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OpportuNext can help you identify and research career paths that closely match an existing skillset. In one free and easy search, you get information and insights that can kickstart a successful career transition — for yourself or for others. Start now!

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What Is OpportuNext?

OpportuNext from The Conference Board of Canada is a free-to-use career tool created in partnership with the Future Skills Centre. Using big data, it matches a person’s skills with viable career paths — often including some you have not considered.

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What People Are Saying

"In an ever changing labour market that has been particularly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult for some Canadians to know where to go next in their career. This tool launched by the Future Skills Centre will help employers and workers make informed job transitions and hiring decisions. The launch of OpportuNext is an example of how the Government of Canada is investing in a dynamic, inclusive and forward-thinking labour force that benefits all Canadians."

Hon. Carla Qualtrough

Hon. Carla Qualtrough

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

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Featured Report

Bridging Generational Divides—Digital Skills in the Trades

Tradespeople today will need a range of new digital skills to keep pace with the future of work. This summary of The Conference Board of Canada's Bridging Generational Divides report looks at how Canadian apprenticeship training can adapt to the future of work.

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Featured Research and Resources

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About the Tool

Fully exploring a career transition can be difficult and time-consuming. There are so many things to figure out, including possible paths, hard and soft skills needed, salary expectations, future outlook and more. OpportuNext can make it easier — pulling from over 13 billion data points to identify potential career paths that align with a person’s job history, skills and future plans.

Learn about the power behind OpportuNext