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Organizations are hiring all the time, even when they choose not to advertise. The trick is finding these hidden jobs. Here’s how.
70% of jobs are filled by people who heard about them through networking.
Many job openings are filled without ever being advertised. To access this hidden job market, don’t wait for just the right job posting—make the first move.
Putting a work search plan in writing will help you set goals and deadlines for your search. It will also help you keep track of what you have done.
If you’re a newcomer to Alberta who is looking for work, then the information and resources in this section are a good place to begin.
If you’re a person with a disability who is wanting to find work, then the information and resources in this section are a good place to begin.
If you’ve been convicted of a criminal offence, you may have a record and may even have served time. Learn how you can find work and excel in a job interview with a criminal record.
Search with focus and connect to job search resources, job postings, industry information and work options.
Don’t dismiss a job opportunity because you don’t meet all the requirements. Learn strategies for getting employers to overlook shortcomings and focus on why you’re right for the job.
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If you’re a person with a disability who is wanting to find work, then the information and resources in this section are a good place to begin.
Tools & Resources

CBC News: People With Autism Recruited for Skilled Jobs [13:20]

Through interviews and analysis, this news item explores the growing number of Canadian employees with autism and the unique benefits they bring to their employers.

Tools & Resources

Inclusive Employment: Making a Difference by Working Together [6:31]

This is the story of 3 valued employees with developmental disabilities in Alberta. Davey, Jill, and Brian have found meaningful, well-paying jobs with employers who are learning the many benefits of providing an inclusive workplace.

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