Getting Help Finding a Job
There are many community and government programs that can help you find a job and explore career options. Service Canada offers a number of services and online tools to help you search job listings, create a résumé, choose a career, and assess your skills. The provincial Department of Advanced Education and Skills provides a number of services relevant to finding a job and choosing a career, including labour market information, and a walk-in Career Work Centre located at 285 Duckworth Street in downtown St. John's.
In addition, various post-secondary institutes offer resume writing courses that can be taken during the evening. There are also resume consultants in the city that can be found by looking under 'Resume Service' in the Yellow Pages of the telephone book.
AXIS Career Services
AXIS Career Services provides a suite of employment assistance programs to newcomers who have recently immigrated to Newfoundland and Labrador. AXIS Career Services is a division of the Association for New Canadians, the only immigrant settlement agency in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The following is a list of several online employment and job search web sites:
- Service Canada Job Bank
- Career Beacon
- Workopolis Job Search
- Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
- Government of Canada
- Monster Job Search
Private Employment Agencies
There are also several private employment agencies in St. John's, including:
- Advantage Group
- Jump Recruitment Specialists
- Levert Personnel Resources
- Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette
The local daily newspaper, The Telegram, lists job openings in its online and print editions.
The City of St. John's is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the employment of a qualified workforce which reflects the community's diversity. For a list of employment opportunities with the City of St. John's refer to the Employment section of the website.
The Work in Canada website provides job seekers, workers and those who are new to the Canadian labour market with the information required to make informed decisions about where to live and work. Working in Canada is the Government of Canada's leading source for labour market information. It offers users free occupational and career information such as job opportunities, educational requirements, main duties, wage rates and salaries, current employment trends and outlooks.