Skill up today, transform your tomorrow

Funding and resources may be available to help you develop your skills.

All your life and work experiences make you wiser. They shape you and your interests and build your strengths. With the right resources and funding, developing your unique skillset is easier than you might think. You can learn the skills you need for future work, and we can help you get started.

Skills for success

Are you a great communicator? A numbers wiz? Can you adapt to new challenges? The Skills for Success program has identified skills to help you succeed in today’s evolving labour market.

These are the 9 skills that employers may be looking for:

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These are the 9 skills that employers may be looking for:

  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading
  • Digital
  • Collaboration
  • Adaptability
  • Writing
  • Numeracy
  • Communication

Visit the Skills for Success page and:

  • Learn about skills

    Understand the Skills for Success, why they’re important, and how they can help advance your career.

  • Assess or upgrade your skills

    Browse tools and training resources to learn more about the skills you already have, and how to improve them.

  • Watch videos about Skills for Success

    This series includes 9 short videos (one for each skill) explaining their importance and how they can transfer from your personal life to your professional life.

Education and training

Whether you’re looking to advance on your current career path or find your way to a new one, you can use the tools in this section to help you find the right program.

Financial support

Don’t let money be an obstacle to taking the next step on your career path. Use the resources below to find funding and support to reach your next destination.

Work and volunteer service programs for youth

If you’re 30 years old or younger, here are a few interesting programs available to young Canadians.

Your ideal career path

What did you want to be when you grew up? Whether you’ve always had an answer, if it’s changed over the years, or you’re still searching—these quizzes and job search tools can help you explore possible career paths.

Take a quiz to learn more about yourself and to identify possible career paths.


What interests you? Find careers that suit your interests. (10 min)

Take the interests quiz


What are you great at? Find careers that match your abilities. (5 min)

Take the abilities quiz

Work activities

How do you work with data, people, and things? Find jobs that match your favourite activities. (5 min)

Take the work activities quiz

Job search tools

Need help finding a job? Use these tools to make your search easier. Build or update your resume, create automated alerts, find jobs that match your skills, and search thousands of listings for jobs across Canada.

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