The 2013 Employment Profile provide data and information on postsecondary education and employment to help guidance counsellors, students, their families, and others support better decision making about postsecondary education and career planning.
An internet portal featuring Health, Money, Travel, Lifestyle and Relationships topics. 50PLUS.com also enjoys a history of being the online “home-away-from-home” page for many CARP members. With more than 350,000 members, CARP is Canada’s largest association for the 45+ (Zoomers) . We cover many of the same topics that resonate with Zoomers of all ages, but from a leisure, entertainment and personal interest point of view.
This book for job seekers aged 45+ will help you take stock of where you are now and where you want to be. You’ll learn to identify the skills you currently have and how to apply them in a wide variety of work settings, discover that it’s never too late to learn new skills, recognize the many positives for hiring mature workers and learn how to combat some of those negative beliefs that employers may have. Find out more about the different work options available to you, determine your financial and lifestyle needs and gather more resources to move forward as you begin your midlife career transition. For more information and to download the PDF or order online, visit: http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/careershop/showproduct.html?DisplayCode=PRODUCT&EntityKey=3495
York University received a three-year grant in 2008 to launch a peer-to-peer mentoring program for students with Asperger’s syndrome. This mentoring program offers renewed hope for students with Asperger and others mental health challenges. Asperger Syndrome is an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), although Asperger’s Syndrome can be first detecting in childhood, many individuals are not diagnosed until well into adolescence or adulthood.
Giving students awareness on the advantages and uses of attending a job fair; What is it? What’s in it for you? How to make the most of your time at a job fair! For more information, visit: View
As Canada’s population ages and Baby Boomers retire, healthy campus recruiting and retention will play an increasingly crucial role in balancing our labour issues and growing Canada’s economy.
Who’s eligible for the Ability Edge paid internship program? Recent graduates with self-declared disabilities who: have a college diploma/certificate or university bachelor’s degree have little or no career related work experience are legally able to work in Canada have not previously accepted an Ability Edge or Career Edge paid internship
The ABDF (Aboriginal Business Development Fund) is a program that provides tools for Aboriginal entrepreneurs who choose to start their own businesses. The funds are available through a community-based organization.
Jobs and career resources to connect First Nations, Métis and Inuit students and recent grads hatch rewarding careers.
The Aboriginal Construction Careers website includes tools and information for Aboriginal Persons exploring and preparing for a career in Construction. It contains a How to Guide to enable employers to develop a workable and sustainable approach and lists programs or initiatives to increase numbers of Aboriginal workers getting a job in the construction industry. Information on ES is integrated throughout the How to Guide. The website also provides numerous ES profiles of industry related occupations.