Labour Information and Job Opportunity Sites

Social Insurance Number (SIN)

You need a Social Insurance Number to apply for jobs and scholarships.

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For information for applying for a first time social insurance number go to
www.servicecanada.gc.ca/en/sc/sin/index.shtml
or www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sin/forms.shtml

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You may also take your completed application form and documentation during business hours to:

595 Pandora Avenue
Victoria, BC
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Work BC
www.workbc.ca

An inventory of Labour Market Programs and Services in BC including job finding sites and career planning.

WorkSafe BC
www2.worksafebc.com/topics/youngworker/home.asp

WorkSafe BC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers in BC. This webpage is for workers under the 25 years old.

Employment Standards Act
www.bclaws.ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/

The Employment Standards Act (ESA) sets out the minimum standards of wages and working conditions that apply to most workplaces in BC.

Employability Skills 2000+
www.conferenceboard.ca/topics/education/learning-tools/employability-skills.aspx

Employability Skills 2000+ are the critical skills you need in the workplace—whether you are self-employed or working for others. Employability Skills 2000+ include communication, problem solving, positive attitudes and behaviours, adaptability, working with others, and science, technology and mathematics skills.

Work Futures
www.workfutures.bc.ca

Work Futures provides a comprehensive description of close to 200 occupations as they relate directly to the B.C. labour market. It is for learners, individuals interested in changing careers or re-entering the labour market, and for career practitioners.

Check out the latest local job postings, get help creating your resume, learn to ace the interview and talk to friendly staff members who will help with researching employment choices, education and training.

Worklink
www.worklink.bc.ca

Located in the Westshore, this is a no-cost service for all your job search, career planning, and self employment training needs. The Resource Centre is equipped with computers, fax machines, photocopiers and friendly staff.

Find a job in Canada
www.find-a-job-canada.com

Jobs are divided by location and caetgory.  simpoy find a listing you like and follow the instructions to apply.

Canada Jobs
www.canadajobs.com

A comprehensive site which includes tips on job seeking.  Job listings are sorted by porvice.

Jobs Abroad
www.jobsabroad.com

An amazing resource for those who wish to work overseas.  The site advises on airfare, insurance, hotels, etc.  Be sure to research the company offering the jobs.

Workopolis
www/workopolis.com

A Canadian resource for online job search.

A Guide to BC Economy and Labour Market
http://www.guidetobceconomy.org/welcome.htm

A Guide to the BC Economy and Labour Market is an excellent source of information about historical and current trends, as well as the long-term outlook for the provincial economy and the labour market.

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