«Trades» column

Mobile Crane Operator

October 17th, 2014; By Service Canada

Mobile crane operators operate mobile cranes to lift, move, position and place materials and equipment. They perform pre‐operational inspections. They calculate crane capacities, determine load weight, and set up, position […]

Industrial Electrician

October 16th, 2014; By Service Canada

Industrial electricians install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, service and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical controls. These include equipment or components directly or indirectly exposed to electrical power such as […]

Hot Jobs: Careers in Trades

October 16th, 2014; By Jasmin Bollman

The trades sector in Canada is constantly growing and changing. So how do you know which career path is right for you? Here at Jobs People Do, we’ve assembled a […]

Choosing To Work In A Trade

September 29th, 2014; By Susan Huebert

Times have changed in the world of jobs. You might have heard from your parents or teachers that the best way to get a high-paid, reliable job is through a […]

Career Profile: Horticulturist

September 29th, 2014; By Patrick Start

Horticulture. What is it? In its simplest form we can define it as the cultivation of plants. But there’s a lot more to it than that. An individual who works […]

Career Profile: Hairstylist

September 29th, 2014; By Service Canada

Hairstylists shampoo, cut, style and chemically treat hair. They may also provide other services such as scalp treatments and hairpiece services. In some jurisdictions, hairstylists may also provide additional services […]

Career Profile: Tailor/Dressmaker

September 29th, 2014; By Susan Huebert

When people go to a formal event like a banquet, they usually wear a nice suit or a dress. When they go to the lake, they put on swimsuits and […]