It may be important that you find employment quickly after arriving in Nova Scotia. To make this easier, prepare for your job search before arriving. If possible, have your documents translated into English or French before you leave for Nova Scotia. Essential documents for looking for work include:
- A resume of your education, work and volunteer experience, and your skills and qualifications;
- Diplomas, degrees, certificates, and other qualifications;
- Letters of recommendation; and
- School records or transcripts.
For more information about employment, check the Working in Nova Scotia section of this guide. For local resources to help you find a job, visit Community Profiles.