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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 News
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- The University of Saskatchewan plans to sell its on-campus flock of about 300 sheep to help with budgetary pressures
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- The Saskatoon Health Region has ordered a freeze on hiring and limits on overtime
- International Vaccine Centre expects to hire 25 staff at the new $144M facility in Saskatoon
- Kenmore Land Company plans to start work this summer on a seven-year $150M project to build a 400-acre seniors' village in the Corman Park Rural Municipality, south of Saskatoon
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- Gabriel Construction Ltd. of Regina expects to start work soon on the $11.3M renovation project to St. Matthew school in Saskatoon
- Brightenview Development will begin construction on a wholesale mall in Dundurn this fall. The mall is expected to be one of the largest in the world and will employ over 700 people.
- The University of Saskatchewan expects to cut up to 100 jobs in the coming weeks, with more cuts in the fall, to address a projected $44.5M budget shortfall in 2016
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