How to look for a job in Toronto right now
Whether you're about to be a university graduate frantically searching for a job or you're a professional looking for new opportunities, Toronto has a bunch of job fairs coming up to help you on the road to employment.
Here's a round-up of job fairs that you should know about.
Techfest connects Toronto's fastest growing tech companies with job seekers. On March 10th, executive teams and hiring managers from some of Toronto's top tech companies, such as Big Viking Games and Zynga, will be looking for the best talent in the city. Employers are filling a wide range of positions, but there is a focus on Software Engineering. Tickets are available online.
Toronto Job Fair
The Toronto Job Fair is held twice a year. On March 11, the fair will welcome thousands of job seekers to connect with hiring companies. This edition will have a majority of financial, investment and tech companies. There will also be companies looking specifically for bilingual candidates. Register online and specify which field of work you're searching for.
Canada Job Expo 2016
The Canada Job Expo, held on March 24, will offer job opportunities as well as free resume evaluation, five workshops and on-site interviews. Past events have included Canadian employers such as Apple Canada, Bell and Canada Post. There will be both Canadian and International organizations. Everyone is welcome for this free event, just register online.
Job and Career Fair
The Job and Career Fair will have employers from a wide range of sectors on April 6. Ensure you bring your resume to this event as on-the-spot interviews are common and resume reviews will be on-going throughout the day. There will also be interview practice and job search workshops available. Register online to secure your spot.
Toronto Startup Job Fair
The Toronto Startup Job Fair will connect job seekers with Waterloo and Toronto-based startups on April 28. Undergraduates, graduate students and professionals are all welcome to this event exclusively for startups. Tickets start at $5 when you register online.
ADDITIONAL EVENTS TO AID IN YOUR JOB SEARCH
- Culinary Career Fair - March 12
- Happen Networking Events - March 15 to 29
- Ryerson Financial Planning Association industry night - March 15
- University of Toronto: 'Mindfulness and Your Career' - March 16
- Young Professionals Networking by The Hip Haus - March 16
- Landscape Job Fair - March 16
- York University Employment Recruitment Sessions - March 24 & 29
- Seneca College at York University Campus Career Fair - March 31
- University of Toronto alumni event: 'Does Networking Make You Feel Dirty?' - April 13
- Engineering Career Fair - May 12
What did I miss? Add more Toronto job events to the comments.
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