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Finding a Job and Choosing a Career

Finding a Job

A collection of job banks, sites and organizations where job seekers can find classified jobs.

Choosing a Career

Use these sites to test your strengths, research the labour market, learn about specific occupations and how to gain the necessary education and skills.

Finding Information on Companies

Business directories, industry analyses and databases of Canadian companies and associations.

Finding a Job

Service Canada-Job Bank
Search by area, occupation and currency of job postings.

Eluta: The Search Engine for Jobs in Canada
A Searchable database of every new job posting in Canada. This site also has a driectory of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

Glass Door
A job bank that includes company reviews, salary reports, interview information, benefits and more

Jobs Ontario
Ontario government job postings. View postings by category or search for a particular job. Links to other government employment resources.

Neuvoo Job Search
"Looking for a job? You will find on neuvoo all the jobs available in your region. Your job search starts here."

Public Service Commission
Federal Government job postings. Lists internships, full-time and part-time postings for job seekers of all abilities.

Local Work
A listing of jobs in Pickering. Can change the location to anywhere in Canada.

Toronto Jobs
A Job bank designed exclusively for employment listings in the GTA.

Wow Jobs
WowJobs finds 230,000 jobs and 1000 internships across Canada, including over 400 specifically in Pickering. We could serve as another excellent employment tool for residence visiting the libraries website.

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Choosing a Career

Job Futures - Ontario
Information on the current trends and future outlook for 157 occupations common to Ontario.

Kiersey Temperament Sorter (Based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)
Select The Keirsey Temperament Sorter II - an online personality questionnaire.

National Occupational Classification (NOC)
The authoritative resource on occupational information in Canada. It is used daily by thousands of people to understand the jobs found throughout Canada's labour market.


School Finder Online
Directory of Canadian & International universities, colleges and career colleges, admission requirements, costs, programs and contact details. Links on the site to, and more.

Durham College School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeships and Renewable Technology
Welcome to the School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship & Renewable Technology (START) website! Here you can explore information about the different programs offered and the potential career opportunities available to you after completing your diploma.

A collaborative effort between community partners in Durham Region and the governments of Ontario and Canada to deliver online skilled trades information.

Ministry of Labour workplace safety website for young and new workers.

ApprenticeshipSearch provides free information on apprenticeships and offers a database to help match apprentices and employers in Ontario.


Ontario College Application Services
Application processing center for Ontario's colleges.

Ontario Universities' Application Centre
Central bureau for processing admission applications to Ontario universities.


National Student Loans Service Centre
Information on applying for, maintaining, status and repaying student loans.

OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)
Complete an online loan application or renewal for free.

Scholarships Canada
A comprehensive database of all Canadian scholarships, awards and bursaries. Information on loans, applications and budget planning included.

Studentawards: Free Scholarship Search Service
Database of thousands of awards for both Canadian and U.S institutions.


Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
Advises foreign individuals on necessary requirements to have their credentials assessed and recognized in Canada.

Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Ontario.
All the information needed to understand how Internationally trained workers can pursue professions and trades in Ontario.

Working in Canada
Developed to help newcomers interested in living and working permanently in Canada.

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Finding Information on Companies

Canadian Trade Index
This directory has over 30,000 industrial companies searchable by commercial & industrial product listings.

Frasers Catalogue of Industrial Suppliers
A comprehensive directory of Canadian wholesalers, manufacturers, distributors,& their products and services.

STRATEGIS - Canadian Company Capabilities
A searchable database featuring 60,000 Canadian Businesses.Includes professional and trade associations.

The Top 1000
Report on Business Top 1000 Canadian companies published annually. Links to top ranking private & technical companies, Crown Corporations and largest employers.

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