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The Canadian auto industry experienced a 19% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Canadian Tire with 596 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of auto company job postings. GlobalData’s Automotive Megatrends and Market Analysis report provides valuable insights into the key megatrends shaping the automotive industry, major players like Apple, Baidu, and Cruise Automation, along with component forecasts. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for an 8% share of the Canadian’s auto industry new job postings in Q2 2023, down by 17% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive auto hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 8% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were down by 37% year-on-year. Second highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 8% and drop by 20% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 23% of the new job postings and 36% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in auto accounted for 58% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Canadian Tire with 596, followed by Magna International with 437, while the highest increase was at Linamar at 8%.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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