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COMMERCE 2BC3 - Human Resource Management & Labour Relations

Job and career related resources with an emphasis on Canada.

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Career Resources

Use career services and sources for help with employment related topics.

  • ‚ÄčMcMaster Users OnlyAssociations Canada via Canada's Information Resource Centre, current 
    Directory of over 19,000 Canadian organizations and international groups; includes industry, commercial, registered charities, special interest and non-profit groups 
    Location of Print: MILLS and THODE Libraries HS 17 .A88
  • open accessCanadian Occupational Projection System (COPS)  
    Provides projections of future trends in the numbers of job openings and job seekers by occupation at the national level. 
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyCareer Cruising  
    Includes Canadian information on hundreds of occupations. Occupational profiles typically include job descriptions, working conditions, education and training, earnings, and links to related occupations and other resources. 
  • open accessCareer and Professional Development (CPD) (McMaster University)
    Provides comprehensive career development services to McMaster Commerce and MBA  students.
    Location: DeGroote School of Business (DSB, Room 112 and Ron Joyce Centre (RJC), Room 333
  • open accessData (Statistics Canada)
    Search or browse for tables containing current and historical Canadian statistics dealing with labour, employment, occupations, wages and other related topics. 
  • open accessEluta 
    Eluta is a job search engine that specializes in finding new jobs inside Canada directly from employer websites.Search by occupation, top employers, keywords or location.
  • open accessGlassdoor 
    Includes millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, and more. International in scope.  
  • open accessIndeed  
    Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages. Canadian focus. 

  • Best Bet!open accessJob Bank (Government of Canada)
    Includes job search, job market trends and career exploration for Canada. Select the Job Bank menu to search by occupation, by wages, by outlook, and by skills & knowledge.
  • open accessJobboom   
    Includes job postings across Canada, career advice, latest news and headlines related to jobs and Canadian market.
  • open accessJobs (Government of Canada) 
    Identifies Canadian job related sites and tools. Includes links on how to find a job, training, hiring and managing employees, workplace standards and more.

  • open accessLabour Data (Statistics Canada)
    To view publications and statistics related to labour in Canada, select a subtopic link such as Hours of work and work arrangements, Job training and educational attainment, Occupations, etc.
  • McMaster Users OnlyLinkedIn Learning 
    Contains thousands of instructional videos on a broad range of topics including career development, communication, leadership and management.  
  • open accessManpower Employment Outlook Survey (ManpowerGroup)
    Employer hiring plans from around the world. 
  • open accessMyPerfectResume (formerly Riley Guide) (U.S.) 
    Gateway for job search, career exploration and school information.
  • Best Bet!open accessNational Occupational Classification (NOC) 
    NOC 2021, 2016, 2011 and 2006 
    via  Government of Canada | NOC 2021, 2016 and 2011 via Statistics Canada 
    NOC organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. Can be used to provide information on occupations and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada's labour market.

  • Best Bet!open accessOccupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
    OOH provides career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
  • Best Bet!open accessO*NET OnLine (U.S.)
    O*NET includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. Information is available for over 900 occupations. 
  • open accessStandard Occupational Classification (SOC) 2018, 2010 and 2000 (U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics)
    SOC is used to classify workers into one of 840 detailed occupations according to their occupational definition.
  • open accessStudent Success Centre - Career and Employment (McMaster University)
    Location: McMaster University, MUSC B118 (Gilmour Hall, Room 110 Closed for Renovations)
  • Best Bet!open accessTalentEgg 
    Find meaningful jobs, explore career paths and check out helpful resources. Canadian focus.
  • What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers
    Location: MILLS Library Bookstacks HF 5383 .B56

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