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)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Other customer and information services representatives (NOC 6552) in the Annapolis Valley 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 is expected to decline sharply.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
- Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Other customer and information services representatives in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 470 people work in this occupation.
- Other customer and information services representatives mainly work in the following sectors:
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 74%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 11%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 14% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 73% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 13% compared to 21% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 20 - Nov 24, 2017
- Logit Group, a Toronto-based outbound call centre involved in data collection, hopes to open an office in Aberdeen Place in Kentville and hire up to 100 staff before the end of 2017. Most of the part-time agents will work from home.
- An Esso gas bar and Tim Hortons coffee shop are expected to open by the spring of 2018 at Glooscap Landing, as work on the first phase of the development continues near Hantsport
- Robinson's Cannabis Inc. plans to establish a medical marijuana growing operation and create about 30 jobs in Kentville within a year or so. The company has started clearing land for a facility, but still needs final Health Canada approval.
- Halifax-based CaNile Consultants Ltd. hopes to start an aquaponics operation in a former school building in Newport Station by February 2018. A minimum of 10 to 15 new jobs would be created upon opening.
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