How To Use the Local Jobs Hub

 

The Local Jobs Hub is a tool located on the workforce development website that connects job seekers to employers, skill building and training in the region. The Local Jobs Hub has multiple tools to help job seekers. To find out more, watch the how-to-use video on this page, download our brochure or read the FAQ below. Access the tool using the toolbar located on our homepage.

(Drag this button to your browser’s bookmarks bar to access the Local Jobs Hub with a single click.)

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Employers


How do I post my job with Local Jobs Hub?

While you can’t post to Local Jobs Hub directly, when you post on any of the top 22 job posting websites for our region, the Local Jobs Hub automatically picks up your job posting and makes it go further, by reaching 3000+ users from across London, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford counties.

Sites Aggregated by Local Jobs Hub (Updated November 2019)

  • Canadianexecutivesearch.com
  • Careerarc.com
  • Charityvillage.com
  • Community Employment Choices
  • Eluta.ca
  • Government of Canada careers
  • Indeed.ca
  • Immploy.com
  • Jobbank.gc.ca
  • Jobilico.com
  • Kijiji.ca
  • Knighthunter.com
  • London.ca
  • Londonmfgjobs.com
  • Londontechjobs.ca
  • Pillarnonprofit.ca
  • Southwesthealthline.ca
  • Techalliance.ca
  • Workinmiddlesex.ca
  • Workinnonprofits
  • Workinoxford.ca
  • Workopolis.com

Do I have to pay for job postings on the Local Jobs Hub?

The Local Jobs Hub is a free tool provided by the Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board and the Local Employment Planning Council to help job seekers and employers alike. Some of our compatible sites charge fees to post with them, but many provide their services for free. Check with the sites above to make the right decision for your hire.

I am hiring for a job outside of the Elgin Middlesex and Oxford Region, why isn’t my job posting on the Local Jobs Hub?

If you’re an employer hiring for a job outside of our region, it won’t appear on Local Jobs Hub, but you can go to employmentontario.ca to find more resources in your area.

I am hiring for a job in the Elgin, Middlesex, or Oxford counties, why isn’t my job showing up on the Local Jobs Hub?

There are a few reasons your job may not be registered with our site:

  1. It is not posted with one of the sites aggregated by the Local Jobs Hub
    • See the list of compatible sites at the top of the FAQ section.
  2. You may have forgotten to input your address
    • Search for your job using the search function on our Job Board. If your job shows up here, but not on the Map, return to your original posting and input the location of your company or job.Check back in 24 hours to locate your job on the map.
  3. Your address may be incompatible
    • If you don’t see your job on the Job Board or the Map, return to your original posting and check the address. If your posting address is associated with a head office or other location outside of the region, try changing your address on the original posting to the location of the job itself. Check back in 24 hours to locate your job on our board or map.
  4. Your posting was created before the launch of Local Jobs Hub
    • Local Jobs Hub started aggregating jobs in June 2019. If your posting is older than that date, you will have to re-post your job at its original source. Check back in 24 hours to locate your job on our job board or map. Note: “Refreshing” this type of posting will not bring make it register in our system.

Trying the above 4 fixes resolves 90% of cases. If you’ve attempted these fixes and still don’t see your job, please contact us.

I do not want my job listed on Local Jobs Hub

Please contact us.

Job Seekers


How do I apply for a job?

Each job posting links back to its original source. For more details about the job and how to apply, click the job title or the “Go to Job Posting” link near the bottom of the listing.

How do I see the job postings in a simple text format?

See the text postings on our Regional Job Listings tool.

How do I simplify my search?

The toolbars on the left have a variety of filters to streamline your search and help you see only the jobs you want. See the How To Use materials at the top of the page for information on using the filters.

Why can’t I filter for my particular job/area/career etc.?

Filters are pre-determined by our system, but you can always use the search function located on the top of the left toolbar to get more specific with your job search.

I need more help finding a job.

Find out where you can develop your interview, resume, job skills and more using our Learning For Life Tool.

Find more work connections through London & Area Works

Learn more about in-demand jobs and the local labour market on our Worktrends website.

Read articles about job seeking by subscribing to our e-magazine Growing Your Workforce.

Find an Employment Ontario location on our Map or at Employmentontario.ca

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more resources, tools and updates.

Other


I have a job board I’d like to be aggregated by the Local Jobs Hub.

To be featured on the Local Jobs Hub, your site must meet certain criteria. To determine if your job board is eligible, and for more information, contact us.

The Map is missing my childcare centre/employment agency/service centre etc.

Our map locations are populated through a variety of regularly updated community resources. To find out if your location will be included, contact us.