Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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 Feb 12 - Feb 16, 2018
- 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.
- Amherst-based Access Labels is planning to expand with the help of a $1M repayable loan from ACOA. The company will grow from 32 to 36 employees and will be able to scale-up operations with additional warehouse space and a new press.
- According to a doctor involved in recruiting for physicians, Annapolis and Kings counties have seven family doctor vacancies and are recruiting for another two as well. Adding to the situation is the fact that 85 of the 222 doctors in the area are over 50.
- Despite just opening in October 2017, the Annapolis Brewing Company in Annapolis Royal is looking to expand. The owners are opening a small second brewery and a taproom in May 2018 across from Fort Anne, but eventually want everything under one roof.
- Robinson's Cannabis is building a 27,700-square foot marijuana production facility in the Kentville Business Park. The facility is applying to be a licensed producer and expects that it will create 25 to 30 jobs in the first phase of their business plan.
- The Valley Credit Union officially opened a new Bridgetown branch office at 256 Granville Street in January 2018. The new branch offers traditional service as well as self-serve options, but members can also speak face-to-face with a financial advisor.
- The Greenwood Golf Club in the Annapolis Valley, scheduled to be closed for good after the 2017 season, will reopen in 2018 as a new owner has taken control of the operation.
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