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Labour market information tells you about:

  • Jobs and salaries
  • Industry sectors
  • Local community opportunities
  • Future trends and conditions
  • Statistics

This is important information to know for job search, especially if you are looking for a very specific occupation.  Learning what it is and how to use it can help you find a job. Labour market information tells you:

  • What jobs and skills employers in your area are looking for
  • Which industries are hiring
  • Where to find employers who are hiring
  • What working conditions are like for specific industries
  • What education and training you need for specific jobs
  • Which job areas are growing in the future
  • What factors can stop you from getting a job

Why do I need this information?

Labour market information can help you make a good decision when you are looking for a new job. It can help you find out what the labour market is like for that job or that area.

Labour market information for Nova Scotia can be found on http://careers.novascotia.ca.