Getting Help Finding a Job

Getting Help Finding a Job

There are many community and government programs that can help you find a job and explore career options. Employment and Social Development 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 Immigration, Population Growth, and Skills provides a number of services relevant to finding a job and choosing a career, including labour market information, and a walk-in Employment Centre located at 285 Duckworth Street in downtown St. John's.

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.

Employment Websites
The following is a list of several online employment and job search web sites:

Private Employment Agencies
There are also several private employment agencies in St. John's, including:

Local Newspaper
The local newspaper, The Telegram, lists job openings in its online and print editions.

Other Sites
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 Career Opportunities 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.