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.

Employment Assistance Services application

If you’d like to get an employment assessment and assistance interview or career counselling, or find out if you’re eligible for any of our employment assistance programs or measures, you can fill out an Employment Assistance Services application online. 

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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.

Last update: July 5, 2023


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