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Ministry of Education Resources

Community Resources

Lutherwood Youth Access Program – designed to help individuals between the ages of 15 and 30 to find and maintain long-term employment. Participants will have the opportunity to connect with employers, get valuable work experience and job-related skills for their resume, and secure paid employment based on their interests and abilities.  Call or visit the Kitchener location for more information.

Lutherwood Youth Job Connection – supports young people in developing essential workplace skills, establishing important job search strategies, using job search tools and building a career plan. Participants will have opportunities to connect with employers, get valuable work experience and job-related skills for their resumé and secure paid employment based on their interests and abilities. Call or visit the Kitchener location for more information.

Online Tools

RealTalk  Find out about careers based on your personality traits. Read about real people working in those jobs and how they got there.

Food Industry Careers:  Taste Your Future

My Job is Awesome!

Check out the CareerMash website to find out how any career can “mash up” with technology.

Real Talk A new career app from the Learning Partnership. Read about career paths/experiences and advice from a wide variety of young people currently in the workplace.

Engineering Canada information website

Working In Canada is another career search tool you might find useful.

Sheridan College Idea Generator

Fanshawe College Pathfinder

St. Lawrence College Career Coach

Queen’s University has an excellent Career Map tool.

What Can I do with a Degree in…Wilfrid Laurier University’s Career Development Center is a great resource.

Next Steps A Calgary based web site which includes skills/interest quizzes useful to any student in Canada.  You must create an account but this is very easy to do.  Career suggestions include real-life job descriptions from professionals in the field.

 

Outlook

Careers of the Future?Check out this link for possible careers in the 2030s.

Future Work Skills

What are skills that will be needed for careers in the future?

Canada’s Best Jobs 2015

Check out this link for a listing of the best jobs in Canada according to Canadian Business.

Wages and Outlook ForecastsExplore Careers by Wage and Outlook – will my career choice be in demand in the future? Be sure to scroll down to the province/region where you think you might want to work.

 

Employment Articles

Job Openings Unfilled in Canada

10 Hardest Jobs to Fill in Canada

Canada’s Hiring Projection for 2015 (one person’s opinion)

Most Sought After Skills in Canada

Key Words Employers Look for in a Resume