Top Career & Employment Websites

Top Websites For Your Job Search

With so much career and employment info on the Internet, where do you start? From The Directory of Careers & Employment in Canada comes a list of specifically chosen websites that are sure to kick-start your job search. Click on the links to the right, to view the websites below.



National Sites

-  Canadian Careers

-  CanLearn Interactive

-  Employment and Social Development Canada


-  The Directory of Careers & Employment in Canada

-  Working in Canada

-  Workopolis

Job Boards

-  AllStar Jobs


-  Hire Ground Careers

-  indeed


-  Service Canada’s Job Bank

Regional Sites

-  Alberta Learning Information Service


-  Emploi-Québec


-  JobsPEI


-  Manitoba WorkInfoNET

-  Ontario WorkInfoNET


Industry Sites

-  AgriTalent

-  Alberta Occupational Profiles

-  BioTalent Canada

-  CA Source

-  Canadian Forces Recruiting


-  Career Edge

-  Careers In Culture

-  Discover Tourism

-  Engineering Jobs

-  Environmental Careers


Topic Specific Sites



-  Career Edge

-  Skills/Compétences Canada

-  Skills For Change

-  Workink

-  Young Workers Zone


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National Sites

  • Canadian Careers
  • CanLearn Interactive
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
  • The Directory of Careers & Employment in Canada
  • Working in Canada
  • Workopolis


Canadian Careers

Online since 1996, Canadian Careers is a website with ample career and employment information, nicely divided into three main sections - Explore Career Options, Market Yourself, and Finding Work. Read Full Profile 


CanLearn Interactive



CanLearn Interactive provides information on Canadian universities and colleges, programs and courses, scholarships, student loans, grants, educational requirements, learning strategies, and financial options and plans. Read Full Profile


Employment and Social Development Canada



Employment and Social Development Canada assists Canadians of all ages manage transitions and challenges throughout their lives by offering a wide variety of programs and services in more than 320 offices across the country. Read Full Profile is Canada’s leading career management and resume database with over 1.7 million resumes. For job seekers, posting resumes and conducting job searches based  on nearly 25,000 Canadian jobs and 1 million foreign jobs is completely free. Read Full Profile


The Directory of Careers & Employment in Canada
www.directoryofcareers.cahomepage1 contains thousands of career and employment-related profiles. Employment Websites, Industry Associations, Recruiters, Employers, Internships & Scholarships, are included in this powerful online tool. Read Full Profile


Working in Canada


The Working 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. Read Full Profile




Launched in 2000, Workopolis is Canada’s leading Internet job and recruitment site. With currently over 30,000 jobs available through the site, Workopolis has become such a valuable tool for job seekers and employers nation-wide. Read Full Profile


Job Boards

  • AllStarJobs
  • Hire Ground Careers
  • indeed
  • Service Canada's Job Bank


www.allstarjobs.caallstarjobs is the leading career resource on the internet for jobseekers. With links to 5,000 career related websites in our career resource section, we have become the site where job seekers begin their job search. Read Full Profile
www.canuckcareers.comcanuckcareers is a career gateway for Canadian professionals to find new career opportunities and resources to help them achieve their career goals. Read Full Profile

Hire Ground Careers

Hire Ground Careers is Western Canada’s premier online resume database. The website matches employers with career seekers through an automated industry-specific, skills-matching process. Read Full Profile


Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 70 million unique visitors and 1.5 billion job searches per month. Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of global GDP. Read Full Profile allows you to search thousands of jobs across the country. It also allows job seekers to post their resume, and provides a blog and career advice. Read Full Profile

Service Canada’s Job Bank

Service Canada's Job Bank is Canada's one-stop job listing Web site. Each year we help hundreds of thousands of Canadian workers, job seekers and employers connect online. Read Full Profile


Regional Sites

  • Alberta Learning Information Service
  • Emploi Québec
  • JobsPEI
  • Manitoba WorkinfoNET
  • Ontario WorkInfoNET



Alberta Learning Information Service

Alberta Learning Information Service is the provincial gateway to help Albertans achieve career success. It provides information for career planning, post-secondary education and training, educational funding, job search, labour market trends, and workplace issues. Read Full Profile
www.bcjobs.combcjobs is one of British Columbia’s newest recruiting centres, connecting job seekers with prospective employers. This job search and job posting site lets job seekers explore various employment opportunities. Read Full Profile


Emploi Québec

Emploi-Québec offers services for job placement and labour market information, as well as diversified services. These services include job search help, training, apprenticeship, and self-employment. Read Full Profile
www.jobsnorth.cajobsnorth is entirely devoted to job searching in the Northwest Territories focusing on the unique needs of job seekers and employers. Read Full Profile



JobsPEI is a free online registry for individuals seeking work in Prince Edward Island. Using this service you can add your résumé to their database, making it available to PEI recruiters searching for qualified candidates. Read Full Profile is a powerful labour market tool that provides one-stop access to the latest and most complete set of employment and career information resources available in the Newfoundland and Labrador. Read Full Profile


Manitoba WorkinfoNET

Manitoba WorkinfoNET helps Manitobans quickly find the information they are looking for in three easy to understand categories. They are: Employment, Career Planning and Learning. Read Full Profile


Ontario WorkInfoNET

Ontario WorkInfoNet (OnWIN) is a bilingual website that provides links to over 2,000 websites specializing in Ontario-based employment and career information. Read Full Profile

SaskJobs provides a variety of tools and resources to assist people looking to find a new job, make a change in careers or market their skills and abilities to prospective employers. Read Full Profile


Industry Sites

  • AgriTalent
  • Alberta Occupational Profiles
  • BioTalent Canada
  • CA Source
  • Canadian Forces Recruiting
  • Careers in Culture
  • Discover Tourism
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Environmental Careers




This bilingual database provides concise listings of training and learning programs in agriculture offered across Canada. It was developed for producers, farm managers and others, as well as those without any experience seeking learning opportunities. Read Full Profile 


Alberta Occupational Profiles

Produced by Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS), Alberta Occupational Profiles shares current information on over 500 occupations. All Canadians can benefit from using this site. Read Full Profile


BioTalent Canada

The BioTalent Canada site provides a description of biotechnology, future job prospects, career paths, and information on finding the right career in Biotechnology. Read Full Profile


CA Source

CA Source is a service developed by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants to help job seekers take charge of their careers. Read Full Profile


Canadian Forces Recruiting

Are you looking for a job in the Navy, Army, Air Forces, or the Reserves? The recruiting page for the Department of National Defence provides detailed information about full and part-time jobs, with more than 100 career choices in the Canadian military. Read Full Profile

The is Canada’s first and only retail-specific job site that provides job seekers looking for employment in the retail industry with a wide-ranging list of job opportunities available across Canada. Read Full Profile


Careers in Culture

The Careers in Culture website offers tools that will lead you through what you need to know and what you need to do for a career in the arts and culture. It is your first stop to learn more about jobs in this industry. Read Full Profile


Discover Tourism

Tourism is Canada's (and the world's) fastest growing industry with a choice of over 400 job roles that require varying levels of skill, experience and education. Check out why the tourism industry is for you! Read Full Profile


Engineering Jobs

Engineering Jobs is an online job tool for engineers in all disciplines. It provides alphabetized employment pages for a myriad of companies and recruiters. It includes links to engineering tools, references, societies and organizations. Read Full Profile


Environmental Careers


ECO Canada specializes in environmental careers and is Canada's largest online resource for environmental jobs, training, and certification. Read Full Profile
www.jobprofiles.orgjobprofiles is a career exploration and inspiration website where experienced workers share their motivations, basic skills and advice with those just entering the career field. Read Full Profile



Topic Specific Sites

  • Career Edge
  • Skills/Compétences Canada
  • Skills for Change
  • WORKink
  • Young Workers Zone

Powered by Aboriginal Link, this highly specialized employment portal is fully-dedicated to assisting Aboriginal Job Seekers in researching and acquiring opportunities to develop their careers. Read Full Profile
www.apprenticesearch.comapprenticesearch helps make the match between people looking for apprenticeship opportunities, and employers offering apprenticeship training and jobs. Read Full Profile

Career Edge

Since 1996, Career Edge Organization has provided thoughtful, results-driven leadership in connecting multi-sector businesses with diverse, qualified talent through innovative paid internship programs. Read Full Profile

Skills/Compétences Canada

Skills/Compétences Canada is dedicated to increasing awareness about careers in skilled trades and technology. It helps youth develop skills they will need to succeed in a career in these fields. Read Full Profile

Skills for Change

Established in 1982, Skills for Change (SfC) is a non-profit organization that has designed programs that incorporate learning and training opportunities for immigrants and refugees so that they may fully participate in the workplace and community. Read Full Profile


WORKink is a virtual employment resource centre to facilitate communication and provide resources and information to enhance the equitable and meaningful employment of people with disabilities. Read Full Profile

Young Workers Zone

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has created the web page Young Workers Zone to create awareness and promote health and safety in the workplace. Read Full Profile




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