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||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Harvesting labourers (NOC 8611) 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.
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.
Here are some key facts about Harvesting labourers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Harvesting labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): more than 95%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: n/a
- 25 to 54: 89% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 12 - Dec 16, 2016
- The owner of Midgard Insect cricket farm, a new business in Windsor that produces insect protein for use in pet foods, is looking to hire additional employees and expand operations
- Lone Pine Farm will close its egg hatchery near Berwick in December after losing its main buyer. The closure will result in job losses for 10 workers. Another hatchery is expected to open soon near Hantsport.
- The use of robotics can help dairy farms become more efficient and alleviate difficulties associated with trying to attract a stable workforce, according to one farm owner. Other farm owners are considering the use of robotics as well.
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