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Recruiting agencies vary across Canada. Depending on their location or their area of specialization, they may address the needs of different companies and different individuals.
Many agencies focus on short term or contract positions. In this case, they usually charge the employer and then transfer the pay to the worker net of their fees. Recruitment agencies are a very good option if you are looking for a contract position.
Talking and interacting with other people can help you find a job. Family and friends may know someone that is looking to hire a worker. Many job positions are filled through contacts and recommendations; knowing the right people can be a real help. Make sure you tell people you are looking for a job; personal contacts can often bring leads. Joining social clubs such as sailing, skiing, or even the board of trade of the city/region where you live can expose you to networking opportunities that may result in you getting a job. There are also online networking communities that have built-in features for finding jobs, check out the following links:
The following is a list of major Canadian job portals:
These are some general websites, in alphabetical order:
- Eluta– A job search engine that specializes in finding new jobs directly from employer websites. You can search by region and keywords.
- Indeed.caa– Search by job title and location. Postings come from hundreds of job boards, newspaper classifieds, and company websites. Also includes internships. It is available in French.
- Job Bank– Offers users free career information such as job postings, educational requirements, trends, and more. From the Government of Canada.
- Jobillico– A website with job listings and a matching function.
- Neuvoo– This Canada-wide site publishes job postings taken from the careers website of employers. You can search by region and keywords.
- com– This very popular site has job listings from the Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star.
Direct Company Applications
Depending on the industry, you can potentially get a job by walking into a company and asking for one. You can prepare paper resumes and submit them to the administrative assistants or secretaries. Remember that from the moment that you enter the company, you are being evaluated, so try to make a good first impression as that may just be the deciding factor in their hiring decision.
Many community and local newspapers have a classified section that contains job advertisements. In addition, there are some free local publications that only deal with job postings and that can be a good source of job search information. These can be found in the job banks, metro stations and at local HRSDC centers.