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Outlook & Prospects for Executive Housekeepers in Cape Breton 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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Cape Breton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2015-05-29|
For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Executive Housekeepers (NOC 6213) in the Cape Breton 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 large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year. Employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 20 - Jul 24, 2015
- The federal government is investing nearly $11M on improvements to the roof and electrical system at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney
- Toronto-based IT firm Slyce has added 25 positions to its New Waterford workforce since January, and now employs about 60 people. Workers range from data specialists to sales personnel.
- "Increased traffic volume in recent years at the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport has resulted in a need to hire firemen. The airport had previously been served by volunteer fire departments "
- Swimwear and lingerie retail chain La Vie en Rose will open a store in August in the Mayflower Mall in Sydney. Up to 10 employees will be hired.
- The Cape Breton-Victoria School Board will eliminate 62.5 positions due to declining enrolments. Of the positions, 48.5 will be absorbed by attrition, but 14 teacher assistants will receive layoff notices.
- Classic Fine foods, a manufacturer of baked goods in the Sydney area, will add four to five employees to the 12 already on staff
- The Cape Breton Regional Police Service, supported by a $4.5M in funding, will lead and administer a youth crime prevention program which will employ 24 full-time and part-time youth workers over the next five years
- The Nova Scotia Health Authority indicates it is trying to recruit 13 general practitioners to Cape Breton, and that the area also needs numerous specialist physicians. Recruitment becomes more difficult the further it takes place from Halifax, according to the authority.
- A new wastewater infrastructure system, costing $58M and creating an estimated 270,000 hours of employment, will be constructed near Sydney Harbour. The project will take place over a 10-year period, and excavation work could start by 2016.
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