WPH's most recent Labour Market Snapshot indicates that Hamilton's unemployment rate continues to chart lower than the provincial average.
In addition, employment in health occupations saw a drop of 8,233 people from 2017 Q2 to 2018 Q2.
Employment in occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport is up 40% year over year.
The occupations with the most job postings in Q2 are: truck drivers, retail salesperson, retail sales supervisors, and customer and information service reps.
The hard skills in demand in Hamilton are: bilingual skills; reading blueprints; quality assurance; forklift driving; and customer relationship management.