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 Young female being help by a sales rep at a local store in Paris

In this photo a sales rep helps a customer at a specialty store in Paris, Ontario. Additional local pictures can be seen in the Photo Gallery.

Looking for a job?

The Working in Canada website helps immigrants to search for a job in Canada.

Locally, Brantford•Brant is a great place to work. It has a diverse labour force and a resilient economy that continues to offer a large number of opportunities. Brantford•Brant area has a strong industrial base of over 400 industries. Brantford•Brant is close to larger economic centres such as Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Buffalo.  Here is some information about the local economy and labour force. 

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Many local jobs in Brantford and the County of Brant can be found on the BrantJobs website. BrantJobs is a municipally delivered service that links employers and job seekers. BrantJobs focuses only on the local labour market to stimulate and support business and employment opportunities within the thriving community.

The online services and tools of BrantJobs provide free employment resources to the local community. The website also provides opportunities and guidance to individuals looking to re-enter the workforce and gain sustainable employment.

Phone: (519) 759-3191

Web: http://www.brantjobs.ca

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Other Resources:

Locally, the Grand Erie Immigration Partnership has developed some useful tools that provide relevant information related to finding employment and getting involved in the community:

  • Employment Guide for Newcomers: This Guide provides newcomers to Brantford/Brant (and Haldimand/Norfolk) with information on finding employment. The job application process, credential assessment, upgrading your skills, understanding the labour market, local resources and online resources are included in the Guide. Shared throughout the Guide are suggestions from newcomers on how to be successful in your search for employment.

Tips & Advice

Employment Guide for Newcomers

The local Employment Guide provides newcomers to Brantford/Brant (Haldimand/Norfolk) with information on finding employment. (The previous link to a PDF requires a reader like the Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Preparing Your Resume

When you apply for a job, you usually send a résumé. Ontario.ca has some helpful ideas to learn about how to write an effective résumé.

Resource Spotlight

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BrantJobs is an incredibly powerful job bank and labour market tool serving Brantford and the County of Brant. Best of all, it’s free to use.

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