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Looking for a job in the food service industry? Interested in being a bartender? If so, take a look at the training programs for these industries. Food Handler Certification Program provides an opportunity for food handlers to learn about food safety. In June 2006, City Council passed a bylaw requiring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Did you know that the library has career DVDs available to borrow? Be sure to check out some of these DVDs that can help you find a job and offer tips on career planning, resume writing and interviewing. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
A career counsellor from Midaynta will help newcomers who are Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees or Live-In Caregivers with developing a professional resume, cover letters, job interview techniques, how to market your skills effectively, Canadian labour market information, networking/hidden job market, understanding work place culture, and other job search tools. When:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Statistics Canada will be hiring approximately 35,000 people in supervisory and non-supervisory positions in communities across Canada for the 2011 Census. These jobs are perfect for students, recently retired persons, stay-at-home parents, and those just interested in some extra money. Enumerator and Crew Leader positions will be available from early... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Moneyville.ca recently published an article highlighting the sectors with job opportunities in 2011. So you may want to target the following industries when looking for a job or career: Health Care: "Health care positions - home health care, registered nurses, personal aides, physiotherapists, occupational therapists - these are all in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
For anyone that doesn't know, Marshalls is coming to Canada. 3 stores are opening in Spring 2011 in the Toronto area. Marshalls, Inc. is a chain of American department stores by TJX Companies. In Canada, they own Winners, HomeSense and STYLESENSE. Next week, the chain will be holding job fairs... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
RegionalHelpWanted.com contains a network of over 350 geographically focused internet job boards from across the U.S. and Canada. You can check local job boards in Canada by clicking on Local Job Boards, Our Canada Sites. Select your city, i.e. Toronto. Then view jobs by category or by city. RegionalHelpWanted.com, Inc.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Career focu s Canada: A Personal Job Search Guide, 5th edition by Helene Martucci Lamarre and Karen McClughan is an essential, easy-to-read guide for anyone looking for a job. It provides advice on self-promotion, networking, resume writing and how to prepare for the interview. It also includes a brief discussion... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2011 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Client came in the other day and asked me, "How do I become a Pilot?" Good question! We soon found out that Canada has 4 types of Pilot Licenses that you can hold: Recreational Pilot Permit Private Pilot's License Commercial Pilot's License Airline Transport Pilot's License The minimum age to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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According to Employment Ontario, "electricians (except industrial and power system) lay out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures". Employment prospects are expected to be good from 2009 - 2013 with many job openings resulting from workers retiring... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
The 2011 Best Employers by Aon Hewitt, a consulting group, in partnership with the Queen's University School of Business, recognizes the companies that offer strong employee engagement. What exactly does this mean? According to Neil Crawford, Aon Hewitt's study leader, "An employee who is engaged is someone who speaks positively... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Canada Job Expo 2010 takes place on Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Meet potential employers, increase your chance of finding the perfect job and network with other attendees and participating businesses. This Expo is offering free seminars on: Using Linkedin to help find your next job Interview Preparation Finding the Right... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Link Up Employment Services for Persons with Disabilities is a not-for-profit employment services agency, assisting disabled job seekers find employment suited to their skills and abilities. They will conduct an assessment of your employment needs by looking at your skills, educational background and job experience. Once your employment goals have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
A career counsellor from Midaynta will help newcomers who are Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees or Live-In Caregivers with developing a professional resume, cover letters, job interview techniques, how to market your skills effectively, Canadian labour market information, networking/hidden job market, understanding work place culture, and other job search tools. When:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Teaching English overseas is a great opportunity to earn some money, learn about a new culture, and meet interesting people. In order to teach English overseas, you may need a bachelor's degree from a university and come from an english speaking country. However, some countries may require a TEFL/TESL certificate.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Engineering Your Way Into a Great Career is a must-read article by Possibilities, an online employment site. Here you will find out how foreign trained engineers can get the necessary credentials to work as an engineer in Ontario. There are many free employment resource centres out there to help foreign... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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The holiday shopping season is the busiest time for retailers. With Christmas around the corner, many retailers are now on the hunt for seasonal staff. Future Shop is hiring more than 4,000 seasonal associates for the holiday season across the country. According to the Future Shop website, these new hires... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Are you interested in a summer job for 2011? If you are 14 years or older, Parks, Forestry and Recreation is accepting applications until February 14, 2011. Great opportunity to earn money while getting involved in your community! Example of positions in Recreation include: Community Program Instructors - Preschool/Children/Youth/Specialty Camps... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
National Job Fair & Training Expo brings together over 600 recruiters, career specialists and admission officers at one of Canada's largest recruitment events. Dates: Tuesday, October 5 and Wednesday, October 6, 2010 Time: 10am - 7pm Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Exhibit Hall C, 255 Front Street West... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Interested in becoming a Security Guard or Security Officer? Security guards work in a variety of places. Many work in museums, airports, office buildings, factories, libraries, hotels, prisons, banks, etc. They ensure the safety of people and property and report any unusual activity to their employers. Recent changes to the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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2009 saw a lot of pink slips handed out on Bay Street. As the global economy felt the impact of the sub-prime crisis, 325,000 jobs disappeared in the financial sector worldwide. Today, things are different and the jobs are back. Big bonus cheques were handed out at Canadian banks in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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If you have a disability, you’re unemployed or you’re looking for work, you may be interested in this 4-week employment workshop. The Workplace Essentials Skills Partnership (WESP) employment program is designed specifically for people with disabilities, providing them with the necessary tools to be competitive in today's job market. WESP... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
NAPP Canada brings together job seekers and potential employers under one roof. Great opportunity for job seekers to network with other peers and present their skills and experience directly to employers. Date: Thursday, September 23, 2010 Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Place: Centennial College Residence & Conference Centre, 940... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
Are you interested in becoming a live-in caregiver, nanny or au pair in Canada? Caregivers are individuals who are qualified to work in a private household providing care for seniors, children or people who have disabilities. On March 22, 2010, a new law came into effect. The Employment Protection for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
A career counsellor from Midaynta will help newcomers who are Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees or Live-In Caregivers with developing a professional resume, cover letters, job interview techniques, how to market your skills effectively, Canadian labour market information, networking/hidden job market, understanding work place culture, and other job search tools. When:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Career and Job Search Help Blog