As we face labour shortages and shift into a digitized economy, a new graduate with new energy and the most updated skills could be exactly what your organization needs to stay in motion.
For the MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning (MCCL), tapping into young talent was a no-brainer.
Tucked in the midst of Cape Breton’s former mining communities, a land surveying firm from the ’80s is finding new and better ways to use its technology.
A key player in the equation? A new grad with the most updated skills.
This year, the Halifax-based start-up known for inventing the world’s first bionic knee brace, shifted gears completely to equip Nova Scotia’s front-line workers during the pandemic
Spring Loaded Technology hired more than 40 contractors and pumped out a whopping 50,000 face shields over the summer to protect nurses, food producers…
This year, youth have been an integral part of helping companies adapt to new ways of working during a pandemic
In April, Margaret Dron, founder of Electric Owl, welcomed multiple co-op students to her team, focused on agricultural research, software engineering and computer science.
Electric Owl is a small, Halifax-based…
The pandemic has forced small companies in every corner of the province to find new ways of doing business — much of it online. And young people are proving best equipped to help employers make the leap. “Virtual tech skills and adaptability are traits that I feel I possess,” says…
Six years ago in a move that may seem risky to most, Ross Simmonds launched a fully remote content marketing agency, Foundation Marketing. Today, they serve some of the fastest growing start-ups and largest Fortune 500 brands in the world.
He attributes much of their global success to the young…
Some businesses are rebuilding their workforce after being forced to lay off staff, and many are adapting to new ways of reaching clients and delivering services.
Halifax-based organization, Strongest Families Institute (SFI), provides evidence-based mental health services to children and families everywhere, and are tapping into new skillsets as remote…
Every year on April 28 we honour those who have died because of a workplace injury or illness. The National Day of Mourning is a much-needed moment to remember and recognize the lives lost.
Nova Scotians lost twenty-two people because of workplace injury and illness in 2019.
Each individual tragedy…
Nova Scotia’s GTO program helps inject new ideas to fill gaps in businesses
A Dartmouth-based marine electronics company is building a strong and reliable reputation, thanks to the talented young technicians who serve their clients across the province every day.
Many of those techs are recent graduates.