Labour Market Information

Having knowledge of the labour market allows you to make well informed employment related decisions.

What is the Labour Market?

What is Labour Market information?

Labour Market Information is information that can aid individuals in making informed employment decisions

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What is the Labour Market?

What is Labour Market Information?

Who can benefit from LMI?

How can I benefit from LMI?

How can I use LMI?

What resources are available?

How-to: Explore Careers

What is the Labour Market?

The labour market is essentially the number of people who are available to work in relation to job availability.

By having an understanding of Labour Market Information, you can make smart career decisions based off employment prospects, occupational wages and predictions about the future labour market.

What is Labour Market Information?

Labour Market Information (LMI) is information that can aid individuals in making informed employment decisions

This includes...

Job outlook

Education and skill requirements

Unemployment rates within certain lines of work

Salary and compensation packages

Working conditions

And more

What is Labour Market Information?

This includes...

Job outlook

Education and skill requirements

Unemployment rates within certain lines of work

Salary and compensation packages

Working conditions

And more

Labour Market Information (LMI) is information that can aid individuals in making informed employment decisions

Who can benefit from LMI?

Everyone can benefit from LMI in someway as it provides essential information regarding employment. Some individuals who can benefit from LMI include:

Students

Employers

Individuals looking to enter the workforce

Individuals who are moving to a new area

Individuals wanting a career change

How do I benefit from LMI?

You can benefit from LMI because it allows you to make informed, educated decisions based off of current trends and conditions within the labour market. This allows you to have an idea of what skills are being sought out and what occupations are in demand.

Who can benefit from LMI?

Everyone can benefit from LMI in someway as it provides essential information regarding employment. Some individuals who can benefit from LMI include:

Students

Employers

Individuals looking to enter the workforce

Individuals who are moving to a new area

Individuals wanting a career change

How can I 

benefit from LMI?

You can benefit from LMI because it allows you to make informed, educated decisions based off of current trends and conditions within the labour market. This allows you to have an idea of what skills are being sought out and what occupations are in demand.

How can I 

use LMI?

You can use LMI in many different ways to guide decisions you make about your career.

Some examples of how use can use LMI include:

If you are interested in entering the labour market or perhaps are looking for a fresh start, using LMI can give you information on what jobs are in demand and what areas in the province other individuals within the field tend to work.

When looking to move to a new area, having knowledge of LMI is important. Different areas of the of the country and/or province have demands for different jobs. This means a job that might have high demand in one area may have no demand in another.

What resources are available so I can search for LMI?

Nova Scotia LMI

Explore the Nova Scotia Labour Market.

Explore Careers

Discover LMI for careers you are interested in.

Guide to LMI

Explore Careers Nova Scotia offers a PDF guide for understanding Labour Market Information.

Canada LMI

Use Canada's Job Bank to explore the Canadian Labour Market by province or territory. 

How-to: Explore Careers

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