Following your interests is an important part of career planning, but chances are that you also want to find a job! This module will help you to explore labour market information (LMI) and get a sense of employment possibilities.
Watch this video to learn about how to find and use reliable labour market information. You can also download the Introduction to Labour Market Information video transcript - RTF.
Labour market information (LMI) provides data on a number of employment industries (for example, manufacturing). Labour market information can tell you many different things, including job trends, the jobs and skills employers are looking for, which industries are hiring, where jobs are located, and areas of job growth or decline -- in other words, it’s an excellent tool in career planning!
The following factors can influence the likelihood of being hired in a specific field, and can be found out through labour market information: