Workforce

New Brunswick’s well-educated pool of labour is ready and eager to work. Our labour force has one of the best high school graduation rates (82%) in Canada and most of our workers (60%) have at least some post-secondary education. One-third of our labour force is fluently bilingual, English and French, giving you global serviceability.

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Consider our other workforce advantages:

Quality education
We know the value of quality education. Over 21% of our provincial budget is spent on education.

Entrepreneurial attitude
Our workers have a strong entrepreneurial attitude. Small businesses make up over 90% of all companies in New Brunswick and employ 35% of workers.

Low turnover
Employee turnover is exceptionally low. The average job tenure is 8.9 years.