- Plan your career
- Discover who I am
- Learn about your personality, interests, values, skills, and abilities; start to define your career goals; and begin to shortlist your options
- Explore my options
- Learn how to conduct occupational research, options for studying and working, and trends in the world of work
- Choose my direction
- Learn how to evaluate your options, make a decision, and take action
- Achieve my goals
- Learn how to define and reach your goals through goal setting exercises, work and volunteer opportunities, extracurricular involvement, networking, and professional development activities.
- Join the workforce
- Learn how to write a resume, develop your interview skills, network like a pro, and find the hidden (and not-so-hidden) job market
- Continue to develop
- Learn about re-careering, relocating, leaving a job, losing a job, and professional development
- Home page
- Go to the Plan My Career home page
Working in Canada
If you are new to Canada and you are looking to find a job it is important to understand the Canadian job search. A job search in Canada is a multi-step process that involves locating job opportunities, applying to jobs, interviewing, and accepting job offers. Job searches can take a long time and a lot of energy, so it is important to plan well and stay organized.
The SECC has a Job Search Guide with a step by step process to help you in your job search. Review this guide as you start looking for a job and contact the SECC if you have any questions. The Canadian job search may be different from what you are accustomed to, so throughout this guide we have included introductions to some important concepts.
Begin exploring the various aspects of the Canadian job search by exploring information on Canadian job search documents.