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Worktrends has great resources to assist you in making informed career decisions.
Selecting a career path or entering the workplace can be challenging for a student. To overcome some of these challenges, we have compiled a short list of useful resources that direct you to information regarding training and education programs, industries and occupations currently in demand, local job opportunities, and other.
Training and Education
Taking the leap into a postsecondary, graduate or apprenticeship program? Find the right training and education options for your goals and career path.
On Worktrends.ca you will find a list of local educational institutions that can prepare you for your future career: Education and Training Programs. As well, you will discover a guided search engine that uses your answers to a sequence of questions to guide you to the best learning options available locally: Learning For Life Tool!
If you have questions regarding the essential skills and habits for successful employment, you should visit the Ontario Skills Passport.
Examine employment trends and forecasts for your preferred industry or location.
- Career & Job Information for Youth Under 30
- Ontario MTCU: Job Trends Forecast
- Local Occupational Outlooks
- Quarterly Job Posting Report for London Economic Region: Q2 of 2018
- Check the latest local job postings' aggregator: the Local Jobs Hub
Industries to Discover
From hospitality to careers in agriculture, these industry-specific resources can help you make the best career decisions for your future.
- Find Your Career in Agriculture
- Hospitality & Tourism: Careers to Discover
- Working in the Green Economy
- Employment information on local industries
- Local Industries - London Economic Development Corporation Concierge
- Information and Communications Technologies Sector – 2014 Report
- Tourism Sector Report – September 2014
- Agriculture and Agri-Food – May 2014 Report
- The Health Care and Social Assistance Sector – March 2015 Report
- 2016-2017 Local Employment Planning Council's Set of Industry Reports
The resource below is useful for anyone who is considering or has already completed an apprenticeship program in Ontario.
- Apprenticeship Information
- Apprenticeship Toolbox
- Canadian Apprenticeship Forum
- Ontario College of Trades
Local labour market information to help with your planning and choices for the future.
- 2013 Labour Market Plan
- 2013 Labour Market Plan: Mid-Year Update
- 2014 Local Labour Market Plan
- 2015 Update of the Local Labour Market Plan
- Seismic Shift: Ontario's Changing Labour Market
- 20/20 Bringing Clarity to the Local Labour Market: February 2018
Please consult the Resources page of the website to discover other relevant labour market information.
Persons with Disabilities
Find new employment opportunities with the help of the following resources.
London Area Resources
These general resources are helpful for London area residents and newcomers who are in search of employment.
- Links & Resources for Immigrants
- London & Area Resources
- Business Networking Groups in Elgin, Middlesex & Oxford Region
- Commuting in Elgin, Middlesex & Oxford Counties
- Youth Websites
Help Us Grow
Worktrends.ca is constantly growing and evolving as new resources surface and prove to be useful career counseling tools. If you come across a resource that we do not currently have listed, please contact us directly and we would be happy to add it to our list.