UP Skills for Work

Futureworx is a proud contributor to ABC Life Literacy UpSkills For Work program. The UpSkills workbooks are intended as introductory explorations of the nine skills identified by Futureworx as foundations for success in the workplace. They do an excellent job of helping people develop greater self-awareness about their own skill levels.

For some people, particularly those who face obstacles to getting or keeping work, further steps are needed. These steps can involve actually changing behaviours that impede success. But changing behaviours can be difficult, both for the person and for the facilitators whose role includes helping people train for and obtain work.


Futureworx has worked to help people overcome behavioural barriers for over 35 years and, with the support of The Counselling Foundation of Canada, has developed a tool that allows these employability skills to be addressed with intent, in a client centred, evidence based and respectful manner. The Employability Skills Assessment Tool, ESAT, supports the assessment and development of the nine skills, and can be adjusted to address other skills needed for a given program or employment sector. Curriculum resources are also available for those organizations who want to take the employability skills journey a little deeper. Click on the link below for more details on ESAT, or contact us at esat@futureworx.ca.

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.

4 days ago

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Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education is looking to hire School Bus Drivers. Click on the link below to learn more!Become a Bus Driver with CCRCE!

Did you know that for many students, their school bus driver is the first staff member to greet them and the last to say good-bye on school days? It’s an important role, that can help make a difference in a student’s life.

Are you ready to join our team? CCRCE is hiring casual bus drivers for the 2020-21 school year (including partial financial assistance for training)! Join us by applying online today at www.ccrce.ca/casual-employee-application
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5 days ago

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Small businesses are the backbone of Nova Scotia's economy, creating jobs and economic benefit in their communities.

Small Business Week (October 18 to 24) is an opportunity to recognize the hard work of small business owners in Nova Scotia and celebrate their resilience and determination throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Entrepreneurs develop new products, services, and new ways of working. This has been especially true as many small businesses adapted their business models during the pandemic to produce hand sanitizer, protective barriers, and non-medical, washable face masks. Others saw opportunities to help Nova Scotians stay safe or stay home by developing shopping websites, online platforms for concerts and home product delivery.

Join us in saying “Happy Small Business Week” to our Nova Scotia Small Business Owners!

#SmallBusinessWeek #Innovation
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2 weeks ago

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We too want to congratulate Emma Culgin on being NSCC Truro Campus 2020 Valedictorian!

Emma is a past participant of our Engage Program. As part of her programming, she successfully completed a work placement at Enchanted Forest which solidified her aspirations to further her education in the Child & Youth Care program.Congratulations to our 2020 Valedictorian Emma Culgin, Child & Youth. Our virtual Convocation takes place November 7th. Watch your nscc email for details! #classof2020 #nsccconvocation
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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
#COVID19NS

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 https://distinctability.ca/webinar-series/

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. https://careermonth.ca 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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