Are you looking for a new part-time or full-time position? This list will help you to narrow down where to find jobs in Canada!
Looking for work can be a challenge. To better your chances of success, become aware of regulated and unregulated jobs as well as any documents you may need to dive into your job searches. Job Bank is a terrific resource that offers free occupational and career information about working in Canada such as wages, jobs, employment trends, and more. In addition, there are immigrant-serving organizations that can assist with resume and cover letter building as well as job search training.
Then it is time to look for jobs in Canada!
Job Search Websites
There are tons of job search websites that can help you find jobs in Canada. This list does not include any localized job search websites that are specific to a province or territory. For example, Alberta has the Alberta Job Centre. Options listed below are generally available across Canada:
Indeed allows users to check out employer-posted jobs and postings from all over the globe. It is ideal for filtering search information by location, title, keywords, and company name. Additionally, users can narrow their search by inputting a salary range and job type.
Browse for open positions with user-friendly search functions. Monster is a massive job site that works with you to find a potential fit within a company based on your skills, interests, and experience.
As one of the largest and longest-lived job boards on the Internet, Career Builder works with users to filter several criteria including pay range, job title, and locations.
ZipRecruiter’s artificial intelligence connects job seekers with businesses through email, mobile, and web services.
Read through reviews of where people have worked to gain valuable insight into the position and work environment of specific companies and learn about job expectations. Glass Door allows you to focus your search on company-specific information such as salaries and interview questions.
Review collected listings and search for jobs from all over with Simply Hired. Utilize their predetermined categories and input your own keywords or locations.
If these websites do not interest you, you are in luck! There are MANY more job search websites to explore.
When it comes to online networking, LinkedIn is an excellent resource. It is a top networking website that allows its users to find jobs directly from employer listings. Most importantly, you can communicate with your entire network and connect with those already working for a company you are interested in.
LinkedIn allows you to place your personal brand online and make you accessible to recruiters and hiring managers. Therefore, your LinkedIn profile should be similar to a CV so that your profile is selling you to hiring managers in the best way possible.
Moreover, you gain social proof of your skills and experience when other users endorse or recommend you. This can be a powerful way to build your credibility in the community.
For a more personal touch, research job fairs in your area to see who is hiring. To get started in your search, check out Jobs Canada Fair. They are always up-to-date on approaching job fairs, whether they are virtual or in person.
Word of Mouth
Last, but not least, there is always good, old-fashioned networking. When you have personal connections with people, feel out the hiring process for the company they work for. Are there jobs available in your field of interest? Are they looking for people to fill those roles? What is the application process like? You might even hear about a position before it is posted.
Searching for a job in Canada can be time-consuming and stressful. It is important to be patient and kind to yourself. Benefit from user-friendly job search sites, online networking, virtual and in-person job fairs, as well as your own personal connections. There are positions waiting to be filled and you might be the perfect candidate for the job!
To keep reading, continue with Finding Your Career in Canada next.
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