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

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

Access Information: Temporarily available offsite for West Vancouver residents only.

Find video tutorials to help you learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals.

If you have already created an account, you can download the app through your device’s app store. Once downloaded, use the “Already a Lynda member?” button and sign in under the Organization tab. Use the app like you would the website, or download videos for offline viewing.

On the Shelf

Career Change

Read books about how to successfully change careers.

Job Hunting

Browse guides to help you search for a job.

Resumes (Employment)

Explore resources to help you write your perfect resume.

On the Web


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

BC Job Connect

BC JobConnect is a customized online tool connecting job-ready newcomers to BC employers. It provides a platform for newcomer job seekers to showcase their skills, education and work experience and presents their profiles and résumés to BC employers looking for workers.

Civic Jobs

Canada's largest online source for municipal postings. Owned and operated by CivicInfo BC since 2008, has a simple mission: to connect high quality candidates with Canadian local government employers.

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, as well as deciding if and when to disclose an accommodation.

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


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

Resume Now

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

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.


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