Look for Work FAQs
If you are considering a career change, OCCinfo features more than 550 occupational profiles for you to explore including employment outlook and advancement, duties and working conditions, certification requirements and wage and salary ranges.
The article Thinking About Work After Retirement? will get you started.
See Employment Services on Alberta.ca for information about career and job fairs across the province.
See Dealing with Job Loss for tips on taking care of basics such as severance and EI, coping with your job loss and exploring work and other options.
Search multiple job banks and postings by checking out job search tools.
If you are unsure of what you want to do with your career, CAREERinsite can help. Take one of the quizzes to see where your interests overlap with your skills, and get suggestions on what occupations may be a good match for your abilities.
- View occupational profiles that provide video interviews and footage of real people on the job as well as detailed information about duties, wages and salaries, educational requirements, and current job postings.
The Certifications section at OCCinfo includes answers to common questions about requirements and regulated occupations in Alberta.
Call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre to speak with a coordinator for advice and referrals.
Watch the Youth Reflections videos to find out how other teens are connecting their hobbies to interesting career and learning paths.
Alis has tips, publications, and links to help you get your business off the ground.
Alis will help you find out what it takes to be successful as an entrepreneur.
OCCinfo has Alberta-specific wage and salary information for full-time and part-time workers in over 550 occupations.
Learn about different types of resumés, tailoring your resumé, and more at the Resumés and References section.
Labour (job) market information is information about economic activity, industries, companies and jobs. It can help inform your career plan.
Contact The Business Link, a service which offers information to Alberta entrepreneurs on a wide range of topics.
- Toll-free phone: 1-800-272-9675
- In Edmonton: 780-422-7722 or Fax: 780-422-0055
Women in Alberta who are starting or expanding small business can also contact the Alberta Women Entrepreneurs.
- Toll-free phone: 1-800-713-3558
- In Edmonton: 780-422-7784
- In Calgary: 403-777-4250