Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that provide services to business, and ensure the quality of those services and client satisfaction. They work in such fields as management consulting, market research, personnel services, payroll services, advertising services and security services.
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- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that provide services to business such as management consulting, market research, personnel services, payroll services, advertising services or security services
- Plan, develop and organize the policies and procedures of these establishments
- Develop action plans, provide expertise in response to client needs, and support and advise project teams
- Direct and advise staff in the development and implementation of sales or marketing strategies
- Plan, administer and control budgets for client projects, contracts, equipment and supplies
- Represent the company within various economic and social organizations
- Assist staff with administrative or technical problems
- Hire, train and supervise staff.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Business Services Managers in Halifax Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Currently the chances of qualified workers in this occupation finding employment are considered to be fair in the local area. Management positions require considerable years of experience and are frequently filled from within the organization. There are occasional advertised opportunities, but only a minimal amount.
In addition to employment opportunities locally, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for workers in this occupation in Nova Scotia is expected to be fair over the next 5 years.
Additional information on workers in this occupation (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Feb 11 – Feb 15, 2013
- A call centre that helps Nova Scotians access information on community and social services has opened in Dartmouth. The 211 service employs staff with backgrounds in community or social services.
Week of Dec 17 – Dec 21, 2012
- Blue Ocean, a call centre with two offices on Bayers Road in Halifax, may hire as many as 60 new employees over the next 6 months. The company has about 550 workers and the jobs would pay anywhere from $11 to more than $20 an hour
Week of Dec 10 – Dec 14, 2012
- Source Security, based in Halifax, branches out into high-tech corporate security solutions and predicts technology likely won’t reduce the need for security guards
Week of Nov 12 – Nov 16, 2012
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