, 2015 7:00 am MDT Last Updated Aug 21, 2015 at 7:01 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email FreeImages.com/Paul Pasieczny Calgary recruitment agency gives two cents on Alberta’s unemployment rate A Calgary recruitment agency is optimistic, despite Alberta’s higher rates of unemployment and people claiming employment insurance.Aditya Manchiraju, with Manpower, said although they’re seeing a significant slow down in oil and gas, some big projects are expected to begin in the coming months.“The winter projects that are going to come in the next little while is going to be very key for us, and most of our clients in the oil and gas are saying that the winter projects are still going to be strong,” Manchiraju said.Manchiraju added many applicants in the city are still picky about what they want to do, and what salary they should get, even though the number of Albertans on Employment Insurance was up 74 per cent in June compared to 2014. read more