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Searching for Work

Summer Job Fair

It’s never too early to start looking for a summer job.  The City of London is hosting its Summer Job Fair on Saturday, January 30, 2010, 12 – 3 pm at the Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre (656 Elizabeth Street).

 Summer 2010 job opportunities are available in London’s neighbourhood playgrounds, aquatic services, Storybook Gardens and day camps.   Positions are open to first-time job seekers, university and college students, recent grads and others interested in seasonal employment with the City of London.

Getting the job you really want

Getting the job you really want is tough these days especially with the current economic crisis but the real question that poses is do you know what you really want ? And are you good at it ?

Skills-based Resumes


 Have you ever thought you might need to update your resume? Ever wondered if there are other effective formats for creating a resume besides the time-honoured chronological one that lists your work experience?


150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs

 150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs

Are you looking to explore career opportunities that will sustain you through the current economic crisis? Try "150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs" from the

Career Week: Imagine the Possibilities November 16 - 21, 2009

London Public Library's Employment Resource Centres are offering you a chance to explore a variety of career prospects. Visit the ERCs the week of November 16 - 21, 2009 where you can discover information, resources and websites that are available to assist you make those career and educational decisions for planning your career path.

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Frustrated with your job search? Need help?

Update: As of July 7, 2012  all Employment Resource Centres closed at London Public Library. We continue to help with information and tools to assist your search for work. Find out more.

Are you aware of the many FREE services and resources available to job searchers in London??

Jobs in the Health Care Sector

Are you searching for a rewarding career that is always in demand?  Do you have the skills to provide the necessary care to the ones you are responsible for?  A much sought-after career in the health services field may be just what the doctor ordered.

Exploring the LPL's Online Career Resources

The "Searching for Work" section of the LPL's website is a great place to find web-based employment information at the click of a button and it's not just information on cover letters and resumes. Maybe you've used "Searching for Work" to access the London and area job postings, but did you know you can read articles about cultivating your network and creating your work portfolio? Have you ever wondered what the job prospects for nurses are, or wanted to know more about apprenticeships?

Whoa, My Boss is Naked!

book cover imageAre you tired of reading the same old career books that are written by upper management for upper management? If you're a pop culture junkie who is new to the world of work, Jake Greene's Whoa, My Boss is Naked! is the career guide for you.

I am new...what to do?

Coming to a new country, and getting to know the surrounding while not knowing what and how to do, it is very tough. I know it personally. I was once an immigrant.