Job Search Resources QuickLinks

Here are some resources we think you’ll find helpful to you during your search.

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JobScan

This tool will analyze your resume and tell you whether it’s a good match for the job you want.

Paste in your resume and the job description and you’ll get instant feedback telling you what to prioritize, what you might be missing, and what changes you can make to get past resume screeners.

PayScale

Use PayScale to determine salary ranges for positions you’re considering.  It can help you when negotiating compensation.

Severance Pay Calculator

If you’ve been laid off or terminated, this tool can help you estimate your entitlement to severance pay based on seniority and years of service.

DiSC Personality Profile

DISC is a behavior assessment tool based on the DISC theory of psychologist William Moulton Marston, which centers on four different behavioral traits, which today are called: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance.

It is a tool frequently used by employers to assess your fit with the rest of their team.

The link here will enable you to get a free DiSC profile done of yourself.  It can help you gain some insights into your personality and how you cope with certain job conditions.

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The Centre for Skills Development & Training (The Centre) provides adult and continuing education services. The Centre evolved from the adult education department of the Halton District School Board to become a financially independent, not-for-profit organization, delivering free government-funded programs to help people at all stages of life (youth, job seekers and newcomers to Canada) get on a path to career success. Services include one-on-one job coaching, workshops, settlement services, ESL classes and funded and fee-based pre-apprenticeship skilled trades programs. 

There are 6 locations in Burlington, Oakville and eslewhere – all within an easy drive from the Toronto area.