Finding a Job in Saskatoon
Saskatoon has many opportunities for people who are either looking for a job or planning to start their own businesses.
- For more Government of Saskatchewn information about finding a job in Saskatchewan, and for information about specific professions.
- Canada-Saskatchewan Career and Employment Services (or Can-Sask) offers employment resources, counselling, advice, and referrals.
- SaskNetWork can give you information on the labour market, employment programs, and employers. SaskJobs is a Saskatchewan-wide employment website, with new job postings added every day.
Many of the immigrant-serving organizations in Saskatoon offer employment assistance or programs. The Newcomer Information Centre will be able to give you more information on these programs.
The Immigrant Access Fund provides micro loans to immigrants who need help to pay for the costs associated with obtaining the Canadian accreditation or training that will allow them to work in their profession or trade. Visit the IAF website to learn more.
It would be impossible to list all of the employers in Saskatoon! Here are some links to help you start your search:
City of Saskatoon Current Employment Opportunities
Saskatoon Health Region Job Opportunities
University of Saskatchewan Careers
Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce Members List
North Saskatoon Business Association Member Directory
If you are an employer and have hired or are looking at hiring immigrants, check out the ALLIES (Assisting Local Leaders with Immigrant Employment Strategies). ALLIES supports local efforts in Canadian cities to successfully adapt and implement programs that further the suitable employment of skilled immigrants.
Starting Your Own Business
Did you know that most of the successful businesses in Saskatchewan are small, employing five or fewer people? A number of newcomers to Saskatoon choose to start their own business rather than work for someone else. If you’re thinking about your own business, the City of Saskatoon Start A Business will help give you the information you need.
Good planning and support are important parts of having a successful business. There are several self-employment training programs available in Saskatoon; Canada-Saskatchewan Career and Employment Services will be able to give you more information.