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This LibGuide is a learning resource for Okanagan College course CMNS 280 in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Career Handbook – Second Edition (2003)
The Career Handbook provides global ratings assigned to occupations to further define skills, worker characteristics and other indicators related to occupations that are important for career exploration and informed career decision-making.
Labour Market Information
Information on job, skills and local labour market trends is important for making career decisions. In addition, information on wages, labour supply, labour demand and other factors helps employers recruit, train and retain workers.
What can I do with my degree? (University of Alberta)
The following links will open as Google Docs. Each contains career listings for the discipline, as well as other information you might find useful.
Careers by Major (University of Toronto Mississauga)
Check out our Careers By Major database to gain knowledge about career fields related to different majors. It's important to remember that your choice of major does not determine your career, but helps to enhance certain skills that will help you to be successful in a number of occupations.
Explore the possibilities and realities of work in Canada’s nonprofit sector. Become familiar with the types of jobs commonly available, the education and experience required for those jobs, and the availability of work across the sector. In addition, the Government of Canada’s Working in Canada Tool provides extensive information on over 500 occupations, including information on education and skills required, common tasks, and current job listings.
150 Best Jobs for Your Skills (2007)
Draws on information from government sources to compile a list of the best jobs in today's economy, describing more than 250 occupations that fall into the "best jobs" category as well as information on each job's required skills.
What to do with your degree
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