Career Bookmarks: More Websites for Job Searchers

July 13, 2009 | Frances

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We have found and added some new sites to Career Bookmarks, Toronto Public Library's career and job website. Here are some of them.

Jobs

Career Jet
Job listings from job posting websites, recruitment agencies, large specialist recruitment sites and company career pages.

Careerify
Helps you create your professional social network and connect with major Canadian employers. "My skills" area of profile creation page has lists of expertise and technological skills for many careers. Job board. For active and passive job seekers. Free. Earn Careerify Reward Points!

Jobs by Industry and Occupation

Advisor Careers
Jobs and resources for financial advisors. Targeted jobs with employers from across Canada.

NicheNetwork
More targeted job sites from Canadian professional organizations in conjunction with Workopolis - for accounting and finance, engineering, human resources, health care and medical, marketing, sales and PR, and information technology. Some of these sites are for members only.

Canadian ArtConnect Job Listings
Blog lists Canadian arts jobs for writers, editors, graphic designers, interior designers, and stage managers. Jobs for audio, video, fashion, theatre technicians, commercial artists, online and web marketing and more. The site also offers a Pro List, which features Canadian artistic professionals that are available for work.

JobLoft.com
Retail jobs, food services jobs and hospitality jobs. Uses Google Maps to find employment opportunities near you. Canadian jobs. Select your city. Includes full time and part time jobs. Retail jobs can be searched by mall.

Gamasutra Jobs Jobs in the game industry, including game designer, programmer, engineer, producer, director, audio, music, support staff and more.

PetriDish
From BioTalent Canada
Jobs in agriculture, aquaculture, bioenergy, bioinformatics, bioproducts, biosciences, environment, food processing, forestry, genomics. human health, industrial, life sciences, medical devices, natural resources, nanotechnology, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals.

Tech Jobs at Dev Bistro
Programming, Web Development, Web Design, Graphic Design, Webmaster, SEO, Software Architecture, Database Administration, Testing/QA, Network and System Administration, Technical Writing, Hardware/Tech Support and related. Includes telecommuting jobs.

Job Search Help

Blue Sky Resumes
Free online resume writing course.

Bridge Training Programs
The Ontario government funds bridge training programs that help qualified internationally trained individuals move quickly into the labour market in Ontario. See link to other bridging programs.

How can I use labour market information?
From Settlement.org. Aimed at newcomers but useful for everyone!

How to Make a Job Search Plan
Online video from Tina on the steps needed in contacting employers about possible job vacancies. Part of a series.

Job Search Plan
Creating the plan, making decisions, identifying your skills, researching companies and more. Aimed at students but useful for everyone!

Job Search 101
Once you have identified the type of work that you are looking for, you are ready to begin the job search process. Aimed at McMaster students but useful for everyone.

LinkedIn for Beginners
Short tutorial on using LinkedIn, the professional online networking group. Document is a PDF.

To find these sites again on Career Bookmarks,

  • go to Career Bookmarks - it has an easy address: careerbookmarks.torontopubliclibrary.ca 
  • click on Search on the bottom navigation bar. You can keyword search or browse.

Do you have any sites that you think we should include in Career Bookmarks? Let us know by adding a comment or by sending your suggestion to Customer Feedback.


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