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Business & Careers

Library Databases – Require Library Card

Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that is typically not available through the Internet.

Business Plan Handbooks – A compilation of business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. Access is made possible by the Small Business Accelerator at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC with financial support from the Sutherland Foundation.
SBA Small Business AcceleratorThis is curated by professional business librarians and is a reliable gateway to freely available business information, education, and assistance that is both current and trustworthy

Business Websites

 Online stock quotes over the Internet and much more from the New York Stock Exchange.
 A resource center for business information and services.


Job Search and Career Information

Job Postings

Job listings for B.C. and Alberta.
Canadian municipal job postings.
Canadian job search engine
Listing of jobs, work or business opportunities  in Human Resource Centres of Canada by employers around the country.
A job search engine that, for each job title, includes the top ten samples from the work experience section of resumes.  Offers advice on cover letters and resumes.
Job search for Canada.
Job search engine, listing almost 300,000 jobs in Canada.
Search for a job or learn about hundreds of different types of careers. Includes information about job responsibilities, working conditions, employment prospects, industry profiles and earnings statistics.
“Canada’s largest and most popular online job site”.  Tips on resumes and more included.

Career Advice

Links and information on job search, career information, resume writing, student resources.
Company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews and questions and more.
Resume writing tips and samples.
Information about trades and apprenticeships in B.C., including schools and courses, financial assistance and accreditation requirements.
Resume writing tips and samples.  Post your resume here for employers to find and read.
A free online resume builder from Canva.  Plenty of modern, eye-catching templates to choose from.
New to Canada? Find out how to get accredited in your field. Check out the Employment Guides for detailed information by occupation.