Find a job
- Search for jobs on the Job Bank mobile app
- Apply for jobs
- Search for jobs on Job Bank
- Be matched to jobs
- Create a resume
- Find an employment centre
- Receive job alerts by email
- Find a job in Canada as a foreign job seeker
Search for jobs on the Job Bank mobile app
- What is the Job Bank mobile app?
The Job Bank mobile app is designed to help you search efficiently for jobs advertised on Job Bank while you’re on the go. You can search through thousands of jobs available across Canada and customize your search by applying filters that specify what you are looking for. Also, its easy-to-use features can (more...)
- What are the differences between the Job Bank mobile app and the Job Bank website?
Job Bank’s website is created to help Canadians find work and plan their careers, and to make it easier for employers to recruit and hire. Therefore, Job Bank’s website offers efficient and convenient features for job seekers and employers, as well as helpful and useful information regarding the labour market and (more...)
- How can I connect a device to my Job Bank user account?
You can connect a device to your user account on Job Bank. This will allow you to have access to all of your alerts and favourites in one place whether you are using Job Bank’s website or the Job Bank mobile app. To connect a device to your user account, follow these (more...)
- How can I disconnect my device from my Job Bank user account?
You can disconnect your device from your user account on Job Bank at any time. To do so: Go to Job Bank for Job Seekers and log in to your user account. Click on your name at the top right corner of your Dashboard. Select "My user account" from the list. Click on the "Connect (more...)
- What happens if I disconnect my device from my user account on Job Bank?
When you decide to disconnect a device from your user account on Job Bank, all your alerts, favourites and recent searches will be erased from the app. This includes any data you saved on the app before connecting it to your user account.
- What happens after I connect a device to my user account on Job Bank?
You have the option of connecting your device to your Job Bank user account to synchronize some features that exist on both the mobile app and Job Bank’s website. Here’s what will be synced between your account and the app if you connect your device: Job Alerts: You can create alerts from (more...)
Apply for jobs
- I’m a job seeker. What do I need to do to apply to jobs by sharing my resume on Job Bank?
Applying directly through Job Bank is a great way to simplify the application process and to make it easy for you. However, if you wish to apply to jobs by sharing your resume on Job Bank, you first need to complete a few steps: Create a Plus account for Job Seeker You will (more...)
- How can I apply by sharing my resume on Job Bank?
To apply directly on Job Bank by sharing your resume: Open the job posting you wish to apply to.Note: If the option "By sharing a resume on Job Bank" is not available as a how-to-apply method, you are not able to share your resume to apply to this job posting. Click on "Show (more...)
- Can I apply to every job posting by sharing my resume through Job Bank?
No. You can only share your resume on job postings where the option "By sharing a resume on Job Bank" is available. Employers can choose the how-to-apply methods that suit them the best. This means that no application methods are mandatory. However, if you don’t have a Plus account and sharing your (more...)
- Can employers have access to my personal information when I share my resume through Job Bank?
No. Your personal information registered under your user account is not disclosed to employers when you share your resume through Job Bank. If you share your resume to apply to a job posting, the only information that becomes available to the employer is the information you included in your resume. This means (more...)
- Where can I see the resumes I shared to job postings I applied to on Job Bank?
You can see the number of resumes shared within the last 7 days under the section ‘’Jobs applied’’ at the top of your dashboard when you log into your Plus account. You can also view which resume you shared to which job posting by clicking on "View all shared resumes" under (more...)
- Can I withdraw my application once I’ve applied by sharing a resume on Job Bank?
Yes. You can withdraw your resume within 24 hours following the time your resume was shared. To do so: Go to Job Bank for Job Seekers and log in to your account. Click on "View all shared resumes" from your dashboard. Click on "Withdraw your application" located at the right of the job for which (more...)
- Do employers have access to my job seeker profile information when I share my resume through Job Bank?
No. Your profile information is not available to employers when sharing your resume directly on Job Bank. The employer only has access to the resume you shared. Applying through Job Bank by sharing your resume under the job posting is an additional how-to-apply method that Job Bank implemented to make it easier (more...)
- Can employers contact me directly on Job Bank after I’ve shared my resume?
No. If employers want to get in touch with you, they will contact you based on the contact information you included in your resume. Tip: Make sure your contact details written on your resume are current, and reflect the ones you want to use.
- Once I apply to a job posting by sharing my resume, how quickly will the employer be able to see my resume?
When you apply to job postings by using the option "By sharing a resume on Job Bank", your resume is instantly available to employers. All they need to do is log in their Job Bank user account. Note: While your resume is available to employers right after you shared it on their (more...)
Search for jobs on Job Bank
- How can I find jobs on Job Bank?
You can… Search using keywords and locations. Apply specific filters using Job Bank’s advanced search. ...or you can let the jobs come to you! Subscribe to Job Alerts to be emailed new job postings that match your search criteria. Sign up to Job Match by creating a Plus account for Job Seekers and be instantly matched to (more...)
- How can I narrow down my job search?
To refine your job search, you can: Click on ’’Advanced‘’ located below the search box. Select filters such as: Type of work (e.g., full time or part time) Location (e.g., Calgary region) Job type (e.g., permanent, seasonal, etc.) Education level (e.g., University, college, etc.) Job category (e.g., sales and service occupations). Click on ‘’Search’’ at the bottom of the (more...)
- How can I apply to a job posting?
Each job posting includes a how-to-apply section located at the bottom. Employers can choose the application methods that suit them the best. To apply for a job, simply follow the instructions specified on the job posting to contact the employer directly. How-to-apply methods can be: By mail In person By telephone By email By fax Online By sharing a (more...)
- Why do I see jobs from other websites on Job Bank?
Job postings found on Job Bank are not only posted by registered Job Bank employers. They also come from external partners. Job Bank has agreements with other job boards to share their advertisements. These partnerships benefit job seekers by increasing the number and variety of job postings available on Job Bank. Our (more...)
- Why does a job advertised on Job Bank have a different title than on an employer's website?
Job Bank only uses job titles that are found on the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that an employer posting on Job Bank has to choose the best match within the titles corresponding to the NOC code selected. He does not have the option to modify the title. If an (more...)
- How can I report a problem with a job posting?
You can use the “Report a problem with this job posting” button located at the bottom of every job posting. Messages sent through this link allow Job Bank to locate and review the job posting in order to take the appropriate actions. You can also report a problem with a job posting (more...)
- How can I report a problem with an employer?
If you want to file a formal complaint against an employer, contact the department in charge of employment standards in the province or territory where you work. Here are the provincial and territorial departments responsible for enforcing employment standards: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon To report a problem with an (more...)
- How do I keep track of my job search?
By creating a Standard or a Plus Account, you’ll be able to easily track your job search activities that can be used as proof of your job search efforts. You can: View your ongoing job search activities from your dashboard Favourite jobs you may apply to (including Canada Summer Jobs) Create job alerts to get (more...)
- Why do my search results include job postings out of my area?
You always have the option to search jobs by selecting a specific location on Job Bank. You can also filter the results by adjusting the distance from your selected city. However, even when restricting your search to a specific area, you can still see jobs listed as virtual that come from (more...)
- What is a virtual job?
A virtual job refers to a job where there is no physical work location and where all work must be completed remotely. On Job Bank, virtual jobs are advertised across Canada since the location is not considered as restrictive – the employees can complete the work from their location of choice. (more...)
- What does it mean when a job posting shows “Remote work available”?
If a job posting on Job Bank indicates “Remote work available”, it means that telework is possible. Therefore, the work can be completed either remotely or at the physical work location. If there is no specification on the job posting indicating that remote work is available or that it is a virtual (more...)
- What is an on the road job?
When a job posting features “On the road job”, it means that the work location will frequently change. It also indicates that the employee will have to travel regularly or constantly to different workplaces. The travelling frequency can vary depending on the job and the employer’s requirements. If you want to (more...)
Be matched to jobs
- I'm looking for a job. What is Job Match?
Job Match is a service that matches you with advertised job postings created on Job Bank by verified employers. Your work experience, skills, education and credentials are matched to job postings requiring similar criteria. Employers can see your profile and invite you to apply for the job. All job seekers’ profiles are (more...)
- How do I sign up for Job Match?
- I am having a hard time completing my job seeker profile. What should I do?
You might be unable to find a specific job title, education program or credential while making your job seeker profile. In this case, you can use Job Match’s built-in search checklist. Here are a few tips to help: If you can’t find a job title when adding your work experience, try clicking "Cannot (more...)
- I'm seeing job postings that match my experience and skills, but I'm not being matched to them. Why?
There are a few reasons why you might not be matched to job postings that match your experience and skills: If you have not included your experience, skills, education or credentials in your profile. Make sur to keep the information up to date to ensure that Job Match shows you proper matches. If (more...)
- I am not satisfied with my Job Match results. How can I improve my matches?
The best way to improve your Job Match results is to change your matching mode. To do so, log into your account and go under “Profile settings” on your dashboard, then, click on “Modify”. Select “Use default mode” if you would like to receive more job matches from a wide variety of (more...)
Create a resume
- What is the Resume Builder?
The Resume Builder is a tool that generates a well-organized resume based on your qualifications, work experience and education. You can customize the sections to create a resume which is tailored to the job you want. You can even build multiple resumes and adapt each of them to the specific criteria (more...)
- How do I access the Resume Builder?
To use the Resume Builder, you have to create a Standard or a Plus account and complete your job seeker profile. Once done, you will have access to the Resume Builder. Here are the steps to access it: Go to Job Bank for Job Seekers and click on "Sign up now!". Choose between the (more...)
- Which resume template should I choose?
The Resume Builder allows you to create a professional and personalized resume that suits your current situation and your job search goals. The Resume Builder currently offers two types of templates: the ‘traditional’ and the ‘youth and recent graduates’. Here are some tips to choose the resume template that best highlights your (more...)
- How can I customize my resume using the Resume Builder?
With the Resume Builder, you can create a customized resume and tailor it to the job you want. Here are some tips to help you craft an effective resume: Select a template that suits your current situation and work objectives. See Which resume template should I choose? if you’re not sure which (more...)
- How can I improve my work experience section using the Resume Builder?
The Work Experience section is probably the most important section of your resume. To improve this section, you can: Use industry standard job titles that reflect the jobs you’ve held and match your skill level. Don’t go creative; be generic and honest. Your position titles should describe what you’ve done and what (more...)
- I already have a resume. Can I upload it to the Resume Builder?
No. You can’t upload your resume to Job Bank. If you already have your own resume and you would like to transfer it to the Resume Builder, you can copy and paste your information into the template. You will then be able to manage your existing resume with all the features (more...)
Find an employment centre
- I need help in person. Where can I go?
If you’re interested in meeting with someone who can help you find a job or prepare for work, you can visit an employment centre. Employment centres offer personalized and in-person assistance for Canadian job seekers all over the country. You can locate your nearest employment centre on Job Bank. If you have (more...)
Receive job alerts by email
- What is Job Alerts?
Job Alerts is a free email service notification that alerts you daily or weekly of new job postings that you might be interested in. Each email sent provides a list of jobs matching the job search criteria you entered when you initially set up your subscription. Subscribing to Job Alerts is easy; (more...)
- How can I subscribe to Job Alerts?
To subscribe to Job Alerts: Go to Job search. Enter a job title and a location that interests you. Click on the search icon. Customize your job criteria by selecting filters on the left hand side of the search results. Click on “Create alert” at the top right corner of the search results. Enter the email (more...)
- How can I modify my Job Alerts?
You can create or delete an alert easily: Click on “View all my alerts” within your Job Alerts email. Perform a job search and click on “Create an alert with this search” from the results page. Click on “View alerts” located at the bottom right of the Job Alerts page.
- How can I unsubscribe from Job Alerts?
You can unsubscribe from Job Alerts at any time by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button located at the bottom of your Job Alerts emails. You can also unsubscribe from Job Alerts by clicking on “View alerts” located at the bottom of the Job Alerts page.
- I’m not receiving a lot of Job Alerts. What can I do?
If you are not receiving a lot of job alerts: Try widening your search area (Prince Edward Island instead of Charlottetown). Change a keyword (enter “administrative assistant” instead of “secretary”). Use a generic job title (enter “engineer” instead of “mechanical design engineer”). Be aware that you will not receive any job alerts email if there (more...)
- What is the difference between Job Alerts and Job Match?
Job Alerts and Job Match are two distinct services that both assist you in finding jobs. Job Alerts is a free job search tool that allows you to search for jobs by job title and location. The alerts sent to you are based on your job search criteria, which you can modify (more...)
- Why have I been subscribed to Job Alerts by Job Bank?
You might have been subscribed to Job Alerts by Job Bank to help you look for work if you recently completed an application for Employment Insurance. Job Alerts is a free email service notification alerting you once a day of new job postings that might interest you. Results are based on your (more...)
Find a job in Canada as a foreign job seeker
- I live outside of Canada and want to work in Canada. Where can I get information on this process?
If you are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, an employment authorization may be required before you begin work or continue working in Canada. To learn more about the requirements, you should visit Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This federal department is responsible for all information and applications regarding visas (more...)
- I’m a foreign job seeker. Can I apply to job postings advertised on Job Bank?
Yes. Anyone can apply to job postings found on Job Bank. You can apply directly by using the how-to-apply method provided on each job posting. If you’re registered with the Express Entry program and you’re using the Job Match tool, you will only get matched to jobs after 30 days from the (more...)
- I don't have a Social Insurance Number (SIN) or my SIN begins with a 9. What should I do?
The Social Insurance Number is a nine-digit number that you need to work in Canada or to have access to federal government programs and benefits such as Job Bank. The SIN indicates that you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and are eligible to work in Canada. If you don't have (more...)
- I need help with my Express Entry profile number and Job Seeker validation code. What should I do?
When you type your Express Entry profile number, make sure to enter the numbers exactly as they are shown. Don’t copy and paste, as it can create an extra hidden character which could generate an error. These codes are also case sensitive. You may also need to update your Express Entry profile (more...)
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