Worker/Jobseeker Survey

This five-minute survey is presented by Invest Southeast Alberta, a group of regional businesses and organizations who have united to develop a joint economic action plan, share necessary resources, and ensure action is taken to support workers and employers in the region we serve.

All individual survey responses will be held in strict confidence. Your contact information will only be used if you are the winner of our prize draw for a $500 Visa Card (just for participating!). Thank you for your time.  Prize draw is scheduled to be held on September 30, 2019.

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1. What community is your permanent residence?

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2. If your permanent residence is outside Alberta, please indicate the province or territory.

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3. If your permanent residence is Medicine Hat, and you leave Medicine Hat for work, where do you go?

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4. What is your age?

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5. What is your gender?

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6. Were you born in Alberta?

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7. What is your marital status?

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8. What is the highest level of education you have completed?

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9. What employment training or development courses have you taken?

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10. If you have a spouse or partner, what is their current job?

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11. How many children do you have living with you in the following age groups? If none, enter 0 under "Ages 0 to 5".

  0 1 2 3 4 Over 4
Age 0 to 5
Age 6 to 18
Age 19+

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12. Which of the following Indigenous groups do you identify with, if any?

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13. What best describes your current living arrangements?

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14. What best describes your employment status?

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15. If you are presently employed, what best describes the INDUSTRY in which you currently work? (We use North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes to classify industries.)

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16. If you are searching for a new job, what best describes the INDUSTRY you want to work in? (We use North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes to clasify industries.)

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17. From your experience/understanding, what types of jobs are most in demand in Medicine Hat?

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18. What is your preferred method for learning about job opportunities and local communities?

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19. If you are looking to change occupations, what do you feel is the biggest challenge you face?

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20. Please rank the quality of the following local amenities/services in the community you live in?

  Very Good Good Okay Poor Very Poor Don't Know
Access to medical services
Access to a pharmacy
Urban recreation (e.g. skating, swimming pools, tennis etc.)
Backcountry recreation opportunities
Selection of retail services
Quality of schools
Proximity to work
Availability of housing
Affordability of housing
Public Transportation
Employment opportunities for you
Social conditions
Employment opportunities for your spouse or partner
Entertainment (bars, concerts, shows, festivals)

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21. How important are the following factors to you when deciding where to live?

  Very Important Important Neutral Unimportant Very Unimportant
Access to medical services
Access to a pharmacy
Urban recreation (e.g. skating, swimming pools, tennis etc.)
Backcountry recreation opportunities
Selection of retail services
Quality of schools
Proximity to work
Availability of housing
Affordability of housing
Public Transportation
Employment opportunities for you
The wage you are paid
Enjoyment of your job
Advancement opportunities in your job
Training opportunities in your job
Community social conditions
Employment opportunities for your spouse or partner
Entertainment (bars, concerts, shows, festivals)

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22. Thank you for your time. If you wish to be entered into our draw for a $500 Visa card please provide your name, phone number, and email below. This information will only be used for the purposes of the prize draw. Only one entry will be accepted per person. 

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