Business & Careers

Library Databases

Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log in.

Business Plan Handbooks – A compilation of business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. Access is made possible by the Small Business Accelerator at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC with financial support from the Sutherland Foundation.
Professional Development Collection – A specialized resource for teachers and educators, providing access to over 500 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains educational reports.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LISTA) [EBSCO] – A specialized database for library staff covering more than 500 journals. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloguing, collection development, online information retrieval and more. Many titles include reviews or announcements of new books.
Small Business AcceleratorThis is curated by professional business librarians and is a reliable gateway to freely available business information, education, and assistance that is both current and trustworthy

Business Websites

Stockhouse Canada Get Canadian financial information including stock quotes.
Wall Street Executive Library Excellent business website includes over 850 financial, newspaper, magazine, general information links for Canada, the U.S., and International companies.
New York Stock Exchange Online stock quotes over the Internet and much more from the New York Stock Exchange.
Small Business BC A resource center for business information and services.
 

Job Search and Career Information

Job Postings
BCjobs.ca Job listings for B.C. and Alberta.
Civic Jobs Canadian municipal job postings.
Indeed.ca Canadian job search engine
Job Bank Listing of jobs, work or business opportunities  in Human Resource Centres of Canada by employers around the country.
JobHero A job search engine that, for each job title, includes the top ten samples from the work experience section of resumes.  Offers advice on cover letters and resumes.
Jobs.ca Job search for Canada
Neuvoo Job search engine, listing almost 300,000 jobs in Canada.
WorkBC Search for a job or learn about hundreds of different types of careers. Includes information about job responsibilities, working conditions, employment prospects, industry profiles and earnings statistics.
Workopolis "Canada's largest and most popular online job site".  Tips on resumes and more included.
    Career Advice
AllStarJobs.ca Links and information on job search, career information, resume writing, student resources.
Glassdoor Company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews and questions and more.
GotResumeBuilder.com Resume writing tips and samples.
Industry Training Authority Information about trades and apprenticeships in B.C., including schools and courses, financial assistance and accreditation requirements.
Resume on Monster Resume writing tips and samples.  Post your resume here for employers to find and read.
Canva Resume Builder A free online resume builder from Canva.  Plenty of modern, eye-catching templates to choose from.
Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre New to Canada? Find out how to get accredited in your field. Check out the Employment Guides for detailed information by occupation.
What's Key "Key information to jump-start your career planning." Includes labour market information, self assessment, careers, jobs, outlooks, education, job skills. Excellent British Columbia government resource.