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Sector-specific resources for job seekers in the construction industry.
Books
  • Blue Collar & Proud of it (650.1086230973 Lam)
    ,”the all-in-one resource for finding freedom, financial success and security outside the cubicle,”
  • Blue Collar Resumes (650.142 Pro)
    Expert resumes for dirty jobs - and cleans one too.
  • How To Start A Home-Based Handyman Business (643.7068 Mea)
    everything you need to know to run a successful handyman business from your home.
  • Managing the Small Construction Business (690.068 Man)
    ,”over 60 builders and remodels describe the business techniques that work best for them,”
  • New Home Builder and Residential Renovation Contractor (Ref 331.7690728 New)
    Part of the Occupational Analysis Series from the Canadian government.
  • Opportunities in Building Construction Careers (331.76269 Sum)
    ,”provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of construction,”
  • Opportunities in Metalworking Careers (671.023 Row)
    a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of metalworking.
  • Start Your Own Construction And Contracting Business (624.0681 Min)
    Whether you are interested in building homes or prefer contracting the services needed to get the job done, this guide will help you determine what type of construction or contracting business is right for you.
  • Toronto Construction Association Buyers Guide (Closed Ref 624.025713 Con)
    An annual listing of the Who’s Who of the construction industry in the Greater Toronto Area.
Web Sites
  • Boilermakers Contractors Association
    (www.boilermaker.ca)
    The demand for skilled boilermakers increases dramatically every year. Find out if you have the skills to become a certified boilermaker or journeyman.
  • BuildForce Canada: Recruitment
    (www.buildforce.ca/en/catalog/recruitment)
    Website links to Aboriginal Construction Careers, for Internationally Trained Workers, for Students & Apprentices and more.
  • Carpentry & Construction Career Guide
    (www.khake.com/page14.html)
    The Vocational Information Centre website provides resources to explores careers in carpentry and construction.
  • Construction Jobs
    (www.constructionjobs.com)
    covering the USA and Canada, this is an award winning site for the construction, design and building industries.
  • Construction Trades
    (www.madewiththetrades.com)
    This site gives a wealth of information on career opportunities in the construction trade in Ontario.
  • Defence Construction Canada: Careers
    (www.dcc-cdc.gc.ca/english/careers.html)
    Job postings with and career information for students, new grads and mid-career professionals from the Crown corporatioin providing infrastruct services for Canada’s defence requirements.
  • Go For Construction Jobs
    (www.go4constructionjobs.com)
    Find thousands of construction jobs worldwide.
  • GTA Homebuilders Association
    (www.newhomes.org)
    Job seekers can scroll through the members listings for contact information.
  • Home Inspection
    (www.home-inspectors.com)
    This site helps people considering creating their own home inspection business.
  • TCA Connect
    (www.tcaconnect.com)
    The Toronto Construction Association’s Construction Network for Education and Career Training [CONNECT] provides career information for people interested in the management side of the construction industry.
  • Wood Jobs
    (www.woodjobs.com)
    A global recruiting agency specializing in all types of jobs within the woodworking industry.
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