Employer Services

A wide variety of services are available to hiring employers attempting to make connections with current job seekers

  • Information and referrals to programs offered by Labour and Advanced Education, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Community Business Development Corporations, Regional Economic Networks, and more

  • Space for employers to host job fairs and conduct interviews

  • Services to assist employers to access a pool of available workers

  • Information on incentives available for employers

  • Access to labour market information

  • Resources to assist with strategic workforce and HR planning

Employer Engagement Specialists

Employer engagement specialists work intensively with employers to help facilitate their needs and connect them with job-ready workers.

 

How can we help?

 

  • Discuss and identify staffing needs and challenges

  • Enable employers to connect with multiple resources

  • Promote awareness of government programs that support human resource and business development

  • Work with local and regional business and economic development supports, focusing on employers, labour, and human resource development needs

  • Find and reach qualified individuals

  • Access, understand, and use current labour market information

  • Promote diversity and inclusion

  • Participate in regional employer engagement network to increase the effectiveness of employer relationships across the province

Labour Market Information

Understand, access, and apply current labour market information, including wage rates and workforce trends to make informed hiring decisions

Access to Funding

Funding, resources, and services to help Nova Scotia’s employers build a skilled and adaptable workforce

 

Hiring Talent

  • Graduate to Opportunity

  • START

  • Skills Development

  • One Journey

Skills Development

  • Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive

  • Workplace Education Initiative

  • SkillsonlineNS

Matching to Unemployed Clients

  • Connect employment opportunities with available workforce (pool of qualified candidates)

  • Promote positions available through NS Works Centres

Job Descriptions

Help develop competency -based job descriptions to support finding, managing, and retaining qualified candidates

You can submit a job posting here.

To enter, please call (902) 864-7520 and request access.

HR Planning

  • Organize and host employer recruiting events

  • Provide professional space to conduct interviews

Access to Space

  • Develop and implement plans to recruit and retain employees

  • Access to programs and services, such as the HR Toolkit, Welcoming Workplaces, Workplace Education, and Sector Councils

  • Build and enhance your HR skills, including effective interview questions and strategies