1. Hospitality – hotel worker, restaurant worker, tour guide, casino worker, etc. 2. Office Work – administrative assistance, receptionist, clerk, etc. 3. Labour – construction worker, warehouse worker, gardener, landscaper, etc. 4. Retail – grocery clerk, department store clerk, cashier, etc. 5. Recreation – camp counsellor, special events worker, pool attendant, babysitter, etc.
Where to look for job openings?
Network - Tell everyone you know that you are looking for a job. Seventy-five to 80 per centof all job openings are never advertised and are filled through personal networking.
Job Postings - Jobs are posted in a wide variety of places: on the Internet, bulletin boards atyour local high school, college or university and in classified ads in community newspapers.Online Job Banks: • http://www.careercruising.com Job Search Feature • http://www.jobbank.gc.ca • http://www.jobs.gc.ca • http://www.saskjobs.ca • http://www.workopolis.com • http://www.monster.ca • http://www.jobboom.ca
Job Fairs - Some businesses and/or organizations host job fairs to attract people looking for work.
What is a Job Application?
Many employers will consider your resume and cover letter to be the job application. However, some businesses
have a standard job application form that they want completed by everyone applying for work.
Job Application Tips:
Read the entire application first and follow directions carefully.
Ask for two copies. You can fill one out in pencil first before doing a final copy in pen. Your first copy can then be kept as a record.
If possible, take the application home to complete. That way you can take your time and ensure accuracy.
Use your resume for reference.
Answer every question. If a question does not apply to you, put N/A in the space.N/A means “not applicable”.
Sign and date the application.
Attach a copy of your resume and cover letter.