Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be fair for Other customer and information services representatives (NOC 6552) in the Annapolis Valley region for the 2017-2019 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of several positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Other customer and information services representatives in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 440 people work in this occupation.
- Other customer and information services representatives mainly work in the following sectors:
- Management and administrative services (NAICS 55-56): 31%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 23%
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 12%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 6%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 23 - Apr 27, 2018
- Bent Ridge, an operation that will produce wine and beer, and also provide food and beverage service, is expected to open in July 2018 near Windsor. The business will hire six full-time staff, as well as several part¿time and seasonal workers.
- Pharmaceutical manufacturer Biovectra Inc. will expand its operation in Windsor with financial assistance from the federal government, resulting in 28 additional highly-skilled positions. The company also anticipates further employment growth by 2020.
- The owners of a recently-opened ice cream shop on St. George Street in Annapolis Royal expect to hire additional staff for the 2018 season due to strong customer response.
- A Greco Xpress fast-food restaurant opened in April 2018 at Glooscap, near Hantsport, resulting in five full-time and five part-time jobs.
- According to the Municipality of East Hants, the region has more young people than seniors, and is one of the few regions that is growing in Nova Scotia. As well, a higher percentage of residents commute to work outside of the area than in other regions.
- Construction continues at the Forest Lakes Country Club commercial-residential development near Windsor. Workers have been hired for work on the golf course, expected to open in 2019 as part of the multi-year project.
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