A recent CareerBuilder survey found that over one in five workers (22%) resolved to change jobs in 2017. If like them, one of your goals for the new year is to find a great job, you’re in luck! We’re guiding you through Canada’s hottest jobs and giving you some tips and tools to keep you […]

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Think back to when you bought your first car or made some other significant purchase. What made you feel confident about your decision to invest your savings? Did the salesperson seem credible and trustworthy? As an immigrant professional preparing to enter the Canadian workforce, it is vital to establish trust and credibility and to build […]

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Learning to sell yourself is key to getting a good job. Joanna Samuels, employment specialist at JVS Toronto shares some insights about what the Canadian employer wants to hear. Each employer is different and the resume must be specifically tailored for the company.

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Good health is a combination of adequate exercise and the right diet. But when illness strikes, it’s often great to have educated doctors and qualified nurses. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is trying to make it easier for internationally educated nurses (IENs) to work in Canada by offering them a PASS – Pre Arrival Supports […]

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Employers asking for ‘country specific’ job experience is a slightly unfair demand. Years of working get discounted just because of a move to another country. In an interview with New Canadians, author Daisy Wright talks about her book ‘No Canadian Experience, Eh?’ and how it is up to the individual to bring their experience to […]

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The lure of big money from a corporate job has overshadowed the importance of essential trades needed in a society. Electricians, plumbers, carpenters etc. are indispensable for the smooth functioning of a community. Tyler Charlebois explains to us why the Ontario College of Trades is looking to promote the skilled trades and how new immigrants […]

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As part of Ryerson University’s Alumni Weekend on October 1, 2016 The Chang School of Continuing Education held a panel discussion with five grads from our most popular certificate programs. The career-focused discussion covered a wide range of topics – from industry specific skills to the importance of networking and mentorship. Below are the top 5 takeaways from […]

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Today marks my 10th year living in Canada; 10 years that literally flew by. I have to say that in terms of my career, it has been a great journey so far; full of learning experiences, with many ups and downs along the way, but great nevertheless. I thought this could be a great opportunity […]

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Let me tell you about my friend Mary. She is a very qualified accountant from Cameroon and has her CPA designation that puts her at the highest level of qualified accountants in Canada. For almost two years she has been single mindedly trying to find work in her field. She perfected her resume and wrote […]

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Being able to work in their career of choice, is an important part of the settlement process for skilled immigrants in Canada, CanPrep, offered by JVS Toronto, is a free specialized employment program designed for internationally trained individuals immigrating to Canada to help them quickly connect to a career. The program is offered online so […]

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