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Homepage Image - GC - HireMeHalifax - Feb 2017#HireMeHalifax Pitch Videos are now available!

Congratulations to our #HireMeHalifax Video Contest winners: 1st place - Matthew Burton, 2nd place - Nick Punjabi, and 3rd place - Madeline Jewers.

Watch the top finalists' pitch videos now! 

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ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT-MARCH 2018-COVER PHOTOQuarterly Economic Snapshot Winter 2018

Highlights this quarter include another strong year for population growth, an increase in part-time employment while full-time employment declines, record growth in a number of Halifax Gateway statistics, and a jump in the office vacancy rate. View and download the Winter 2018 Economic Snapshot.

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Sell-Halifax-Homepage-ImageSell Halifax Program

Halifax provides the TLC needed for your business' success: Talent, Location and Cost.  View and Download the Sell Halifax Toolkit. 

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Economic Snapshot

Real GDP Level & Annual Growth 2016, CMA's, $2007 Chained Millions
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP level and annual growth

Real GDP per Capita Level & Annual Growth 2016, CMA's, $2007 (CM)
Source: Conference Board of Canada

GDP growth per capita and annual growth

GDP
Growth

Halifax had another strong year for GDP growth in 2016. The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) estimated the city's real GDP grew to $18.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 2.2%.

 

2017 Halifax Index

Featured Business

Scotiabank

Scotiabank

This month, we talked to Craig Thompson, Senior Vice President, Atlantic Region at Scotiabank. Scotiabank is a Canadian multinational bank serving customers in over 55 countries.

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Events

, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
BMO Room, Halifax Central Library
Events

By the end of the session participants will be able to:


-Identify various employment types and their benefits
-Build a talent search strategy that fits your budget
-Recognize hiring best practices

Each participant will also gain access to uptreeHR's signature Hiring Toolkit after the session. Each kit includes:


-Comprehensive overview of federal and provincial wage subsidies programs
-Tips Sheet - the do's and don'ts of hiring
-Telephone Pre-screen Template
-Interview Guide Template
-Reference Check Template
-Candidate Evaluation Template
-Employment Legislation by Province

The Facilitator: Sarah Mullins is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) with over 20 years' experience finding, hiring and managing employees. She is the founder of uptreeHR, a Halifax-based human resource consulting firm that helps startups and small businesses manage their people and optimize their performance. For further information visit uptreehr.ca.

Contact: Rosie Shen
Industry News

Experiential Learning: Tailor-Made for Your Business

May 17, 2018

Experiential learning engages students in first-hand experiences in the workplace related to their education program. For students, it develops knowledge skills, and values beyond the classroom.

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