Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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Outlook & Prospects for Senior Managers – Health, Education, Social and Community Services and Membership Organizations in North Shore 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|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 16 - Mar 20, 2015
- True North Windows and Doors has opened in Stellarton. In addition to windows and doors, the business sells a variety of home accessories and will provide renovation services, build decks, and install siding and roofing.
- Arts and crafts supply chain Michaels will open a store in March in New Glasgow, employing more than 60 workers
- Convergys will close its call centre in New Glasgow on August 28, 2015, and begin laying off some of its 194 employees in May. The company had planned to close the centre in September 2014, but then extended that date.
- Authentic Seacoast Distilling Co. is ready to proceed with a new distillery and an expansion of the Rare Bird Brewery in Guysborough. The company has hired Dartmouth-based J.W. Lindsay Enterprises for construction.
- Longshore Fisheries Ltd. will open in February in Sonora, Guysborough County. The lobster processing plant hopes its large storage capacity will enable it to operate year-round, making it easier to retain employees. The business hopes to employ 20 to 30 workers full-time, and eventually expand to other products.
- Rivers Bend Wood Products Inc., a hardwood floor manufacturer in Pomquet, has closed, resulting in the layoff of 17 employees. As for another similar business which closed in the province within the last year, the company indicated it had no access to a reliable supply of hardwood.
- Natural Forces will begin site preparation work on a wind turbine project near Amherst within the next few weeks. Full construction will begin later in the spring of 2015.
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