Job Search & Careers

Thinking about a career change? Need to prepare for your job search? These resources will help you find the career and job that's right for you!

See also: Education

Library Databases

Job Freeway (In-Library Only)

Job listings for the Lower Mainland. You can also post a job or post your resume on this site.

Lynda.com

An outstanding resource for online learning with over 3,000 videos created and continually updated by subject experts. Classes range from accounting to web conferencing. Exceptional at teaching technical skills such as software for video editing, photography, coding, and even animation. Learn new applications, enhance your skills, advance your career. 

You can also download the Lynda.com app. Under the “Organization” tab type in westvanlibrary.ca and click on Login. You’ll be taken out of the app to login through the website with your library card number and pin. Use the app like you would the website, or download videos for offline viewing.

On the Shelf

Job Hunting

Guides for getting that job.

Resumes (Employment)

Templates for great resumes.

On the Web

Adzuna

Search engine for job listings in the following countries: Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, Germany, France, India, Netherlands, Poland, Russia and South Africa.

Civic Jobs

Canada's largest online source for municipal postings.

Disability Alliance BC

This legal guide for people with Disabilities working in BC was created by the Disability Alliance BC. It covers working with a disability, deciding if and when to disclose and accommodation.

indeed.ca

A user-friendly search engine that includes job listings from more than 50 countries.  

Monster

Great resource that offers useful resume and cover letter templates for various career fields.

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.

Susan Ireland’s Resume Site

Free advice, tips and templates for resumes and cover letters.

WorkBC

Excellent resource for searching for a job. Includes more than 500 careers, as well as data on job responsibilities, working conditions, and earnings statistics.