Ways to Find Jobs

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

The most frequently used method for finding a job in Vancouver is by searching through endless listings on Job Boards or Job Banks in where you search a few key phrases, and then if it’s somewhere you wish to work in you shoot 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 plenty of people like you doing exactly the same thing and the competitiveness on Vancouver’s largest Job Boards is often overwhelming.

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

A few of the largest and most popular 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 specific industries. Such as Engineering Jobs, Finance Jobs, or Call Centre Jobs etc. If you know your discipline, try searching the more specialized job boards. Your occupation might have an organization that represents your group at large and which may have its very own job board. Whichever job board or job bank you choose to search, remember that you ought to be qualified for the posting before you make a decision to apply.

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