An online job search is an easy and convenient method to look for work. Some companies will only accept online job applications. You can use an online job search strategy to assist you in researching potential employers and learn more about the labour market in your area.
There are several methods of looking for a job online. Watch the video and read the descriptions of each method in the tabs. However you find job openings, you should always keep track of the ones to which you apply. You can use the Job Search Tracking Tool. - opens in a new page
Create a list of employers that you would like to work for and visit their websites, especially their ‘Careers’ page, frequently. Employers often receive so many resumes that they do not need to post their positions to a job board. By visiting their websites you can see any available positions. If a website has a resume bank, upload yours.
Use these resources to help you develop a list:
Use the Job Search Tracking Tool - opens in a new page to track and record the employers you have researched.
Improve your chances of finding a job on a job search website:
Use the websites in the List of Job Search Websites to get started.
HireAC is job search website that is only for Algonquin College students and alumni. It includes full-time, part-time, and summer employment opportunities in a variety of career fields.
Use HireAC to browse posted jobs. Set up alerts to be notified when opportunities in your field are posted. You can also find out about job fairs, networking events, and employer information sessions on the Upcoming Events/Workshops Calendar. To view HireAC, log in to your ACSIS - opens in a new window profile and open HireAC from the menu.
While there are plenty of legitimate jobs to be found online, there are also employment scams that aim to get your money or your personal information. Be an informed and a proactive job seeker to avoid getting tricked. Watch the video or read the information below for tips to help you avoid getting scammed.