What employment services are available in my community?

Many communities offer free employment services to help you look for a job, plan your career or start your own business.

Assisted services include workshops, information sessions and one-on-one counselling on various topics, such as:

  • Local labour market information
  • Career planning and career counselling
  • Retraining programs
  • Job search techniques
  • Interview skills and résumés
  • Job matching and placement
  • Job retention

You may need to register for workshops and set up an appointment with an employment counsellor.

You can also use self-service tools and resources at many locations:

  • Computers to work on your résumé and cover letter
  • Internet access to check job listings
  • Daily newspapers and job postings
  • Photocopiers, printers and fax machines
  • Business directories
  • Job search materials

Many community agencies can help you with your job search. To find help, go to Services Near Me and search for "employment services" in your area.

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Last updated: August 22, 2023 4001084