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CAREER SUPPORT
& RESOURCES

Dream. Explore. Achieve.

TEAM Work Cooperative is an inclusive and client-focused employment centre for Nova Scotians seeking job opportunities and career exploration. Our welcoming staff are trained and certified career practitioners and will help guide your employment journey every step of the way.

 

TEAM Work puts our clients first. Our core mission is to inspire and support people of all abilities to find fulfilling employment. Our team is committed to serving job seekers from career exploration to the interview process and beyond, free of charge!

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OUR SERVICES

Case Management

Case Management

Work one-on-one with our
career experts to plan your employment path.

Our Case Management team
will help you get the job you want,
as they assist with career decision-making, job search strategies, employment needs assessment
and much more. They can also provide information about different funding programs for wage subsidies, skills development
and furthering education.

Career Counselling

Career Counselling

Prepare to change careers
and/or explore new opportunities.

If you’re ready to make a career change but unsure which direction to take, our Career Counselors have you covered. They will provide you with an in-depth assessment and help you develop a step-by-step plan. The Career Counselling process encourages self-reflection, explores new possibilities, and helps identify concrete goals to strive for.

Job Development

Job Development

Learn to write resumes,
cover letters and prepare
for job interviews.

Our experienced Job Developers
will support you in finding the right employer by putting your needs
and wants first while looking for employment. They will make sure your resume and cover letter are updated, help you network with potential employers, and prepare you for that big job interview. 

Employment Maintenance Support

Employment Maintenance Support

Stay employed with the ongoing support of our staff. 

Finding a job is only the first
step—maintaining employment is the long-term goal. Our Employment Support Practitioners will ensure
that you remain motivated and engaged while working to
your fullest potential. 

Information Resource Centre

Information Resource Centre

A free, fully accessible technology centre with computers, printers, scanners and more.

Our free resource centre is
equipped with computers, printers, scanners, photocopiers, fax machines and more. The resource team will assist you with computer and/or software questions and
help offer tips on where to find employment resources on the web.

Contact us ahead of time and reserve a seat!

Services for Deaf

Services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Late Deafened

Employment services offered by
Specialist, including ASL support.

Our Deaf/Hard of Hearing Client Specialist, M.J. Crawford, is a certified career practitioner, as well as an advocate, educator, and leader in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. M.J. educates business professionals and other career practitioners with the goal of increasing employment among Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Late Deafened individuals. She can also help assist with funding for hearing aids or specific accommodations in the workplace.

Funding programs

Funding Programs

Access to funding for things
like education, training and
work supports.

Our well-informed staff are here
to help you discover, access and apply to various funding sources,
like the Opportunities Fund, START program, Skills Development and Self-Employment funding. 

Women's Services

Women's Services

Thoughtful and professional employment support for women.

Our services help women facing barriers to employment. The Women’s Services Lead can connect clients with much-needed programs and resources while supporting them through childcare issues, social inequities, and more.

 

MORE INFORMATION

If you would like more information on any of the programs listed above, please call 902-422-8900 or send us a message using the form below.

CAREER RESOURCES

Nova Scotia Career Options

Find job prospects, wages, education, training paths, and demographic profiles.

Career Edge Organization

Information on internships and entry-level work experience for new Canadian graduates an
d internationally qualified professionals eager to put
their education to work.

Nova Scotia Department
of Labour and Advanced Education

Labour issues, employment rights and responsibilities.

Business ACCESS-Ability Grant Program

Businesses can apply for a cost-shared grant to make accessibility-related improvements.

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Information on having credentials assessed & a directory of professional organizations.

School Finder

A database of admission requirements, costs, programs, and contact details on universities, colleges, and career colleges in Canada.

Nova Scotia’s Department of Finance and Treasury Board

Information on Nova Scotia’s economy and labour market.

Career Shifters

The inspiration, tools and a proven step-by-step process to help you move into work you love.

Nova Scotia Student Assistance

Allows students to apply online for student loans, check their loan status, and calculate their parental contribution.

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Information on starting and/or growing a business in Nova Scotia.

CAREER EXPLORATION

Quintessential Careers

Recruiter-approved career tools to help you land that job. 

Career Cruising

A self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in career and life.

CAREER ASSESSMENT TOOLS

Monster

Not sure what kind of job is right for you? A career test can give you some answers.

16 Personalities

Personality test to help you assess your strengths and challenges.

HELPFUL DOWNLOADS

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General/Employment Supports

  • Employer Services Guide

  • TWC Where to get help PDF

  • TWC Upgrading & Literacy programs in HRM

  • Computer Workshops and Courses in HRM

  • Resume Template Guide

  • E-Networking Guide

  • Nova Scotia Works Online Guide

  • 2022 TEAM Work Impact Report

Skills Development
Accessibility Support

  • Skills Development Accessibility Support Guide 2021

  • Skills Development Accessibility Support Guide 2020

  • August 2021

  • November 2020

  • July 2020

***Links Coming Soon
International

INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCHING

Unfortuntely TEAM Work does not have the capacity to help international job seekers find employment in Nova Scotia. Also, international hiring is subject to specific protocols from the Canadian Government. 

We do have resources to help international job seekers find work in Nova Scotia. We hope these links and information help.

Nova Scotia Immigration

A website that contains everything you need to know about relocating to (and working in) Nova Scotia from abroad. 

Career Beacon

Search for jobs from thousands of employers.

Atlantic Immigration Program

A Canadian Govnernmnt run program designed for international workers to relocate and work in the Atlantic Provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, P.E.I. & Newfoundland).

Indeed

Search for jobs, upload your resume and apply directly through indeed.

Nova Scotia Works

Hosting job postings collected by NS Works centres across the province.

ATLANTIC IMMIGRATION PROGRAM (AIP) HELP

Online Job Market (a Halifax organization) hosts a website that helps AIP participants stand out to employers by allowing them to create a personal profile (including resume, CV, personal information) that employers in the Atlantic Provinces can search from.  

**NOTE: Online Job Market's AIP Help is a PAID service and is NOT connected to TEAM Work Cooperative. We cannot guarantee you employment. If you have questions about this service, please go to the Online Job Market website and ask them any questions you may have before signing up for this service. 

IMMIGRATION LAWYERS & CONSULTANTS IN HALIFAX

WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS

Free information sessions on a variety of employment-related topics.


We offer a wide variety of workshops and webinars to help you find employment, including specialty programs (Women’s Only, Mental Health, Disability, etc). Keep checking back as our schedule is updated monthly.

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