Changing Careers

You may want to change careers for several reasons. Perhaps you’re at a stage in your life where you’re looking for a new career path. Or you may be faced with a situation where there is no longer any demand for your trade or occupation or the pool of available workers is too large.

Quickly find assistance when looking for a job

Information, for example on government programs, and online tools are available to help you find a job.

The interactive tool Questionnaire to Guide Your Job Search This hyperlink will open in a new window. is designed to help you quickly find the right information and the types of assistance available. It is accessible at all times. It assesses your situation and indicates the resources that will help you in your job search.

Advantages of changing careers

Making a career change can help you improve your salary, obtain employee benefits or achieve a better work-life balance. However, the decision to change careers cannot be made lightly. It must be well thought out.

How to make a career change

You have to find out about the job prospects and employment requirements, if any, for the trade or occupation you choose. Your decision to change careers may mean that you have to go back to school.