Are you looking for a job in Elgin, Middlesex or Oxford?
Having the right information and resources can make your job search easier. Check below for these 5 recommended steps to set you off in your job search efforts:
• Identify your NOC Code by typing a job title or your profession in the box provided in the hyperlink - (NOC - National Occupational Classification is the authoritative resource on occupational information in Canada providing a standard taxonomy and framework for dialogue on Labour Market Information.)
• Identify the job titles attached to the NOC Code/s applicable to you (One NOC code may have up to 12 job titles)
• Determine if you have the required educational qualification stated under the NOC code identified in step 1 above
• Do a targeted search for jobs either based on your NOC code or perform an extensive search by ‘job title’
• Perform a targeted search based on location. There are more than 30 municipalities and cities within the London Economic Region and you can tailor your search to locations you most prefer
Make Informed Decisions
In the resources provided below, you will find valuable online tools that can assist you in your decision making. Also included are local information highlighting industry trends, wage information and growth opportunities, that can give you a better understanding of the industries and roles you are exploring.
Job Search Resources & Links
We have gathered a list of employment service providers that can assist you with employment preparedness required for your next career move. Click the link below for a list of employment service providers available across the City of London and the Counties of Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford.
You will also find here a list of websites where job opportunities across Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford counties are constantly being updated.
Information on Job Postings & Trends
As you continue in your effort to secure employment, you may find the If you're searching for a job, read the reports below to find out overall hiring and growth trends in your region.
- Report on the Internet Job Postings in London Economic Region: Q2 of 2018
- Monthly Labour Market Facts
- Number of job postings by Cities and Municipalities in the London Economic Region - map
- Check the latest local job postings' aggregator: the Local Jobs Hub
Industries to Discover
From hospitality to careers in agriculture, you can explore different industries through the following resources:
- Find Your Career in Agriculture
- Hospitality & Tourism: Careers to Discover
- Working in the Green Economy
- Trends for the Electrical Trades & Telecommunication Occupations
Labour Market Information
Labour marketing information that highlights trends in the regions of London, St. Thomas and Woodstock.
- 2013 Labour Market Plan
- 2013 Labour Market Plan: Mid-Year Update
- 2014 Local Labour Market Plan
- 2015 Update of the Local Labour Market Plan
- 2018 Local Labour Market Plan
- Occupational Outlook Reports
- Career & Job Information for Youth Under 30
- Elgin Economic Report Card for Women: 2014
- Working Age Population
- Ontario Skills Passport
Please consult the Resources page of the website to discover other relevant labour market information.
For job seekers, networking can be one of the essential strategies for developing new business contacts. See below for a list of local networking groups.
Resources for Persons with Disabilities
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Are you considering a commute to work? Information to help you understand local commuting trends.
London Area Resources
These general resources are helpful for London area residents and newcomers who are in search of employment.
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