Jobs and careers

The Library can help you find a job or make career and education choices. OPL has resources and services that will support you when you are looking for a job, changing careers, going to school, or upgrading your skills.

Make an appointment with a librarian for help with your job search or career goals


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Online resources

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Helps learners develop their written business communication skills in the context of emails, SMS, letters and reports. Topics include the writing process, linking ideas and writing clearly.
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CareerAIM captures job opportunities, on a daily basis, from a vast array of resources that include commercial job boards, government, news groups, not-for-profits, recruiters, private corporate web sites and print media.
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Learning Express Library 3.0
A database designed to help improve writing, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, reading comprehension and math skills at the elementary (grade 4), secondary, college and university level.  Practice and prepare for exams like the TOEFL, GED, SAT, LSAT, MCAT, GRE and GMAT.  ...
With over 4,000 video courses from top experts, is the place to go for learning technology, creative and business skills you can use today.
A directory of 1.5 million Canadian company profiles compiled from telephone directories, annual reports, government data, chamber of commerce information, business magazines, newspapers, specialty directories, and postal services information. Enables entrepreneurs, job-hunters, and consumers to find businesses in any industry...