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Human resources and recruitment officers  (NOC 1223)
Halifax Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Human resources and recruitment officers in Halifax Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Halifax Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Human resources and recruitment officers (NOC 1223) in the Halifax region.

This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:

  • Employment growth is expected to be strong.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Human resources and recruitment officers in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Human resources and recruitment officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 41%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 15%
    • Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 9%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 9%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 7%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 8% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 75% compared to 69% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 17% compared to 17% for all occupations

Local Labour Market News

Week of Dec 26 - Dec 30, 2016
  • Junk Works, a franchise that removes and recycles or disposes of unwanted household items, has opened in the Halifax Metro area. The business has four employees, and plans to add another truck and at least two more employees over the next year.
Week of Nov 21 - Nov 25, 2016
  • Halifax Convention Centre Corp., operator of the city's convention centre, will likely add 160 workers to its current staff of about 200 when it moves into the larger Nova Centre. Completion of the Nova Centre has been delayed until late 2017.
Week of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016 Week of Sep 29 - Oct 03, 2014
  • HGS Canada has started a recruitment drive to add about 100 full-time workers to its call centre workforce of 265 people in Dartmouth. The starting wage is $11.50 per hour.
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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