Express Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals

June 02, 2015 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: 2nd Annual "State of the Unemployed in Canada" Survey to be Released Tomorrow, Wednesday June 3

Unique Harris Poll of the Unemployed Reveals Trends and Demographics of Jobless Canadians

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 2, 2015) - On Wednesday, June 3, the results of the second annual "State of the Unemployed in Canada" survey will be released by Express Employment Professionals, North America's largest franchised staffing company. The in-depth survey is a rare look into the condition of unemployed Canadians. The survey of 1,837 jobless Canadians aged 18 and older was conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Express.

Topics examined include:

  • Who are the Unemployed? What is the demographic make-up of jobless Americans?
  • Are People Giving Up? How many jobless Canadians have "completely given up" looking for a job?
  • Is Long-Term Unemployment a Chronic Condition? For those out of work, how long has it been since they went on a job interview?
  • Do Unemployed Canadians Blame Themselves? The Economy? Where does responsibility lie?
  • How Do the Unemployed Judge Their Skills Compared to What Employers Want?

To receive an embargoed copy of the survey results or set up an interview with Bob Funk contact Kellie Major at or Sherry Kast at

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