Whether you’re looking to grow your business or launch your career, BioTalent Canada’s NOS profiles can help.
Each profile was designed in close consultation with industry leaders – who then validated the core competencies and associated tasks for each occupation.
Each NOS includes:
- An overview of critical roles
- An occupational overview
- Educational, training, and credentialing requirements
- Core industry, technical, regulatory, professional, and work process competencies
How can NOS help you?
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Employers can recruit with confidence
- Job descriptions – don’t know where to start?
- Interview questions – puzzled on how to build an interview guide?
Employers can focus on retention
Professional development, performance evaluations and succession planning
- Show employees career paths based on competencies needed in different roles and work with them to plan professional development to get there.
- Compare current organization roles to the NOS to identify competency gaps within the organization.
- Use the NOS profiles to assess current and future skills gaps within your team and develop professional development strategies that support growth internally.
- Assess staff against nationally validated competencies for a strong performance management plan.
Job seekers can plan careers
- Explore career opportunities and what skills and competencies you need to get there.
- Understand what skills employers are looking for with the help of the NOS.
- Tailor your resume with ease by highlighting your competencies and experience.
- Know what to showcase, and speak about your skills with confidence at a job interview.
- Identify how your previous skills and experience can transfer over to a rewarding career in Canada’s bio-economy.
Post-Secondary Institutions can prepare talent to meet industry needs
Planning and development of courses
- Update and build curriculum based on the competency for NOS within each job function area.
- Attract students to programs by promoting that they meet industry standards of skills and experience.
- Plan and promote work-integrated learning opportunities students may not have considered.