Trouble finding a summer job?

You're not alone

It’s a tough summer to find jobs, according to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey. Among Canadians aged 15 to 24 who were planning to return to full-time studies in the fall, only 58.9 per cent were employed in May. That’s down from 60.8 per cent in May, 2011. The good news? At least things aren’t as bad as they were during the Great Recession. In May, 2009 only 56.3 per cent of students were employed. If you’re struggling yourself, these 10 Summer Job Search Tips may apply. It may also be time to consider unglamorous work, despite what these Alberta students say.