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The Newcomer First Step

Career Exploration Toolkit

A free online toolkit for newcomers to explore their careers and prepare for employment in Ontario.

Are you a newcomer navigating employment in Ontario? This three part toolkit is for you. The toolkit includes a pre-employment questionnaire, a workplace standards workbook, and a general directory of training opportunities and employment resources.

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Pre-Employment Questionnaire

The pre-employment questionnaire is self-directed and lists 40 questions that are grouped under seven different topics and serve as a guide to starting an employment journey. The topics are job readiness, education, references, volunteering, communication, motivation, and job skills.

Download your questionnaire here

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Workplace Standards Workbook

The Workplace Standards Workbook contains important highlights of the workplace matters covered under the Ontario’s Employment Standards Act (ESA).

Download your Workplace Standards Workbook here

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Directory of Employment and Training Resources

The Directory of Employment and Training Resources is a compilation of links to government agencies and related resources which offer information regarding employment, settlement, and training services.

Download your Directory of Employment and Training Resources here

Looking to have the hardcopy version? You can download them here and print the Career Exploration Toolkit at your convenience.

Download your questionnaire here

Download your Workplace Standards Workbook here

Download your Directory of Employment and Training Resources here

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