The first step in finding employment is gaining access to information so you can make informed decisions. The earlier you’re able to access accurate and relevant information, the more effective your job search will be.
These websites provide information that will help you in your job search.
Information and relevant news for newcomers, and a forum where you can ask questions and share experiences, and access a database of community organizations.
- Ontario Immigration
This link connects you to sites where you can learn about job search strategies and find useful tools and resources. You can also browse job listings and training opportunities.
- Canada Job Bank
Job Bank is the Government of Canada’s leading source for jobs and labour market information. It offers users free occupational and career information such as job opportunities, educational requirements, main duties, wage rates and salaries, current employment trends, and outlooks.
- Ontario Job Futures
Information on current trends and future outlooks for common occupations in Ontario. Developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, with projections developed in collaboration with Employment and Social Development Canada.
- Ontario Works
Practical help to prepare for and find a job. Works with you to determine what you need to become employed, and helps you develop a plan based on your skills, experience and circumstances.
- Sector Councils
Information regarding employer expectations, hiring practices and labour market conditions within different sectors. They also provide information on career opportunities for each sector.
- Career Maps
Explain steps of the regulatory registration process, including language requirements, labour market conditions, credential assessment process and licensing fees
- Career Pathways
Information on how to become certified to work as a skilled professional in Canada. Resources about major employers and best locations for your profession. The information is specific and tailored to your occupation.
- Routes TO. Employment
Find Toronto-specific labour market information to navigate Toronto’s labour market. They have information about Toronto’s leading industrial or employment sectors, the programs that help people move into those sectors and the training and education programs that connect to those sectors.