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Looking for a job? Living in, or around, Carleton Place? Under thirty?

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Take a look around,

we have information and ideas to help you with your job search, career planning, and more.


Are you ready to apply for your dream job? The first step is creating a winning résumé and cover letter. Begin by identifying your transferable skills and choosing a résumé style that works best for you, whether it's chronological or functional. You can use a template or build your own from scratch. Watch our video below for helpful tips and tricks to get started. Let's make sure you stand out to potential employers and land the job you've always wanted.

New Jobs

Congratulations on landing your first job! Now, it's time to ensure that you thrive and succeed in your new role. We understand that starting a new job can be overwhelming, which is why we've compiled some helpful tips to set you up for success. Watch our video below for advice on how to make a great impression, communicate effectively, and navigate your new workplace. Let's make sure you have the tools and knowledge to excel in your new job and start building a successful career.


Preparing for a job interview can be nerve-wracking, but with the right preparation, you can feel confident and make a great impression on your potential employer. Our interview preparation video will provide you with helpful tips and insights to ace your next interview. From researching the company to anticipating common interview questions, we'll guide you through the process step by step. We'll also share some dos and don'ts to keep in mind during the interview. With our video, you'll be fully prepared to showcase your skills and land the job you want.


Are you looking to gain the skills and knowledge you need to land your dream job? Training comes in all shapes and sizes, and it's important to find the pathway that works best for you. Our video below offers insights and guidance on the different training pathways available, from apprenticeships to on-the-job training to post-secondary education. We'll help you understand the benefits of each pathway and how to choose the one that's right for you. Let's make sure you have the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in your career. Watch our video now to get started!

Where to look for jobs?

1. Apply directly to places that you would like to work – don’t forget to research the company first.

2. Apply to jobs that you think are a good fit. Use online applications, and research contact information for Hiring Managers. Most retail stores in Carleton Place and Almonte will accept in-person applications.

3. Search for jobs using job search websites and local job boards – find some links below.

4. Network with your friends and family – let them know you are job seeking and ask for ideas.
Employment strategies can be different for different people. Contact us for more job search ideas and information, or drop by our Resource Centre.

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