Ways to Find Jobs

Learn popular ways to find jobs in Vancouver using job banks and job boards

The most generally used strategy for searching for a job in Vancouver is by searching through endless listings on Job Boards or Job Banks in where you browse a few key phrases, and then if it’s somewhere you would like to work in you fire off your general resume. You can easily put in hours searching and sorting through job lists just to find the perfect role you want. There are thousands of people just like you doing the same thing and the competitiveness on Vancouver’s largest Job Boards is often overwhelming.

Think of yourself as 1 in 100 applications each and every time you apply for a job. What will make you better than the rest? Why are you eligible for this role? These are questions you need to ask yourself before firing off your application. After all, it will not only save you time, but as well as the person on the other end whose job is to receive these resumes and go through them for the qualified applicants.

Some of the largest and most well-known Job Boards or Job Banks in Vancouver are:

  1. The Government Job Bank
  2. Workopolis
  3. Monster

There are various smaller job boards that reduce your search by only focusing on certain industries. Such as Engineering Jobs, Finance Jobs, or Call Centre Jobs etc. If you know your discipline, try searching the more customized job boards. Your occupation might have an organization that represents your group at large and which may have its own job board. No matter which job board or job bank you choose to search, keep in mind that you need to be eligible for the posting before you make a decision to apply.

One more evolving trend is a website that makes it possible for employers to write free postings. In Vancouver it is not unheard of for some employers to post job ads on Kijiji or Craig’s List, so you may want to check those out too.