Employment Resources

Essential Skills Resources

Government of Canada Essential Skills - Gives essential skills profiles for over 350 occupations, has guides to essential skills, and has tools, assessments, and resources related to essential skills

Skills Canada - Links to their app to build essential skills, has essential skills resources, and links to social development Canada website with occupational profiles

Skill Plan BC - Test your essential skills, practice skills, explore careers, and use online workbooks

Industry Training Authority Essential Skills - Tests essential skills based on those needed for a trade of your choice, and gives reports on essential skills

Job Search Resources

WorkBC
Government of Canada Job Bank
Indeed Job Search
Eluta
Wow Jobs
Workopolis
Monster
BC Jobs and Careers
Prince George Citizen Classifieds
Kijiji
CNC Student Employment Opportunities
UNBC Student Job Postings

Company Specific Job Search Resources

BC Public Service
Canfor
Northern Health
City of Prince George
Telus

Acedemic Upgrading - BL 2

Learning Resources

Career Trek
A video guide to 95 different careers in BC

Work BC Career Exploration
Click on the “Jobs and Careers” tab top left, then “explore careers”. This site has great videos and stats on careers.

Industry Training Authority
“The Industry Training Authority (ITA) leads and coordinates British Columbia’s skilled trades system. ITA works with employers, employees, industry, labour, training providers and government to issue credentials, manage apprenticeships, set program standards, and increase opportunities in the trades.” (www.itabc.ca/overview/about-ita)

Also check out Trades Training BC for information on when trades programs are offered throughout the province.

Career Cruising
Use CNC’s account (username: new / password: caledonia) and then create your own unique “my plan” account. Use their online assessments to get suggestions of careers that suit you based on your answers to the questions.

Prince George Employment Services

WorkBC Employment Service
This is the website for the provincial job shop in downtown Prince George.

Skilled Trades Employment Program
This is the website for the job shops operated by the BC Construction Association. Use the contact page to find information about the Prince George office.

Employment Action
This is the website for employment programs in downtown Prince George.

Workforce Development Consultant Services

Financial Aid

CNC Financial Aid and Awards
Includes information on awards, grants, and other sources of funding.

Student Aid BC
Your key resource for student loans, but also a valuable resource for “planning your future” in terms of occupations, education, and debt. Includes a section on experiences of recent grads.