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Clerks in this unit group write correspondence, proofread material for accuracy, compile material for publication and perform other related clerical duties. They are employed by newspapers, periodicals, publishing firms and by establishments throughout the private and public sectors.
advertising clerk, classified advertising clerk, correspondence clerk, directory compiler, editorial assistant, press clipper, proofreader, publication clerk, reader, translation clerk.
- Classified advertising clerks receive customers' orders for classified advertising, write and edit copy, calculate advertising rates and bill customers.
- Correspondence clerks write business and government correspondence such as replies to requests for information and assistance, damage claims, credit and billing enquiries and service complaints.
- Editorial assistants and publication clerks assist in the preparation of periodicals, advertisements, catalogues, directories and other material for publication; proofread material; verify facts and conduct research.
- Proofreaders read material prior to publication to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical or compositional errors within tight deadlines.
- Readers and press clippers read newspapers, magazines, press releases and other publications to locate and file articles of interest to staff and clients.
Outlook & Prospects for Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks in Saskatoon--Biggar Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- The Saskatoon Referees Association (SRA) indicates a potential shortage of referees for minor hockey as 40 referees quit over the past year. The SRA blames the verbal abuses of young officials and new recruits by coaches and fans for the losses.
- Husky Energy announced $1.125M support for the Power Engineering program at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology Saskatoon campus, for upgrades to the Power Engineering Technology lab and scholarships
- The University of Saskatchewan signed a long-term lease with Saskatoon-based P.R. Hotels Ltd. to build a 10-storey, 203-room building to house two separate hotels. Construction is slated to start by mid-2014, with completion by spring 2016.
- The Saskatoon Health Region launched its new Home First/Quick Response Home Care project to improve the quality of life and enhance the dignity, health, and independence for seniors in Saskatoon
- The Saskatchewan Research Council officially opened its new mineral processing pilot plant in Saskatoon to support the development and demonstration of new technologies and improved methods for processing minerals
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