Job banks (or job boards) are online listings of positions for which you can apply. There are job banks for all types of positions and there are some specific to an occupation or industry. Job banks can also be used to post your resume (a recruiter may see it) and you can also use them for labour market research.
Job Postings- Halton Region
Job Postings- Peel Region
What is it: Eluta is a search engine that specializes in finding new job postings at employers across Canada. The database is searchable by occupation, city, new grads (educational qualifications), new Canadians and rankings of Canada’s top 100 Employers.
What is it: Search by keywords, includes job alert and resume posting service.
What is it: Includes all the listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.
What is it: A user-friendly website for the GTA, free resumé posting updated manually every Friday at 4 p.m.
Monster Jobs Canada
What is it: Canada’s #1 career website.
What is it: An online job bank for employment listings in the Greater Toronto Area.
What is it: Canada’s biggest jobsite created by Globe & Mail and the Toronto Star.
Who Plus You
What is it: Free, private job match making service. Login and develop a profile with your skills and experience. The system matches you to one of thousands of career opportunities posted.
What is it: Paid internship program for recent graduates (within 3 years) from a Canadian college or university.
What is it: A website to help connect apprentices and employers across Ontario. Look for jobs and information about skilled trades.
Quick & Easy LMI Using Job Postings
Step 1: Go to one of these job banks (or any job bank you like):
Job Bank (Service Canada)
Step 2: Search for your occupation and make a list of all the companies, positions, titles, salaries, etc. you find. Search in different cities close to where you live or are willing to live.
Step 3: Analyze the information you collect. Are there many job postings? What job titles are most often used? Who mostly advertises, companies or recruiters? In what cities are most of these jobs? Use this information to strategize how to job search or as part of your overall career decision.
AND REMEMBER! Occupations not posted online does not mean there are no jobs…it just means they are not posted online! (And you have to focus on the “hidden” job market).
Recruiters give themselves lots of different job titles such as “head hunter”, “staffing agency”, “executive search firm”, and more. But they all work the same way; recruiters do not work for the job seeker and they won’t find you a job. Rather, companies hire them to find people to fit the job position(s). A recruiter can be an important addition to your overall job search, but you have to know how to approach them. To learn more about recruiters and job seekers, click here,
Click here for a list of recruiters (across Ontario or even Canada).
Search for recruiters located in your area and for your occupation.
Go to Google.
Type “recruiters” + [your city] + [your occupation]. – Example: recruiters + Mississauga + accountant
What did you find? Make a list of recruiters to contact.
Working for the Government
Region of Peel
Ontario Municipal Jobs
Canada Municipal Jobs
Government of Ontario
Government of Canada