Researching Employers

Employment Rights

Employer Information

  • Adzuna- Adzuna is the “google for jobs”, searching hundreds of different job sites and bringing together all of the local vacancies into a single, easy-to-use search engine
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
  • Canada’s Top 100 Diversity Employers– This website provides a list of Canada’s best diversity employers. Click on each employer to find out why they made the list.
  • The Career Directory– Allows graduates to match their degree or diploma with employers that recruit grads with their academic background.
  • Eluta New Graduate Job Search – Enter your degree and field of study and see which employers are looking for your skill set. Learn more about which grads are hired and the types of positions available, including summer and co-op work term possibilities.
  • Fusion Halifax – Networking Group – A resource that will help you build connections, get involved, find employment, activate ideas and promote issues.
  • Halifax Chamber of Commerce (Events) – Upcoming event listing that provides an opportunity to gain new business knowledge while making valuable connections across the community.
  • Halifax Connector Program – connecting newcomers to Canada with local business leaders.
  • Job Applications – Job seeker’s resource that provides many printable and online applications for financial institutions, retail and department stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, and other large Canadian businesses.
  • JobCareer – JobCareer allows students to search for jobs from thousands of company recruitment pages and job board sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually. Students can also upload and manage their resumes which can be discovered by potential employers.
  • List of prospective employers
  • One Nova Scotia Youth Employment Program- This program matches recent graduates with employers. Venor Search Group will learn about the interests, education, and experience of graduates, and then match them with an employer.
  • ResearchGate – A career resource for international science research positions. Find and apply for jobs in science, research and higher education from around the world.

Job Market Trends and News

  • You can find more information on job market trends and news here.
  • HRSDC Regional Labour Market Bulletins – Provides an analysis of the local labour markets and an assessment of local employment-related events.
  • Job Futures, Occupational Outlook – provides current labour market conditions, earnings, and future employment prospects according to occupation.
  • The Occupational Outlooks have been updated for 2015 on the web site. Under Explore Careers, if you choose the Outlooks option, there are two choices:
  • Option A allows you to pick an occupation (you can use the National Occupational Classification list presented), and see the outlooks for that occupation for each area of the country on one page.
  • Option B allows you to choose a specific area and see outlooks for all occupations for that area on one page.