Excerpted from the Canada Career Guide
Online Job Sites
AllStarJobs permits you to search for jobs by category, job type and location (with precision down to the metro area). You can upload your résumé/CV to the site; registration is required, but it’s free. The site allows you to subscribe to email alerts, or to subscribe to searches via RSS.
Government Employment Resources
Job Bank Guichet emplois
http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/ (English, French)
Job Bank is delivered by Service Canada on behalf of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). It provides job postings, a jobs section especially for youths, a job-matching service, emailed job alerts, a ‘career navigator’ tool and a résumé/CV builder. It also links to other job sites and career resources.
http://www.careeredge.ca (English, French)
CareerEdge, a non-profit organization, operates three paid internship programs: Career Edge, for recent graduates from Canadian universities and colleges; Ability Edge, for graduates with disabilities; and CareerBridge, for internationally qualified professionals. These programs provide meaningful entry-level work experience for Canadian graduates. Internships are paid positions that last for six, nine or 12 months. Prospective interns can view and apply for internships online.
National Job Fair
http://www.nationaljobfairmontreal.com/2010/en/home/ (English, French)
The National Job Fair takes place in Montreal in the fall. More than 400 recruiters, career development specialists and admission officers typically are on hand to offer jobs or to evaluate the experience, skills and career goals of attendees. The fair targets those seeking work in the regions of Greater Montreal, much of the Quebec province, and the francophone regions of Eastern Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and other provinces. Visitors have access to more than 4,000 jobs and career opportunities. The fair also offers career training and services on site. Admission is free.
Staffing Agencies and Temporary Help Firms
AppleOne is a large, privately held employment service firm, with more than 200 offices throughout the United States and Canada. It offers full-service career assistance with everything from temporary projects to direct hire (permanent placement) positions. Its website features a number of tools for jobseekers, including the ability to search job postings, upload CVs/résumés and access career resources. AppleOne has offices in Ontario (ten cities) and British Columbia (Vancouver). Local offices can be found by going to the site’s office locator page.
AppleOne Downtown Toronto
170 University Ave, Ontario
Toronto, ON M5H 3B3
Tel: +1 416-363-1663
555 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V7X 1M8
Executive Recruiters and Search firms
David Aplin Recruiting
David Aplin Recruiting specializes in placing permanent, temporary and contract professionals in accounting and finance, engineering and technical, human resources, information technology, legal, sales and marketing, industrial sales and supply chain management, and office personnel. The company has offices in Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Mississauga, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St. John’s and Halifax.
David Aplin Recruiting Corporate Office
Edmonton, AB T5J 3G1
Tel: +1 780-428-6663
Fax: + 1 855 273 7393
Newspapers that Publish Job Advertisements
Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian English-language, nationally distributed newspaper based in Toronto and printed in six cities across the country. Classified ads in the Globe and Mail are updated daily. The newspaper recently introduced a major redesign to both its paper and online formats. Discounted rates are available for all full-time university, college and post-secondary students. Subscribers to the print edition also have access to Globe Unlimited, the Globe and Mail’s digital service.
Tel: +1 416-585-5000
Toll-free: +1 800-387-5400
This is just a short sample of what you’ll find in over 100 pages of information in the complete Canada Guide.