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Aboriginal Construction 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.

Adolescent Perceptions of Career and Occupation (NATCON 2002)

A Comprehensive Career Needs Survey was designed to assess the career needs of junior high- and senior high-school students in Southern Alberta. The questionnaire explored career needs from the perspective of students, teachers, parents, counsellors, and administrators. An important aspect of the research was to examine how adolescents perceive the terms career and occupation, and to also determine if and how these perceptions evolve over time and through developmental stages.

Alberta Work Search Online

Looking for work? You’ve come to the right place. Alberta Work Search Online will help you make the most of your online work search. During the work search process, you will: identify the skills and experience you have to offer identify potential employers and job opportunities market your skills and accomplishments to potential employers. Here you’ll find the information, examples, links and exercises you need for every stage of your work search.

Balancing Strategies: Self-Directed Life and Career Exploration for Indigenous Students

Balancing Strategies is an interactive, flexible, and holistic program that utilizes culturally-relevant curriculum to support and guide the career success of Indigenous students at UVic. While the number of Indigenous students at UVic is steadily increasing, many local Indigenous communities are voicing concern that their graduates are facing significant barriers accessing employment despite their level of education. This is largely because many of the conventional career development options geared towards post-secondary students rely on models and approaches that defy the configurations of Indigenous students’ lives.

bigfuture – Career Exploration

Lists careers ideas and lists majors that fit with the user’s interests.

Biotechnology Human Resource Council

This site includes information on obtaining a biotech career guide (listing profiles of 50 jobs, academic programs, and information on current and future trends), an inventory of training programs and a job board.

Canadian Automotive Repair and Service Careers

A Canadian website for educators, youth, parents that highlights careers in the field of automotive repair and service.

Canadian Business Education Partnership

Established in 1999, the Canadian Business Education Partnership (CBEP) is a not-for-profit organization that advocates on key issues impacting career exploration and workforce development.

Canadian Career Development Challenge

Learn more about your career in a 5 to 10 minute quiz, and get a personalized score showing your career management skill and will.

Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists

Occupational profiles, foreign academic assessment information and a list of nationally accredited technical programs can be found at this site.

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