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Pictou County is home to large national companies, like Sobeys Inc., Crombie REIT, and Michelin, mid-size companies, like MacGregor's Industrial Group, Wearwell Garments Limited, J.J. MacKay Canada Limited (MacKay Meters), and Velsoft training materials.

There are opportunities in almost every sector, including the service industry, technology, manufacturing, professional services, and the not-for-profit sector.

You may even want to explore entrepreneurship! Pictou County has a number of local organizations that are prepared to support you!

(Photo of the New Glasgow Crombie REIT office)


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Talent and Skills Attraction

Employment Centre

Nova Scotia Works is part of a province-wide network of employment service centres that are committed to providing inclusive employment services to all Nova Scotians. Career Connections is the Nova Scotia Works office that serves the counties of Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough, and is located in New Glasgow.

Nova Scotia Works offices provide a welcoming atmosphere with access to free employment services. Staff are qualified Certified Career Development Professionals who are knowledgeable, confidential, and experienced in assisting both job seekers, and employers.

To view the job board, please click here.


Attracting talent from outside of Canada

Pictou County has strong immigration support available to businesses who want to explore talent and skill pools from outside Canada.

The Pictou County Regional Enterprise Network can support employers in “being immigration ready.” For support, you can reach out to the Pictou County Regional Enterprise Network by contacting Becky at becky.cowen@pcren.ca


Work Remotely from Pictou County
If you are looking for something new. We are looking for great people to join our community.

In Pictou County, you can sign off from work and still catch a few hours at the beach before sunset. You can get across town or to your favourite restaurant in no more than a few songs on your playlist. Fresh vegetables are available weekly at the Farmer's Market or pick up your fresh goods right from one of our farms. The city of Halifax is only an hour and a half drive, so if you need a connection to the city but aren't looking for the busyness that comes with it - we are a great option!

These are just a few reasons why we know that you will love it here!

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