Workforce

Fredericton’s The Ginger Agency has doubled its team’s size and grown its business over the last two years thanks to a commitment to recruiting the best people from anywhere in the world. In a post from March, Co-CEO Kerry Wells notes that in 2015, Ginger decided to focus outside their region to find international talent. […]

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Fredericton, New Brunswick’s Naveco Power is committed to developing clean energy projects which will benefit both the economy and the environment while keeping investments local. It’s also an inclusive company with a diverse workforce thanks to international hires, including students like Oriana Cordido. “Naveco Power is amazing; not only have they given me a great […]

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“I have a special place in my heart for the Greater Moncton region, having been born and raised in Dieppe. It’s great to be able to give something back to this community,” notes Thinkmax President and CEO Marc Belliveau. “I spent four months in New Brunswick last year isolated at my cottage and was reminded […]

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“There’s been a lot going on for TD both in New Brunswick and nationally, our business has been experiencing record growth recently,” notes Josh Hakkenberg, TD’s Halifax-based Associate Vice President. “When we opened our Dieppe office for TD Insurance last July, the plan was to hire about 100 new colleagues. We’re up to 180 now […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) offers many opportunities for students to gain professional experience, training, and mentorship. Our student offerings include internships and co-op placements, a summer program, and a one-year post-graduate training program. Students bring new ideas, fresh perspectives, and exciting energy to ONB. Our goal is to connect them to opportunities across the province and […]

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Launched in 1982, Fredericton’s Corey Nutrition has become one of the world’s top pet food companies. With its products manufactured here in New Brunswick using many locally-sourced ingredients, Corey is a true provincial success story. As the company told us in February, part of their success is a focus on recruiting top international talent — […]

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New Brunswick’s Business Immigration Stream is an economic immigration pathway for experienced entrepreneurs who are ready to establish, operate, and actively manage a business while living and settling in New Brunswick permanently. “The Business Immigration Stream provides a way for our province to continue to grow economically while focusing on diversifying not only our business landscape […]

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Working together across departments, professions, and sectors to address the challenges facing the province is central to GNB’s vision, One Team One GNB, and one recent partnership is a true example of its benefits. BWS Manufacturing and New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), in collaboration with WorkingNB and Opportunities NB (ONB), have developed a unique and […]

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New Brunswick recognizes the critical role that investment and workforce attraction will have in ensuring the Province continues its strong post-COVID-19 economic recovery. Ensuring businesses have ready access to the people resources they require to grow is critical to their long-term success in the province. Skilled newcomers to the province enrich every piece of New Brunswick’s […]

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Via UNB: University of New Brunswick (UNB) researchers studying New Brunswick’s manufacturing sector say manufacturing is still the engine of New Brunswick’s economy and could be the answer to economic challenges posed by declining demographics. Dr. Herb Emery, the UNB Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics, launched a multi-year research project to study New Brunswick’s manufacturing […]

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Founded in 1957 in Florenceville, McCain Foods is the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties. The company’s products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries – one in every four French fries in the world is a McCain fry. McCain also produces a […]

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Lateetud is an award-winning process automation company headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia. Working with medium and large-sized companies across the globe, Lateetud helps businesses stay competitive using robotic process automation (RPA), business process management, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. The company is among the latest technology firms to establish a nearshore location in New Brunswick, with […]

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Imagine packing your belongings and leaving behind everything you know to begin a new life halfway across the world. It’s a daunting task, but one that many have taken on to arrive in New Brunswick. Aleksandr Anfilov and Chizoma Ifeanyi-Okereh were two newcomers looking to begin prosperous new chapters in New Brunswick. Read this full […]

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Home-based work has been identified by the New Brunswick government’s Economic Growth Plan as a key opportunity for job creation. Many companies are building distributed workforces and Opportunities NB (ONB), via its Workforce Strategy Team, is working hard to match New Brunswickers interested in that type of work with employers seeking talent. India’s Hinduja Global Solutions […]

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New Brunswick understands the critical importance of companies being able to access great local and international talent. That is why Opportunities NB (ONB) created a Workforce Strategy Team to support our clients’ workforce development and talent recruitment efforts. ONB is the only economic development organization in North America to offer this unique value-added service. We […]

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