Nova Scotia Labor Force Survey

This website offers the latest information on labour market attachment for Nova Scotians. It outlines employment rates, full-time employment rates, part-time employment, unemployment, as well as provides a link to the Annual Update of the labour market information available in Nova Scotia.

Life After You Graduate: What are the best options for you?

This website offers some interesting suggestions for recent graduates in deciding what they would like to do post-graduation. It is suggested that, while students should move through education thinking toward a career path, the pressure to advance to a career path may be felt more distinctly during a student’s final year of schooling. The article then walks through some exercises which may help individuals to decide what their path looks like post-graduation.

Labor and Advanced Education: Canada-Nova Scotia Job Fund Agreement

This website describes the Canada-Nova Scotia Job Fund Agreement between the province of Nova Scotia and the Canadian government. The agreement outlines the kind of investments both parties will make into the labour force of Nova Scotia, with the aim to grow the economy. The funding is to be used to increase resiliency, adaptability, and employability with the workforce, and increase the participation in the labour force. It provides funding to assist individuals to develop the necessary skills to find and maintain long-term employment. There is particular attention paid to individuals on Employment Insurance, as well as low-skilled workers and those from under-represented groups in the labour force.

Key Performance Indicators – University of Waterloo 2016

This website offers information about University of Waterloo graduates, and the rate at which they are employed post-graduation. It was required by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. The website offers information by degree program, and at various intervals (six months and two years post-graduation). It also offers information on degree completion rates, as well as default rates for provincial student loans.