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Jobs at the City of Calgary
2007-06-22 9:46 AM (Pacific) / 12:46 PM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: calgary, government

Everyone knows Calgary is a busy city looking for lots of new workers, but did you know that the City of Calgary is hiring too? That's right, for free, right now, you can go visit the City's link and see all the opportunities that exist. I know, it's Friday and we're giddy here at

But seriously, if you are considering a move to Calgary or you already live there, make sure you check out what the city has to offer.

As we write this, there are jobs for plant operators, EMT - Ambulance and Paramedic, swimming instructors, and lots of opportunities in their Engineering Services department. They are looking for a wide variety of workers and skill sets.

More is available at the City of Calgary website. Career Opportunities can be found on the right hand side of the page.

Working for Porter Airlines
2007-06-22 8:38 AM (Pacific) / 11:38 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: transportation, toronto

Porter Airlines is looking for staff across a wide range of professions. They are looking for pilots, sales and marketing, and customer service.

They are based at the City Centre Airport in Toronto. Some jobs specify the job location as City Centre Airport, some do not. They fly to Ottawa, Halifax, and Montreal.

If you would like more information about the jobs that are avaialble and the requirements they have, visit the career page of Porter Airlines

Market Research Interviewing
2007-06-22 6:47 AM (Pacific) / 9:47 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: market research

If you are looking for a job that offers scheduling flexibilty, can help build your confidence, and is easy-going, perhaps you should look into market research interviewing.

Market research interviewers conduct public opinion polls, surveys, and market research, usually over the phone. The downside is that this job can be repetitive as it involves sticking to a set question script.

This job requires good telephone skills and a clear speaking voice. Often, knowing more than one or two languages can be an advantage. Most of these jobs also require evening or weekend work.

Market research interviewers have nothing to sell as these companies are simply hired to conduct surveys, so if you are applying for a market research job that involves selling, it is likely a sales jobs masquerading as a market research job.

We've put together a list of market research firms and the offices where they are currently looking for staff.

Ekos Ottawa, ON / Edmonton, AB
Ipsos Toronto, ON
NRG Research Group Winnipeg, MB
Opinion Search Ottawa, ON / Toronto, ON / Montreal, QC
Pollara Bathurst, NB

Working at the City of Saskatoon
2007-06-21 6:16 AM (Pacific) / 9:16 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: government, saskatchewan

Did you know that there are 31 jobs right now with the City of Saskatoon?

From firefighter to building inspector to programmer analyst, working for the city can encompass a wide range of career choices.

Why not look into opportunities with the City of Saskatoon? To find jobs, click on "Careers with the City" under "Quick Links."

If you are not from there, the website also has lots of information about living in Saskatoon.

Love Adobe? Want to Work There?
2007-06-21 6:01 AM (Pacific) / 9:01 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: IT, high tech

Are you looking for a career with a leading software company?

Look no further than Adobe. Currently, in Canada, Adobe is hiring for a wide range of information technology professionals.

Currently, most Canadian jobs are in Ottawa. They range from Sales to Product Management and lots of choices in between. Jobs relate to supporting, developing, or marketing the various Adobe brands.

They also have positions around the world for those looking for a challenge outside of Canada.

See all their jobs at the Adobe website.

Careers at RBC Royal Bank
2007-06-20 10:39 AM (Pacific) / 13:39 PM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: financial

Banks offer quite a few services these days besides keeping your money in a savings account. That means a lot of different types of jobs are available.

RBC Royal Bank offers a database of available jobs, as well as more specific information about their sales and IT careers at the bank.

How many jobs do they have posted on their site? Oh, about 793. Well, exactly 793 (throughout Canada and the U.S.) at the time of writing.

Whether you're qualified to be a Branch Manager Trainee in Manitoba or an Investment and Insurance Specialist in Prince Edward Island, there are quite a few jobs throughout Canada that could be of interest.

For those looking for IT jobs, there are 70 posted, most of which are in the Toronto/GTA area.

It's all on the RBC Royal Bank Career Opportunities site.

IBM is Hiring!
2007-06-20 6:29 AM (Pacific) / 9:29 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: IT

IBM is hiring throughout the country. With positions ranging from data entry to IT architects, they are looking for people across the country. They also have job categories specific to new grads and students

Here's the link: IBM The jobs are listed in the "About Us" section which can be found at the bottom of the page.

Retail Clothing Jobs
2007-06-19 12:16 PM (Pacific) / 15:16 PM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: retail

If you are looking for a retail clothing job, we have some tips for you.

- Look for help wanted signs in the display window of stores. This is one of the major ways retail companies hire staff.

- When picking up a job application and dropping off your
resume, make sure you are professionally dressed.

- Make sure you list all your retail experience on your resume.

- Check out the websites of the stores you want to work at. We've put some clothing retailer's websites together for you.

These companies have jobs throughout the country.

Gap Inc.

Holt Renfrew


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Seasonal Employment at Theme and Amusement Parks
2007-06-18 6:54 AM (Pacific) / 9:54 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: amusement parks, seasonal

If you are looking for seasonal work and you enjoy working with the public why not look at the various opportunities that exist working at theme parks?

We've put together a collection here that spans the country to help you get started.

PNE (Pacific National Exhibition)
Playland at the PNE has lots opportunities listed on their
website. The park is located in Vancouver, BC.

West Edmonton Mall
The world's most famous mall has job opportunities at their amusement park. It is located in Edmonton, AB.

Calaway Park
This parks boasts that it is Western Canada's largest outdoor amusement park. It is located in Calgary, AB.

Canada's Wonderland
This site has an extensive job section and the park is in Maple, ON.

This park is located in Niagara Falls, ON and features lots of animals.

Ontario Place
To access the jobs on this website, look under "information." This park is in Toronto, ON.

La Ronde
This site is bilingual and the park is in Montreal, QC.

This site does not list specific jobs, but the job opportunties page has a contact email you can write to for information about job opportunities. The park is in Cavendish, PEI.

Are You Good with Numbers?
2007-06-15 8:31 AM (Pacific) / 11:31 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: financial, alberta

H&R Block Canada is looking for staff at its headquarters in Calgary. The positions they are currently looking at filling include bilingual Client Service Associate, Quality Assurance Analyst, and Tax Research and Training Specialist.

They are also looking for other professionals in Edmonton and in other offices throughout the country on a seasonal and permanent basis.

You know where to go: H&R Block Canada.

Jobs at UNB
2007-06-15 6:19 AM (Pacific) / 9:19 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: new brunswick, university

We had a quick look at the The University of New Brunswick website and found many jobs. They fall under the categories of support staff positions, academic positions, and student employment opportunities (though you need to be a UNB student to access this section.)

Jobs are available both at the Saint John and Fredericton campuses.

If you're in the area and you are looking for work, take a look at the University of New Brunswick to see if something is right for you.

Jobs with the Manitoba Civil Service Commission
2007-06-14 7:08 AM (Pacific) / 10:08 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: government, manitoba

Do you live in or are you moving to Manitoba? If so, you might want to check out what's available at the Manitoba Civil Service Commission.

Positions can be found across the province, with a good number also available in Winnipeg. The wesite features open positions across a broad spectrum of fields.

There is also a thorough section about their Internship, Equity & Employee Development Programs, as well as a resume writing section to help you apply.

Off to Manitoba you go!

Working for the City of Toronto
2007-06-14 6:30 AM (Pacific) / 9:30 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: toronto, government

Did you know the City of Toronto is hiring?

On their website, you can peruse the list of current opportunities as well as ongoing recruitment requirements.

At the time of writing, there are current opportunities such as Gardener, Animal Care and Control Officer (Seasonal), and a range of engineering positions.

On their website, they also offer some good resume and job application tips.

Staples Business Depot
2007-06-13 9:18 AM (Pacific) / 12:18 PM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: retail

If you are looking to explore a career with a major retailer, look no further than Staples. And if you think the only opportunities exist in their stores, you haven't checked out their website. They list careers in their Corporate, Contact Centre and Distribution area, as well as retail positions.

Their corporate offices are located in Richmond Hill and they currently have opportunities in a few Canadian provinces such as Alberta, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia.

Find all their jobs at the career website of

Looking back at this blog entry, it sort of reads like an advertisement for Staples. However, we want our blog readers to know that posts are not sponsored by any company; they are tidbits of information we've found for our visitors who are looking for work in Canada.

Good luck in your job search!

Working at NAV Canada
2007-06-13 6:09 AM (Pacific) / 9:09 AM (Eastern)
Permanent Link) Tags: aerospace

As we were browsing online for available jobs to bring to the blog, we found NAV Canada.

NAV Canada hires all sorts of staff to aid them as they move aircraft throughout Canada. Currently, on their website, they have opportunities in many Canadian locations.

One interesting opportunity they have is for Flight Service Specialists for Quebec City and northern Quebec communities. You must be biligual, willing to relocate, but the other requirements are quite light. If you are looking for a new opportunity and you fit the bill, it might be worth checking out.

To see all their available jobs (including the one for Flight Service Specialists,) visit NAV Canada choose your language preference, then choose careers.

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