The following sites provide useful information on how to complete job applications, write effective resumes and cover letters. You'll also find tips on how to network and how to do well in job interviews.
The following links will help you find work in today's job market.
You can use the following links to access the resources needed to find out about jobs in the skilled trades in Nova Scotia. To be employed in certain skilled trades however, you must have a Certificate of Qualification. This certificate states that you have passed the provincial qualification exam that assesses your knowledge of the trade.
In addition, the Red Seal Program allows qualified tradespersons to practice their trade in any Canadian province or territory where the trade is designated. Nova Scotia does not participate in all the Red Seal trades.
The following links provide resources and information to help people with disabilities find employment in today's job market.
Whether you are looking for your first job, an internship opportunity, or a summer job, the following links can help you reach your goals.
If you have a certificate, diploma and/or degree from another country, the following links will help you match your educational achievements to the needs of Nova Scotia-based employers. As well, "bridging" programs may help you acquire the additional education and skills you need to meet Nova Scotia standards without duplicating the learning you have already gained elsewhere.
Usually, credential assessment services require the English or French translation of all foreign language documents. You may find the following link a useful tool while searching for a translation service.
Foreign workers wishing to find temporary employment in Canada will require, in almost all cases, a valid work permit issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.