- Guide to a Successful Interview (PDF)
- Guide to a Successful Resume (PDF)
- Job Search Guide (PDF)
- I’ve got a job, how do I keep it? (PDF)
- A Guide for Small Business Owners (PDF)
- How to Write a Winning Résumé (PDF)
- Miners – How to Write a Winning Résumé (PDF)
- Resume Guide (PDF)
- Cover Letter Workbook (PDF)
- Calling Cards (PDF)
- Adding an Attachment to an E-mail – 10 Easy Steps (PDF)
- How to Use the Internet in Your Job Search (PDF)
- Using the Job Bank (PDF)
- Résumé Critique Checklist (PDF)
- Preparing Your Interview (PDF)
Career planning can be frustrating and sometimes a little bit scary. We can help you find the career that is right for you and set you on the path to success. Visit us at any of our locations to speak with our staff and to take advantage of our many resources that will make the transition into your new career an easy one!
Below is a list of helpful websites to assist you with your career planning.
Helpful Websites for Career Planning
- Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities
- Career Cruising
- Industry Canada – Next Steps
- Ontario Skills Passport
- Canada’s National Aboriginal Job Site
- Manitoulin LaCloche Labour Market Stats
- Canadian Careers
- Ontario Prospects
- Opening Doors
- Academic Upgrading
- Job Futures
- Career Paths
- Ontario Internship Program
Labour market information includes information on occupations and careers, industrial information, economic or labour force information, and information about trends that affect the world of work. Examples of labour market information include:
- The number of people employed and unemployed.
- Lists of employers in an industry, and their importance to a community.
- The economic well being and outlook for communities. This includes unemployment rates, the supply and demand for skilled workers, the age, gender, and educational level of people in the community.
- Descriptions of occupations.
- Descriptions of industries.
Labour market information helps us make better decisions about our jobs or work lives. It also identifies changes or trends that affect the world of work. Labour market information assists people who are looking for a career, thinking about changing jobs, or retraining. When you know about the jobs that are available, you can determine which ones interest you and which are feasible. There are many sources of labour market information online, in addition to newspapers, business directories, and the phone book. You can also research individual companies by reading their literature and their websites.
- Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin
- Canada Business Network: Labour and Employment Data
- Forum of Labour Market Ministers (FLMM)
- Guide To Using Labour Market Information In Ontario
- How to Use Career / Labour Market Information (LMI)
- Labour Market Group
- Ontario Labour Market Statistics
- Service Canada LMI
- Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey
Are you thinking about starting your own business? Here are a few links that could assist you with the process.
Are you thinking about returning to school? Our knowledgeable staff can help you explore programs and schools, assist you with the application process, and provide you with information about opportunities for financial aid. Make an appointment today to speak with a consultant!
- Client Registration Form (PDF)
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What if I’m not sure what kind of job I want?
There are resources available for you to determine educational and employment goals, as well as counseling services to assist you in making a career decision and developing an appropriate action plan. As much assistance as you require can be provided through one-on-one counseling, workshops, resource materials, or referrals to other appropriate agencies.
Do I have to find my own job, or will I get help in finding a job?
We provide information on job search techniques such as resume writing, interview skills, accessing the job market and approaching employers through workshops and individual counselling. If self-marketing is not working for you, we can assist in matching you to employers that are participating in the program.
If I have an interview, how can you help?
We will provide tips on how to prepare for an interview and even offer a mock interview so that you are better prepared to face the challenge.
If I get a job through the program, how much will I get paid?
Wages will vary according to the position and the employer with whom you are working. You will receive at least the minimum wage required by law.
How many hours per week do I work?
Hours will be determined by the employer and discussed with you prior to starting the job.