Unemployed Albertans from Banff to Strathmore and Crossfield to Claresholm can get the support you need to find new jobs, access training and be successful in your job search.

Employment, training and career services directory

Find employment and training programs offered through an extensive network of community organizations, non-profit agencies, colleges, private schools, businesses and employer organizations, including:

  • short-term training and skills development
  • career counselling and academic upgrading
  • resume, cover letter and interview preparation
  • services for persons with disabilities

Full Calgary Employment, training and career services directory (PDF, 2 MB)

Additional training-for-work programs are available through Alberta Labour at https://work.alberta.ca/skills/training-for-work.html.

Employment bulletin, career fairs and events

Learn about upcoming career fairs and events in Calgary and surrounding area every Friday in the employment bulletin.

Employment bulletin

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This information is collected so that we may provide you with updates.

The personal information is being collected and used pursuant to section 33(c) and section 39(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

Questions regarding the collection, use, or disclosure of this information, may be directed to Calgary Regional Communications at CSS.DS-Calgary@gov.ab.ca.

Questions about the FOIP Act may be directed to the Executive Council FOIP Office at 780-638-4700.

When attending career fairs, you should bring copies of your resume and be prepared to be interviewed on site. Learn how to prepare for an interview or develop a resume by stopping by your local Alberta Supports office (call 1‑877‑644‑9992 to find your closest one) or visit the Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS).

Career and employment workshops

Take a workshop at no cost during the day, evening and weekends. You need intermediate written and spoken English language skills to participate in discussions and interactive exercises. Review these workshops to learn more and pre-register if you would like to attend:

Career planning workshops

Work search workshops

Work search workshops are also available at Calgary Public Library locations and the South Health Wellness Centre.

Self- Employment workshops

Information for service providers

Contracting with us

Find out about contracting opportunities and requests for proposals advertised on the Alberta Purchasing Connection electronic tendering service.

Alberta Purchasing Connection

Calgary labour market information

Subscribe to be notified about labour market reports

Quarterly labour market reports

Learn about Calgary’s economy, housing market and labour force and see what employers in the area are saying about employment issues and recruitment and retention practices.

Calgary quarterly labour market reports

Bi-annual labour market forecasts

Get a short-term forecast twice a year for Calgary region’s economic growth, employment demand, and its occupation supply, needs and shortages.

2018 Calgary Bi-Annual Labour Market Forecast

Special reports

Get labour market insights on specific topics through information collected from employers in Calgary and area.

2017 Technological Change and Impacts on the Workforce report

2016 Business diversification report

2015 Employee Training and Development report

2014 Recruiting and Employing Persons with Disabilities report

2013 Youth Recruitment and Retention report

Contact

For information on employment services and other supports, please contact the Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992.

You can also visit your local Alberta Supports office at these locations.

For archived labour market reports, please contact james.russell@gov.ab.ca.