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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When fisherman Jack finally landed a boot, he knew it was the last straw. His spectacular skills, with the perfect fishing gear, which he’d gone to great lengths to polish each day for the past 20 years, were no longer working. Jack was exasperated. He suffered from cold feet, itchy fingers and a hunger for […]

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Who would have thought that coffee would come to be recognized as the Swiss Army knife of professional (and not so professional) networking? Centuries ago, when the first of Kaldi’s goats nibbled on the nameless red berries, I’m sure the poor goatherd had no clue that the serendipity would eventually give birth to a whole new way […]

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A Canadian employment council has recently launched the pilot of Connector—a networking program that brings skilled newcomers and Canadian business leaders together—in Toronto, the nation’s most populous city. The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) said in a statement on February 24 that the program, originally founded in Nova Scotia in 2009, will facilitate 350 connections […]

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