How We Help Employers

Nova Scotia Works centres have hands-on staff who specialize in assisting employers and business owners: Employer Engagement Specialists (EES). EES staff focus on addressing the unique needs of employers and business owners--helping you recruit, retain, and train employees. Support provided by EES staff includes:



  • Assistance with the creation of job descriptions and ads 
  • Posting of job vacancies online and in-house  
  • Partnering with clients to host job fairs, recruitment drives and information sessions
  • Provide professional meeting and interviewing space

Skills Development/Training 

  • Provide tools, links and resources related to Human Resources
  • Identify and aid in the organization of needed workshops and training
  • Employ strategies to become a more inclusive workplace

Funding Awareness 

  • Promote awareness of government programs that support human resource and business development. 
  • Assist you in navigating federal and provincial funding programs to find a match based on your businesses unique needs.

Regional Employer Engagement Network

  • Employer Engagement Specialists participate in regional employer engagement networks to increase the effectiveness of employer relationships across the province.  Collaborators would include Regional Enterprise Networks, Community Business Development Corporations, Chambers of Commerce, municipal economic developers and other government departments.

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