Going Global Canadian City Guides now available


CaPS is pleased to announce that Going Global's Canadian City Guides are now available! Going Global provides international employment and career information and is an indispensable resource if you are interested in working and living abroad. To find out more about Going Global and how to use it, click here. You will find the Canadian City Guides for Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver under the Country Guides. These guides provide information on cost of living, job search resources, industry trends, non-profit and volunteer opportunities, CV and cover letter guidelines, interviewing and cultural advice, and much more! Please note that you must be connected to the VPN to access Going Global, although you may subsequently create a personal account in order to access the system from anywhere.

Other new features in Going Global include Country Guides for Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, and Guatemala as well as an updated H1B Visa (most common U.S. visa for foreign workers) database.

Other news:

The 2009 Youth Employment Services (YES) Montreal placement agency and headhunters directories are now in and on reserve at the front desk.

The latest issue of Statistic Canada's Perspectives in Labour and Income is now available in section 5.122. This issue includes statistics on international differences in low-paid work, family work patterns, barriers to training access, and a Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) update. Please note that this is the quarterly print edition, which compiles previous monthly editions along with reprints of articles not found anywhere else on the StatsCan website.

Available for you to take home are copies of the latest editions of the following magazines - you can find these in the corridor just outside of the CaPS office.

Career Options
: includes articles on success strategies for career fairs, adjusting to the first year of full-time work, and how to make the transition from student to professional
Job Postings: features the best IT, engineering and nuclear jobs, and careers in television
Job Postings' Graduate Planning Guide: explains how to choose schools, manage your time, graduate debt-free, and much more
Job Postings, Disability edition: articles on how your university disability centre can help, starting your own business, and being a risk taker.

If you have any questions or have purchasing suggestions, don't hesitate to visit, call 514-398-3304 ext. 00950 or caps.library [at] mcgill.ca" target="_blank">send an e-mail.

Contact Information

Vanessa Franco
caps.library [at] mcgill.ca
Office Phone: 
514-398-3304 ext. 00950