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Employment Tools & Services

Find out where in your community you can access computers, internet, printers, as well as phone and mailbox services. Discover cover letter and resume templates, interview tips, links to job boards, and much more. Find tools to get you on your way.

Employment Tools & Services

Resume Builder

Template

Provided By: Third Party Website

This website will guide you through the steps of creating a resume from start to finish. Simply select a design, fill in your information, then download and print the resume! 

Simple Budget Worksheet

Template

Provided By: Third Party Website

Budgets don't have to be complicated to be effective. A simple budget can go a long way towards helping you get your finances in order. Download this simple budget and get started right away. 

Step Into The Trades

Publication

Provided By: YG Education - Advanced Education Branch

This PDF provides detailed descriptions of the trades available in the Yukon, as well as the schooling and apprenticing hours required for each trade. Also included is a list of resources for available jobs and various funding options for apprenticeships. 


Yukon WorkFutures

Local Organization

Provided By: Third Party Website

Yukon WorkFutures is an in-depth guide to career opportunities in the Yukon. The 100 career profiles help you understand what the jobs are like, whether there are opportunities in rural Yukon, and other considerations that will help you decide the right path for you.

Working UP

Local Organization, Program

Provided By: YG Education - Advanced Education Branch

The Working UP program can help you:

  • take the next steps toward your work or learning goals;
  • improve literacy and essential skills;
  • increase your workplace skills and experience, including apprenticeship;
  • get workplace or learning support; and
  • explore options for self-employment.

Capacity Assessment Tool

Program, Project, Template

Provided By: YG Executive Council Office - Aboriginal Relations

Use this practical tool to identify your organizations strengths and weaknesses and plan strategically to build capacity. This tool guides you through a capacity assessment with tips, advice and worksheets.

This is a made-in-Yukon capacity assessment tool recognizing the unique Yukon governance landscape. It is based on local First Nation knowledge and recommendations, and on existing capacity assessment tools. It is designed to be an informative and practical tool that can be used at the departmental level within a government.

This tool was developed based on the recommendations from the Carcross Tagish First Nation, Kwanlin Dun First Nation, and the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation governments.

How to use the tool

The Capacity Assessment Tool includes an online-interactive work book and a the hard-copy work book.

There are five steps to consider and each step guides the department through a capacity assessment process.

  1. Organize and Plan helps with planning before conducting the assessment. It also involves determining and identifying a facilitator.
  2. Conduct Capacity Assessment is the work you need to do to complete a capacity assessment.
  3. Summarize and Interpret Results pulls all the information gathered into one organized document.
  4. Implement Recommendations moves actions forward and helps determine who is responsible for those actions.
  5. Evaluate allows participants to evaluate the assessment and determine how well it worked for the department.

Why do a Capacity Assessment?

Capacity is the power of a person, system or government to perform or produce. It is the ability of individuals or government units such as departments, to perform functions successfully.

Capacity assessment is a process to determine the existing ability of the government and its ability to perform required government functions.

The findings of a capacity assessment process can be the foundation for any of the following:

To inform future planning:

  • Strategic plan
  • Budget plan
  • Work plan

To identify requirements for departmental realignment (to meet goals and objectives of a strategic plan) operations, improvements or areas of strength:

  • Staff
  • Skills
  • Departmental knowledge

To plan for future change:

  • Transition
  • Succession planning
  • Reorganization
  • Project planning
  • Enhance staff training
  • Educational
  • Partnerships (First Nation government, Yukon College, Government of Yukon, etc.)