Check out these job search resources to help you throughout your employment journey. All of these resources are free to use, and can help you make important education, training or career planning decisions.
Career & Education Planning
JVS Toronto Job Seekers Gateway – this site will help you manage your career, assess your skills, and find a job
Work Search – Human Resources and Skills Development Canada has designed this site to help Canadians search for work on-line and develop effective work search strategies.
The National Occupation Classification – understand the skills required for jobs throughout the Canadian labour market
LiveCareer Resume Templates – check out different resume templates to best showcase your experience and background
Ontario Labour Market provides information on current trends and future outlooks for around 200 occupations common in Ontario.
Employment Profile provides information about graduate outcomes and satisfaction to help people choose programs at Ontario’s publicly-funded colleges.
Job Search Resources
Job Boards allow you to search job postings from companies based on what you are looking for in your next job including industry, job title, company or skills required. Some recommended options include Indeed, Workopolis, Neuvoo and EMET Employment Services.
Recruitment Agencies act as an intermediary between a company that’s looking to hire someone and a job seeker who is looking for employment. The recruitment agency works to find the most suitable candidate for any job openings they have been hired to fill. Most agencies don’t charge the job seekers for their services. Here are some of the larger recruitment agencies in the GTA:
Starting a Business
Starting your own business is not an easy task, but with a great idea, the right planning and solid execution, you could be on your way to realizing your entrepreneurial dream.
Here are some resources that can get you on the right track:
Starting a Business: Writing a Business Plan – Watch this informative 3-minute video about writing a business plan
101 Small Business Ideas – Get some ideas on different business ideas
Online Business Registration – Find out what to do when you’re ready to register your business
How to Improve Your Business Plan – See how you can make your business plan stand out
211 Toronto – Your connection to information about community, social, health and government services
Toronto Virtual Reference Library – The Virtual Reference Library (VRL) is designed to deliver reference and information services through the use of advanced information and telecommunications technologies.