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February 2014

Helping your Job Search Along

February 3, 2014 | Susan | Comments (0)

The library has so many useful online databases to help the job seeker such as: 

Scott’s Business Directories Online provides information about Canadian agencies and companies in manufacturing, government, medical and educational sectors.  Scotts

 

Career Cruising an interactive career guidance resource with in-depth profiles of careers, colleges and universities, available also in French.

Career cruising

Financial Post (FP) Advisor provides information on Canadian publicly traded company i.e. private companies, Crown corporations and municipal and provincial agencies as well as predecessors.

Financial post

Safari Tech & Business Books Online provides the latest books and videos from major technology and business publishers.  Covers web and software development, management, and marketing.

Safari

 

Business Insights: Global (Formerly Business and Company Resource Centre) is international in scope, contains company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories market reports, as well as chronologies.

Business Writing provides core skills for business writing including letters, reports, emails, etc.

Susiness writing

Marketline provides current industry trends & product development.  News on companies and industries worldwide.

TenseBuster includes lessons and practice tests to help improve English grammar.  Elementary to advanced levels and ESL.

Tense buster

 

These are just a few to get you started,   however many more can be found under Databases and Online Research Tools Business and Careers.

Useful websites include:

You can create your own calling card using templates in MS Word using Vistaprint: www.vistaprint.com and Microsoft Office Online:  http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates

 

Career and job search programs offered at the library can be found at www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes

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