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Posting Standards

Our goal is to facilitate the best match between seeker and employer. The opportunity for strong matches will increase when all parties follow our Job Posting Standards: 


Job Postings


Marketing, Soliciting

We do not accept postings from organizations attempting to sell their services, such as consultants; “head-hunters;” employment agencies.


Fee for Hire

Job seekers should be provided with job opportunities at no cost. 


Any postings that include discriminatory language will be refused. In BC the grounds for discrimination or Prohibited Grounds are:

  • Age

  • Ancestry

  • Colour

  • Conviction for an offense unrelated to employment

  • Family status

  • Marital status

  • Mental disability

  • Physical disability

  • Place of origin

  • Political belief

  • Race

  • Religion

  • Sex

  • Sexual orientation 

  • Gender Identify and expression



Authorized representatives of the employer/not-for-profit organization must provide job postings. 


Safe Work

All work and responsibilities are required to be safe and comply with  provincial and federal Health and Safety legislation



All responsibilities, working conditions, hours and compensation are required to comply with employment legislation, including Employment Standards, Health and Safety, and Human Rights legislation.

Respectful and Ethical Language

No postings will be accepted if they include derogatory, disrespectful, and/ or offensive language.  

Clear and Descriptive

We will return postings and request that they be re-developed if the job title, responsibilities, and/or requirements are unclear and misleading. 



All postings are required to include the company name, location and contact person. We will not accept postings without this information. 



Cover Letter

All applicants are required to include an informative cover letter with each resume they submit.



All resumes are required to be accompanied by proof of claimed accreditation, certification, license., etc.

Failure to adhere to these guidelines may impact the posting of jobs. We may reject or remove any job and may disable any Company's account, for any or no reason. We always retain the right to remove any job if we feel it is in the interest of On Your Own Time or our users.

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