Job Search Websites – Canada Work Permit and Immigration

If you intend to work in Canada, you need to get a job offer first. In other words, a Canadian employer needs to offer you a position in their company, and then you may move forward with the work permit process.  There are many ways to seek jobs in Canada, and one of them is looking for jobs via Canadian job search websites. The following list helps you locate many of those websites. Keep in mind you need to prepare a good resume and cover letter before any job search efforts. Job search websites are also known as job boards and career search websites. The following list is not a measure for comparing these websites. It simply shows your options for an online job search in Canada. If you are aware of a good career site, contact us. We will review it and will potentially post it here.

Federal Job Search Websites

These websites post jobs about any potential location in Canada. Our country has ten provinces and three territories. The following websites could post jobs for any of those provinces or territories.

  • Job Bank – This website belongs to the Federal Government of Canada. Every employer who wants to hire an employee from outside Canada must post jobs on this website. It is a busy website.
  • indeed.ca – I personally hire most of our employees via this website. As an employer, we have found this website to be the most effective one. Consider posting your resume on this website and constantly look for potential career opportunities.
  • monster.ca – This website is present all over the world under different domain names. It is active in Canada under the name of Monster.ca.
  • Jooble.org – This website is available in several countries. I have enclosed their Canadian site so you can seek job opportunities they have posted in Canada.
  • workopolis.com – When I immigrated to Canada, this website was the main website for job search. It is still very famous but costly for many employers to post their jobs. You may search for jobs based on their location.
  • allstarjobs.ca – This website allows us to search for jobs in several cities in Canada.
  • elute.ca – I am not familiar with this website, but you may give it a try.
  • kijiji.ca – This website posts jobs along with many other items. It would help if you were specific about the location you want to work in. Be careful as many scammers post jobs on this website.
  • craigslist.ca – Craigslist is a classified ads website. You need to pick your city first and then look for this website on google. The link that I have provided focuses on Toronto only. Just like Kijiji.ca, watch for scammers on craigslist.ca.

Provincial Websites

Federal career search websites post jobs for most of Canada. Some job boards are limited to specific provinces. The following list shows some of those websites. The numbers next to each province represent the approximate population based on the 2016 national census. I have also included the name of the capital of each province or territory for guidance. The second city, if shown, refers to the most populated city in the province.

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Please note that neither Parsai Immigration Services nor I am associated with any of these websites. Use them at your own risk. Inclusion or omission of any websites has not been done deliberately.

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Al Parsai is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in Toronto, Canada. He also teaches the official immigration consulting courses at Ashton College in Vancouver, Canada. Al who holds a Masters degree from Yorkville University is a member of ICCRC and CAPIC organizations. Al, the CEO of Parsai Immigration Services, has represented hundreds of applicants from more than 30 countries to the immigration authorities since January 2011.

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