Employer Resources

Operating a business can be challenging for any employer. Job Bank's free tools and services can help. This page will provide you with information on how to use Job Bank, as well as connect you with various resources available to employers.

Watch videos to learn how to recruit with Job Bank

  1. Interested in using Job Bank to post your job? Here is a video to assist you with the first step: creating your user account.
    Watch a video on how to create a user account

  2. Is your business hiring? This video will show you how to register an employer on Job Bank.
    Watch a video on how to create an employer file

  3. Creating a job posting on Job Bank is easy. This video will guide you through the steps on how to do so.
    Watch a video on how to create a job posting

  4. Looking for employees that match your job requirements? This video will show you how to tailor your recruitment and find suitable candidates with Job Match.
    Watch a video on how to use Job Match

Market your job to specific job seekers

Are you interested in recruiting from a specific group of job seekers? Discover a number of tools and resources available to assist you in recruiting from various employment groups, such as:

Need help finding workers?

Additional information

Manage your human resource needs

Find suitable candidates by registering with Job Bank for Employers and advertising your jobs to hundreds of thousands of job seekers.

We invite you to read the various tips on how to:

Are you interested in hiring internationally trained workers? Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada provides helpful tips that can assist you in hiring and retaining internationally trained workers. In addition, they also provide a number of tools that can be useful in recruiting, hiring and retaining foreign workers.

Access labour market information

Use Job Bank to access valuable labour market information regarding:

  • Occupations
  • Wages
  • Outlooks
  • Licensing and certifications
  • Job duties and skills requirements
  • Education and training

Other resources:

  • Statistics Canada provides extensive workforce statistics as well as a broad range of current social and economic statistics for Canada.
  • The Canada Business Network offers a wide range of information relating to government services, programs and regulations. They also provide business development resources that can help expand your business.
  • Based on your location, BizPal can provide you with specific information regarding permits and licenses that can help you start and grow your business.

Learn about programs and services available to you

The Government of Canada offers a variety of programs and services to help businesses and employers.

Find information on employment standards

Information on Federal Employment Standards is available through the Labour Program at Employment and Social Development Canada. The Federal Employment Standards apply to all federally regulated businesses and industries.

Businesses that are not federally regulated are governed by the employment standards of their province of operation. Provincial employment standards are regulated by the respective provincial or territorial ministries of labour as follows:

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides free resources and information related to the acts and regulations on occupational safety and health (OSH) and workers' compensation in all Canadian jurisdictions.

Health Canada provides free information and resources on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).

Consult the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 is the authoritative resource on occupational information in Canada providing a standard taxonomy and framework for dialogue on Labour Market Information. It gathers more than 30,000 occupational titles into 500 Unit Groups, organized according to skill levels and skill types.

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