Career Resources

Starting out in the work force or looking for a new career? 

Let the Grimsby Public Library be your guide with our career resource centre.

 

career resources

 

We've compiled all the links you'll need to get you started looking
for your dream job. Jump to the section you need with the links below:
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Your Job Search Starts Here...

Links to all the most trusted job search engines out there. A great way to find out what kinds of jobs are available NOW in your desired fields:

 

workopolis.com 
Workopolis is Canada's largest and most popular online job site. Helping Canadians find jobs and connecting employers with the high-quality candidates they need since 2000.
 indeed.ca
Job Search by Indeed. One search. All canada jobs. Search millions of jobs from thousands of job boards, newspapers, classifieds and company websites.

monster.ca

Find a full array of job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management products and services at Monster.ca
Job Gym

Job Gym is an employment board for Niagara region, offering resume and job posting, job search,job fairs and career advice.
eluta.ca
Find thousands of new jobs in Canada every day with Eluta.com, the official job search engine of the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.

 Job Bank
Jobbank.gc.ca: Government of Canada site for people looking
for work, deciding on a career, exploring learning options
or dealing with a workplace issue.

neuvoo.ca

Neuvoo is like Google for jobs. It's a job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from companies' career websites, placement agencies and job boards. 
Niagara Emplyment Help Centre job search 
Find local job listings on the Niagara Employment
Help Centre
website. Great options for job seekers in
every field!
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Grimsby's local Employment Help Centre job board.
Local solutions for local job seekers.

 

 

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Career Guides

Aren't sure what type of career you're compatible with? What kind of workplace would you fit into? Find a career path that will have you excited to go to work in the morning (or evening) with these great career planning resources:

 

80000hours.org

8000hours.org:
Aim is to help as many people as possible lead high-impact careers. Provides career advice for talented young people who want to have a social impact.

 

 

talentegg.ca
Talentegg.ca: 
Provides career guides in the form of curated microsites that provide all the information you need to know about starting a career in many different types of industries.

 

 

pymetricsPymetrics.com: Proven neuroscience games assess the cognitive and emotional strengths of candidates and proprietary data science algorithms match them to their ideal jobs

 

 

 

 

assessment.com
Assessment.com:
Uses the popular MAPP career test which is used by career counselors, outplacement firms and school psychologists for advising students and clients on future careers.

 

 

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Local Resources

Whether you're seeking childcare services, one-on-one guidance with a career professional, Vulnerable Sector Checks for your new job, or afforable training courses, you can find it all and more with these great links to organizations in the local Niagara Region. 

Niagara Employment Help Centre
Find Niagara job listings, resume building tools, career guidance, and much more at your local Niagara Employment Help Centre. 

Job Gym 
Job Gym provides many different kinds of certifications, seminars and training workshops led by experienced and compentent facilitators in the Niagara Region. Click on this link to find out more about what they offer.
 Niagara Region child care services

Will you need child care services when you enter the workforce? Check out the Niagara Region's official website for all kinds of great resources.  
 Niagara Regional Police
Vulnerable Sector & Criminal Record Checks are requirements for many jobs around Ontario. Find out how to
get one locally through the Niagara Regional Police. 

Town of Grimsby employment + volunteer opportunities

Find employment and volunteer opporunities
for the Town of Grimsby here.

Grimsby Secondary School Adult Education Programs
Take adult education courses at the local 
Grimsby Secondary School
 
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Grimsby's local Employment Help Centre.
Tons of tools to help you get started on your career.
A full range of employment services & support. 

 

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Certification Programs

Take your resume to the next level by adding these provincially & nationally recognized certication programs.

 

whmis.ca
WHMIS.ca
 WHMIS training is essential and mandatory for many jobs in the workforce. Get a jump start and grab your certification BEFORE you start handing out resumes so you can give it some extra padding.

 

 

YMCA of Niagara
YMCAofNiagara.org The YMCA of Niagara offers Standard First Aid courses and recertification. Check out this link to find dates and times.

 

 

SmartServe.ca

SmartServe.ca
Get state-of-the-art training and certification to work in the hospitality industry with official Smart Serve Certification. Affordable, easy to complete!


 

 

redseal.ca


RedSeal.ca
 
The Red Seal is nationally recognized and helps tradespeople obtain good, well-paying jobs across Canada. Click here to learn how to obtain yours through their examination process.

 

 
 
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Apprenticeship Programs

Already discovered a career in trades you want to pursue? Take it one step further by applying to one of the excellent apprenticeship programs offered by local colleges in Niagara and Hamilton. 

 

 Mohawk College Apprenticeship ProgramsMohawkCollege.ca Join a workforce in-demand. With a number of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship programs, Mohawk is one of Ontario’s largest Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Colleges

 

Niagara College Apprenticeship Programs
NiagaraCollege.ca
Niagara College is a training delivery agent for a number of apprenticeship programs for the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), including red seal certification apprenticeship programs.

 

 

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Extras

  

gcflearnfree
For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.
 
 
careertrek BC
 
This British Columbia government website is just chocked full of wonderfully watchable videos showing real people talk about their daily work-life in many different types of industries. You don’t need to be from B.C. to find them useful. 
According to Macleans.ca, "Career Trek is ideal for comparison shopping. For example, I can see that clinical counselling is rewarding and flexible, but the pay isn’t spectacular at $33k to $44k per year. A sales coordinator typically gets paid better ($66k to $95k), but the video suggests the hours are more demanding."  Fantastic resource! 
 

 

linkedin.com

Linkedin is a business-oriented social networking service. mainly used for professional networking. It allows you to create an online profile of your work history, skills, interests, and education. It allows employers and other users to browse these profiles and make connections.  
A great way to get your face out there and meet the right people.
 

 

 

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