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Job Search Skills
Job Search Skills

Job search skills are the tools that you need to get the attention of a potential employer. If you can show potential employers that you have what they are looking for, you'll increase your chances of being short-listed for an interview. 

There are several websites that will give you a good overview of the complete package of job search skills

  • About EmploymentExternal Link is an excellent introduction to the five-step job search process. Once you are familiar with the basic job search process, you may want to look at some more advanced versions of the job search process.
  • The Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA) websiteExternal Link list job search skill resources in the Students section, under the heading Who do I want to become.
  • ProspectsExternal Link is the Ontario Ministry of Education's guide to career planning.
  • York University's Career CyberGuideExternal Link- contains dynamic online video presentations and downloadable handouts and work sheets that give you the most relevant career information based on real life experiences.
  • Employment OntarioExternal Link
  • My Pathway PlannerExternal Link - contains a résumé and cover letter builder, job search tool and occupation information


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