Career Tools

We have provided a list of useful resources and tools to assist you in your job search and skill development goals.

We are excited to announce we have two itinerant services.

  • Career Beacon
    Canadian bilingual recruitment website that allows job seekers to receive job notifications by e-mail, to search job postings, to read employer profiles, and to find out which companies are hiring
  • Career Edge Organization
    Information on internships and entry-level work experience for new Canadian graduates and internationally qualified professionals eager to put their education to work
  • Canada Student Financial Assistance
    Information about federal loans and grants available to students at the post-secondary level
  • Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
    Information on having credentials assessed & a directory of professional organizations
  • Career Options
    Nova Scotia online job postings by county and career-planning and occupational profile information
  • Careershifters
    The inspiration, tools and a step-by-step proven process to help you move into work you love
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
    Labour market information, funding programs (grants and contributions) and jobs & training information. Also has information on retirement pensions, disability benefits, and benefits for seniors, children and families.
  • Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada: International Education and Youth
    Information for Canadians and non-Canadians on traveling, learning, and working in Canada and abroad
  • Fort McMurray Labour Market Information
    Labour market information for Woof Buffalo / Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Free Range Humans
    Resources for creating a free range career that suits your personality and lifestyle
  • Government of Canada
    Information about Canada and its programs, services, and initiatives
  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    An excellent source of information on Canadian companies. This website offers a database of company profiles that can be searched by industry sector.  Search the Find Canadian Companies section for extensive contact information and company descriptions
  • Job Gurus
    Aggregates jobs from over ten thousand employer, recruiter and government sites across Canada and provides jobs in a simple, intuitive way to job seekers 
  • Nova Scotia Business Inc.
    Information on starting and/or growing a business in Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Community Organization Network
    Information on Nova Scotian organizations, agencies, and regional community support groups
  • Nova Scotia Department of Finance and Treasury Board
    Information on Nova Scotia’s economy and labour market
  • Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education
    Labour issues, employment rights and responsibilities, adult learning programs, apprenticeship training and trade qualifications, skills development programs, public and workplace safety, industry regulations, licensing, and pensions
  • Nova Scotia Student Assistance
    Allows students to apply online for student loans, check their loan status, and calculate their parental contribution
  • Sedar
    Information on publicly-traded companies and investment fund groups including company profiles and public securities documents
  • SchoolFinder.com
    A database of admission requirements, costs, programs, and contact details on universities, colleges, and career colleges in Canada
  • Service Canada National Job Bank
    Local and provincial information on occupations, jobs, skill requirements, labour regulations, employment prospects, employment trends, and potential employers. Also allows users to search job postings for specific communities, cities, towns, and provinces across Canada
  • Statistics Canada
    National labour force statistics and trends
  • Services for Youth
    Career planning resources for youth
  • Training, Career and Worker Information
    Job search tools including career-based quizzes & information on training and learning options, career opportunities and workers’ rights and benefits
  • Yellow Pages / 411
    Contact information for businesses and individuals across Canada and in your neighborhood