Nova Scotia Works

Futureworx – Nova Scotia Works

Truro – 42 Inglis Place – 902-893-6859
Elmsdale – 15 Commerce Court – 902-883-7010
Tatamagouche – 229 Main Street – 902-657-0180

Our Employer Services

Support Your HR Needs

  • Job Posting & Promotion
  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Job Fairs & Info Sessions
  • Information & Resources
  • Wage Subsidy Programs

Our Youth Services

Support Your Career Goals

  • Career Exploration & Guidance
  • Career Workshops & Events
  • Interest & Skills Inventory
  • On-line Career Resources
  • Job Search Techniques

Our Job Seeker Services

Support Your Employment Goals

  • Résumés & Cover Letters
  • Interview Preparation
  • Career Counselling & Guidance
  • Job Search Support
  • Job Coaching & Resources

Download the Registration Form   –   Download the Consent Form

If you are unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week and would like to know more about our services or would like support with job search, resume development, career counselling, exploring training options, or have an interest in self employment please complete the registration and confidentiality consent forms below. In response to Covid 19 public guidelines, we are able to offer safe service delivery through in person, virtual, phone and email options and we welcome you to reach out to us to register.

Please download the two forms, complete them and email it to

Once we have received your information a Case Managers will contact you to discuss how we can help you on your employment path.
Please be sure to include either your phone or email so you can be contacted.
If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact the main line at the Centre location nearest you.

Truro (902) 893-6859 · Elmsdale (902) 883-7010 · Tatamagouche (902) 657-0180


Nova Scotia Works

Futureworx is now a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre. We help job seekers and employers navigate a range of programs – from career planning, job searches and on-the-job development to recruitment, planning and HR support.

Employability Skills Assessment Tool

The Employability Skills Assessment Tool (ESAT) provides a framework and quantitative assessment methodology for the development of nine employability skills: motivation, attitude, accountability, time management, stress management, presentation, teamwork, adaptability and confidence.

19 hours ago

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day. A day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call for action for accelerating gender parity.We, #ChooseToChallenge A challenged world, is an alert world. And from challenge comes change.#InternationalWomensDay #IWD2021 #Equality ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

🌟 Today is Employee Appreciation Day 🌟 As experts know, showing genuine appreciation to your staff takes more than a day of recognition and rewards ~ it requires consistency and commitment. Recognition doesn’t have to be complicated or fancy! Employees appreciate the feeling of being seen and having their unique value highlighted.Some simple ways of showing appreciation include:➡ a thank you card➡ group lunch➡ provide a Wellness Day ➡ give out company swag➡ social media shout-outs Tell us about something your employer does to show their appreciation! Or, what you as an employer do for your employees to show your appreciation for their dedication.#EmployeeAppreciationDay #EmployeeEngagment ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Are you soon graduating or a recent grad? A newcomer? Or a job seeker? If yes - check this out!!Are you soon graduating or a recent grad? Are you a newcomer or job seeker? The Northern Nova Scotia Connector Program is giving YOU a chance to showcase your skills, and show local employers why you should be their next hire!To enter, submit a 60 second clip to pitching to local employers why you should be their next hire. Voting on these pitches will run until March 9, 2021 on There are cash prizes and more available for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!The winner will be announced on March 28, 2021, so get those pitches submitted and take YOUR shot at being hired in Northern Nova Scotia!DEADLINES:Deadline for submitting videos is March 10If you want to be entered in the "people's choice" award you need to submit by March 9 ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

On Monday, March 8th join the challenge! We will be recognizing International Women’s Day and will be sharing our #ChooseToChallenge poses with you all. We’d also love to see your’s - tag us in your posts!#internationalwomensday2021International Women's Day is March 8th! We invite you to share your #ChooseToChallenge pose with us on the 8th! A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day.We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world.From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge. ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

EVERY THURSDAY!!Our weekly virtual Launch to Employment sessions provide an introduction to all of the Nova Scotia Works' services (including Case Management, Career Counselling/Career Decision Making, Job Development).Whether you are interested in job search, training, or self-employment, communication is key; and this session is meant to inform! We will also kick start your job search by reviewing effective strategies and techniques and how we can work together to support your path to employment. ... See MoreSee Less
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▪️ Long-term care facilities closed to visitors effectively immediately
▪️ Public schools closed for two weeks following March Break; to be reassessed
▪️ Regulated childcare centres to be closed Mar 17 - April 3 then will be reassessed
▪️ March break camps cancelled

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Futureworx (ESAT) is pleased to be one of the keynote speakers for the Distinctability Webinar series on Innovation and Assistive Technology. #innovation

What is it that a #CDP does? This #careermonth, take a moment to meet a #careerdevelopment professional in your area, and really feel supported as you strive to achieve your #career goals. via @careermonth

First DEAM (Disability Employment Awareness Month) EVENT in Nova Scotia. Thank you @markwafer for speaking to our community partners this morning in Truro. @TEAMWork1997 #Inspire #Educate #InclusionMatters

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NSW Offices:
Truro - 902-893-6859
Elmsdale - 902-883-7010
Tatamagouche - 902-657-0180

Head Office:
14 Court Street, Suite 305
Truro, NS B2N 3H7

Tel: 902-843-4290
Fax: 902-843-4294

Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm