Job Search, Careers & Employment Information

Library Databases

Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log in.

Job Search and Employment Resources

Kootenay Career Development Society
Kootenay Career Development Society is a dynamic, diverse and change-responsive centre of excellence that empowers individuals, employers and communities economically and socially through career development, employment counselling, and human resource planning.

Employment Connections
Employment Connections provides a variety of FREE services and programs to meet your employment-related needs – resume and job search assistance, skills training, wage subsidy program, interview skills, workshops.

Employment Insurance
Employment Insurance provides temporary financial assistance for employees including regular benefits, maternity and parental benefits, sickness benefits, compassionate care benefits, and benefits for parents of critically ill children.

Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, and administers various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.

WorkSafe BC
WorkSafeBC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of this province. We consult with and educate employers and workers and enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

Job Postings
BCjobs.ca Job listings for B.C. and Alberta.
Civic Jobs Canadian municipal job postings.
Indeed.ca Canadian job search engine
Job Bank Listing of jobs, work or business opportunities  in Human Resource Centres of Canada by employers around the country.
JobHero A job search engine that, for each job title, includes the top ten samples from the work experience section of resumes.  Offers advice on cover letters and resumes.
Jobs.ca Job search for Canada
Neuvoo Job search engine, listing almost 300,000 jobs in Canada.
WorkBC Search for a job or learn about hundreds of different types of careers. Includes information about job responsibilities, working conditions, employment prospects, industry profiles and earnings statistics.
Workopolis "Canada's largest and most popular online job site".  Tips on resumes and more included.
    Career Advice
AllStarJobs.ca Links and information on job search, career information, resume writing, student resources.
Glassdoor Company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews and questions and more.
GotResumeBuilder.com Resume writing tips and samples.
Industry Training Authority Information about trades and apprenticeships in B.C., including schools and courses, financial assistance and accreditation requirements.
Resume on Monster Resume writing tips and samples.  Post your resume here for employers to find and read.
Canva Resume Builder A free online resume builder from Canva.  Plenty of modern, eye-catching templates to choose from.
Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre New to Canada? Find out how to get accredited in your field. Check out the Employment Guides for detailed information by occupation.
What's Key "Key information to jump-start your career planning." Includes labour market information, self assessment, careers, jobs, outlooks, education, job skills. Excellent British Columbia government resource.