WorkinfoNET is for
- People seeking employment and entrepreneurial advice.
- People seeking training, educational opportunities.
- People who have lost their jobs, or worry that they might.
- Persons with disabilities looking for work.
- Students and trainees planning their future.
- Students looking for scholarships and loans.
- Employers looking for employees.
- Workers moving from home to work, or work to retirement.
- Women re-entering the workforce.
- People looking for a career change, even if they're currently working.
- Employment : Manitoba WorkinfoNET is your Internet gateway to finding work, securing an internship or figuring out how to start your own business. There are links within this section on creating a resume, volunteering, job banks, making online applications, learning to write a business plan, planning your finances and much more. Manitoba WorkinfoNET links to web sites where you can learn about your rights & responsibilities in the workplace. Employers can connect with a number of recruitment services, discover information about wage subsidy programs or learn about posting job openings on the Internet.
- Career Planning : Need some advice on what kind of jobs you should consider? Taking the time to conduct a self-assessment would be a good starting point. Wondering what occupations, skills and training are in demand? Discover new careers, look at various career profiles and obtain information on careers found in specific sectors. Access a Career Counsellor to get help in making a decision and see what career counseling services are available in your community. Career Practitioners and Educators can connect with a variety of resources and tools
- Learning : Manitoba WorkinfoNET allows you to explore the spectrum of training programs and courses offered by government, community organizations and private training institutions. It links you to the web sites of high schools, community colleges, universities and other learning organizations across Manitoba. If you are in a career transition period and require financial help or if you are a student looking for student loan information, find out about programs that may assist you. Also in this section you will find information on licensing, apprenticeship and certification requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Manitoba WorkinfoNET?
Manitoba WorkinfoNET is a non-profit, charitable organization that
hosts a family of web sites which acts as an Internet directory that
provides information on different aspects of the Manitoba labour
market. These web sites connect you to the most up to date information
on employment, learning, and career planning in Manitoba.
Q: How much do you need to know about the Internet to find the information you need?
Manitoba WorkinfoNET has made every attempt to create user-friendly web
sites that are accessible on most computers. Plain language principals
have been used throughout the web site in order to allow all Manitobans
access to the information on the web site. The search function of the
web site also makes finding your information quicker and easier.
Q: What types of resources are found on Manitoba WorkinfoNET?
Manitoba WorkinfoNET is a gateway web site that links Manitobans to
timely, relevant labour market information such as job outlooks,
employment opportunities, resume writing guides, business tools &
support, scholarships or bursaries, online job banks and much more. All
the information needed for a successful transition is provided within
three main categories (Employment, Career Planning and Learning).
Q: Where does the content for the web site come from?
Manitoba WorkinfoNET does not create the information found on its web
site. The web site links to existing quality information from other
Manitoba organizations, governments or businesses.
Q: What if I do not have Internet at home?
Manitoba WorkinfoNET can be accessed through public access terminals at
their local human resource/employment centres, libraries, community
access sites, or youth serving agencies. Community Connections
(Connexions Communautaires) provides you with access to the Internet by
way of hundreds of Community Access Program (CAP) locations around
Manitoba. CAP locations provide free Internet access with the
assistance of community groups, social agencies, libraries, schools,
volunteer groups and the business sectors. Find out where the most
convenient site is for you by calling the Winnipeg office at (204)
945-8527 or 1-866-896-0938 (toll-free), or by visiting Community
Q: What is Manitoba Career News?
Manitoba WorkinfoNET hosts the popular Manitoba Career News. MB Career
News features articles on a variety of topics to help you develop your
career; an interview with a Manitoba resident about his or her work
experiences; a career quiz; and a calendar of upcoming local career
development events. There's new information every week, so visit often!
Q: Is the service available in French?
Oui! Quality Manitoba French labour market information is found on a
web site independent of the English one. Manitoba WorkinfoNET /
Info-Emploi Manitoba provides information on the Francophone services
and resources available en Francais in Manitoba. The link for
Info-Emploi Manitoba is http://www.mb.info-emploi.ca.
About Manitoba WorkinfoNET
Manitoba WorkinfoNET (MBWIN) Inc. is a
community-based, non-profit, charitable organization that has provided
Manitobans with vital and timely local employment, career planning and
learning information since 1998. Our agency has a grassroots focus
within the community of Manitoba, and the majority of members are
employment service providers. MBWIN's membership and therefore, Board
of Directors represents the Aboriginal, Disability, Francophone,
Immigrant, Youth and Rural communities. There is no cost to becoming a
member of MBWIN.
MBWIN is part of a national partnership of WorkinfoNETs (WINs) made up of Provincial and Territorial WorkInfoNET web sites.
People can access information on employment, career planning and
learning opportunities across Canada when logging on to our web sites.
WorkinfoNET is a family of web sites that connect you with a variety of
free, reliable and up-to-date resources in Manitoba covering:
- Employment: (Jobs, How to
Search for Jobs, Self-Employment Options, Business Tools &
Supports, Financial Aid, Rights & Responsibilities on the Job,
Volunteering and Internships)
- Career Planning: (Exploring
Options & Opportunities, Getting Help from a Career Counsellor,
Additional Tools & Resources for Career Practitioners and Educators)
- Learning: (Kindergarten to
Grade 12, Preparing for Further Education, Post-Secondary Education
& Training, Funding your Education, Learning & Skills
Development, Licensing & Certification Requirements)
extensive database of web sites directs you to what you need to
succeed! Students, job seekers, entrepreneurs, career practitioners,
employers, parents, youth, immigrants (or newcomers to Canada), recent
graduates, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, adults in
transition, women and employed people can all find resources on
Manitoba WorkinfoNET's web site that are relevant to their needs.
Manitoba WorkinfoNET's web site is delivered to you in both official
languages - English and French.