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General Labour Jobs In Cambridge, Ontario

Looking for general labour jobs in Cambridge, Ontario? You don’t have to go far to find a job – Graham’s and Son frequently have general labour job openings in the home renovation business and are currently looking for window covering installers for their window covering business. Join Graham’s as a window treatment installer or read more about careers at Graham’s

Are you looking for other general labour jobs in Cambridge? Discover more here:

1. Top 3 sites to find general labour jobs in Cambridge and their pros and cons

2. Tips for using those sites

3. How to build a resume to stand out when applying for general labour jobs

Learn more about the top online sites when searching for general labour jobs in Cambridge, Ontario. Image Source

General Labour Jobs in Cambridge, Ontario

1. Top 3 Sites

When searching for jobs online, you are going to see a lot of different job search sites. Some of the most popular include Linkedin, Indeed, Monster, Workopolis, Simply Hired, and Career Builder. If you want to know some of the top sites in Canada for 2021, check out this article by Robert Half Talent Solutions called “12 Best Job Search Websites in Canada for 2021”. For general labour jobs in Cambridge, Ontario, we will be looking at the following 3 sites.

Now, let’s look at the Pros and Cons of each site.


  • Well-known social media platform that is an excellent networking tool linking you to people around the world
  • Your CV can be seen by many people and businesses can search keywords to match your profile 
  • Provides information or links to info on job trends and advice
  • A basic account is free
  • One needs to take time to set up a profile and make meaningful connections with others
  • Your account is subject to spam
  • Like other social media sites that contain user profiles and people’s personal information, Linkedin is susceptible to hackers
This summary was taken from the article, “10 Pros and Cons of LinkedIn for Professional Profile”. Read it in more detail here

As a social media site, Linkedin is the most helpful for networking opportunities. Image Source.


  • Well-organized and detailed listing of job opportunities that saves you from having to search different sites yourself
  • Lots of tips on using indeed can be found online
  • The company offers career advice and job search help
  • New job updates can be sent right to your email
  • You can upload your resume


  • Salary ranges can be inaccurate or misleading
  • Some employers find that the search tool doesn’t work well
  • It is a highly saturated resource, so you will be competing with a lot of other potential candidates
  • Some users do not like the resume template

Click here to read more about this summary and see what others reviewers are saying.

Find out who is offering general labour jobs in Cambridge, Ontario through online sites like Indeed. Image Source.

Government of Canada Job Bank


  • This site has a lot of options on it, from career planning help to trend analysis
  • The site is built for both employers looking to recruit and for those searching for jobs
  • Well-organized and detailed
  • Links to original posting sites and job market information
  • Alerts can be sent to your email
  • There is a matching feature which sounds great, but you have to sign up and create a plus account for this option
  • This site is not as well-known, so not every employer can be found here

2. Tips for Using Sites


Make sure you spend time setting up your profile and making connections online that are meaningful. 

Watch the video below for these 10 easy tips on:

• Setting up your profile picture, headline, background photo and “about” section
• Carefully using the “featured” section 
• Optimizing the “experience” section 
• Filling out your “education” and “licenses” section 
• Adding a “volunteer experience” section 
• Using skills and endorsements 
• Giving recommendations and getting recommendations 
• Adding any other relevant accomplishments 
• Editing your public profile and URL 
• Strategically using the “open to work” section



Be specific in your search so that you limit your results to general labour jobs. Watch the video below from Indeed about using their site. The main tips highlighted in this video are:

  • Search for specific job titles in “quotation marks”
  • Specify the company you want to work at and words you want to exclude
  • Use the advanced job search 
  • Save your search 
  • Set up job alerts

Government of Canada Job Bank

This site is pretty self-explanatory, but you can watch the video guide below for help on using this site and narrowing your search to find the following information:

  • Specific jobs (like General Labour Jobs)
  • Languages used at work
  • Locations (You can select Cambridge, Ontario)
  • Experience required
  • And more!

3. How to Build a Resume That Stands Out

Whether you are creating a resume from scratch or updating your current one, you’ll want to make sure your resume is not tossed aside. Here are some tips:

  • Avoid clichés and overused buzzwords
  • Find out what matters to employers and what skills they want their employers to have, and use those keywords if it honestly reflects who you are and what you bring to the workplace. Also, remember that you are unique and have a whole set of skills and a personality that only you can offer.
  • Don’t be afraid to advertise yourself. Your resume is exactly that – an advertisement of yourself and your skills!
After researching for this article, I came across this really cool guy named Jeff Su who does quite a few different videos that offer job search advice.  Check out his video below on resume writing. 

We hope this article has been helpful for everyone on the job hunt. We know that 2021 has been a difficult year. If you think that Graham’s and Son is the place for you, we would love to meet you! Remember to check out the link for our very own general labour job here in Cambridge Ontario!  


“Merv and I just wanted to thank Wayne for his advice and expertise.  We are so glad that we decided to go ahead and put the California Shutters on both levels.  What an amazing difference and feel to our new home. The installer did a fantastic job, very professional and informative. What a great decision to choose Graham’s & Son Interiors!”

– Merv and Colleen Young

“Great experience working with Graham’s & Son Interiors. Highly recommend their services. We had excellent service, advise and workmanship right from quote to job completion. All the staff, the owner, project manager, store staff and installers were incredible to work with. Excellent customer service and quality workmanship. Thank you for your help, patience for a job well done!!”

– Karen Darnell