Calgary employment services
Helping unemployed Albertans in the Calgary area explore career and training options and find jobs.
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
- Academic Upgrading
- Career and Employment Services
- Computer Access
- Computer Skills Training
- Counselling and Support Services
- English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs
- Immigrant Bridging
- Immigrant Training and Employment Programs and Services
- Occupational Skills Training
- Persons with Disabilities
- Pre-Employment Programs
- Self-Employment Programs
- Services in French
- Specialized Assessment (Resource List)
- Temporary Employment Opportunities
- Workplace Training
- Youth Programs
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.
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 2.0 (2 days)
- Resume Writing (2 days)
- Advanced Resume Writing (Half day)
- Interviewing Skills (2 days)
- LinkedIn for Work Search (Half day)
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.
Calgary labour market information
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.
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.
Get labour market insights on specific topics through information collected from employers in Calgary and area.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.