Work


The World Of Work

WHERE ARE THE JOBS WITHOUT A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA?

The largest distribution of workers without their diplomas work in Sales and Service. Jobs such as Supermarket Clerk, Telephone Solicitor, and Window Cleaners are just a few of the many jobs in this area. Other sectors include:

  • Trades
  • Transport & Equipment Operation
  • Business
  • Finance & Administration

WHERE ARE THE JOBS WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA?

Where are the jobs with a high school diploma but no post-secondary training?

The largest distribution of workers with a high school diploma only work in Business, Finance & Administration. Types of jobs include Court Clerks, Receptionist, Telephone Operators. Other sectors include Sales & Service and Trades, Transport & Equipment Operation.

HOW DO I CHOOSE THE RIGHT JOB?

When determining what to do, consider your goals, your skills and interests, your education and when you are available to work. Make sure you get information on the labour market and future opportunities for growth.

WHAT IS CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION?

Cooperative education is a planned learning experience, for which credits are earned, that integrates classroom theory and learning experiences at the workplace. This is an excellent way to gain work experience and make connections out in the community.

WHAT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST ME WITH MY SEARCH?

Within Hamilton-Wentworth, there are career Resource Centres at every secondary school. See list of Career Resource Centres and contact numbers below:

Schools
Bishop Ryan 905 573-2151
Bishop Tonnos 905 648-4989
Cardinal Newman 905 664-3383
Cathedral High School     905 522-3581
St. Jean de Brebeuf 905 388-7020
St. Mary  905 528-0214
St. Thomas More  905 388-3030


For more information or assistance contact your local Career Resource Centre:

WHAT IS JOB CONNECT?

Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Job Connect provides young people, who are out of work, with the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge needed to find and keep a job. To find out more about Job Connect contact your local Career Resource Centre.

WHAT IS THE YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM?

Funded by the Government of Canada, this initiative encourages employment for youth under the age of 30 who have recently completed their field of study but have limited work experience. For more information contact the Youth Internship program at (519) 751-6577.

Follow one of the links below to get started:

Ontario Prospects
Learn about a variety of career options, tips for finding employment, resume writing and cover letter.

monster.ca 
Monster.ca, Canada's #1 career website has the opportunities and resources you need to make that next big career move.

awal.ca
The AWAL database contains resources needed to search for a specific job by occupation, company, or skill. The AWAL database is updated frequently.

workopolis.com
Workopolis is one of Canada's leading provider of Internet recruitment and job search solutions. Post your resume and cover letter online. Allow thousands of recruiters view your resume 24/7. Search for specific jobs by occupation, location and skill set. This is a FREE service.

jobbank.gc.ca
Job Bank is an electronic listing of jobs provided by employers from everywhere across Canada. Allows you to search by occupation or to search all jobs posted in the last 48 hours.