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The following are a few basic websites which may be a help as you explore your calling, especially on career matters. This are but a sample of the rich resources online. Use these to link to other resources or conduct word searches on areas of interest.

Christian Sites:

Faith at Work (New Zealand)
http://www.faithatwork.org.nz/ provides training and resources related to career and life planning, the theology of work and vocation, everyday spirituality, ethics for business and the marketplace, and the ministry and mission of the laity in daily life from a Christian perspective.

Intervarsity’s Ministry in Daily Life
http://www.ivmdl.org/ is a great starting point for studies and articles relating to faith and work issues from a Christian perspective.

Scruples
http://www.scruples.net/ links to people and articles relating to faith and work issues from a Christian perspective as well as an online forum for ongoing discussion.

ChristaNet
http://www.christianet.com/christianjobs/index.htm
is a resource for online job postings within Christian contexts.

Christian Careers Canada
http://www.christiancareerscanada.com/ is a site for career information and job postings from a Christian perspective.

InterChristo
http://www.jobleads.org/ is a long established U.S. organization providing practical career help to Christians.

Canadian Christianity
http://www.canadianchristianity.com/cgi-bin/
na.cgi?career
has job postings for work within Christian contexts.

General Sites:

The International Career Development Library
http://icdl.uncg.edu/ is a free, online collection of full-text resources for counselors, educators, workforce development personnel, and others providing career development services.

WorkInfoNet
http://www.workinfonet.ca/cwn/english/main_e.cfm
is a good starting place for links about career management and work search in Canada.

Jobs, Workers, Training & Careers
http://www.jobsetc.ca/ is the foundational site established by Human Resources Development Canada for information and links regarding career management, training, and work search.

CareerOneStop
http://www.careeronestop.org/ links to a suite of services for job seekers and businesses that has been developed by the U.S. Dept. of Labor.

The Riley Guide
http://www.rileyguide.com/ is a rich resource of practical information and advice about career management and work search.

The Job Hunter’s Bible
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/ is another rich resource established by Richard Bolles, well-known author of What Color Is Your Parachute.

Workopolis
http://www.workopolis.com/index.html is advertised as Canada’s largest job site. It is representative of many sites where jobs are actually posted.

Monster.com
http://www.monster.com/ is another important site for posting a resume or searching job postings.

Career Portfolios
http://depts.washington.edu/geogjobs/Careers/
pfolresources.html
is a good source for basic portfolio theory; it also includes an extensive list of web sites that either explain or demonstrate portfolios.

Blueprint for Life/Work Designs’ Appendix E: Career Portfolio: Telling your life/work story,
http://www.lifework.ca/blue_2000/pr_blue_
draft.htm
is good introduction to portfolio development with an extensive list of resources.


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