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During one’s job search process, every newcomer is faced with a number of questions and challenges. We understand where this comes from and there are ways to get around such hurdles. From mastering the art of networking to preparing for interviews, this section makes for a handy resource to help you find the job you want to secure.

How to be truly linked in on LinkedIn

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Shelly Elsliger, a trainer who specializes in LinkedIn, tells us that Canada ranks fifth globally when it comes to being active on the professional social networking platform. Hence, there’s a high chance that an employer will first visit your LinkedIn profile before they look at your resume. Is your LinkedIn profile ready enough to be […]

Business Edge – A one-of-a-kind program for IEPs

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Finding a job in Canada could be frustrating and disappointing, especially for internationally educated professionals who know they can be an asset to the Canadian workforce. We sit down with Sabina Michael, from Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, who talks to us about Business Edge, a one of a kind program, […]

New pilot to support visible minority newcomer women

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Visible minority newcomer women face unique challenges when it comes to finding meaningful employment in Canada, which is why Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced a new pilot project to support this vulnerable group of newcomers. When speaking about the importance of this pilot, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said, “Having a job isn’t just […]

Canada’s medical inadmissibility policy amended

Canada helping internationally trained newcomers get their credentials recognized

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A struggle that many new immigrants face in Canada is getting their international credentials recognized as they try to find work. The Government of Canada has announced that 960 internationally trained newcomers in the Hamilton and Toronto regions will receive financial assistance and employment coaching to help them enter the Canadian workforce. “Helping newcomers get […]

OHRC says the spirit of welcoming Syrian refugees should continue

Windmill Microlending is the new face of IAF Canada

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Immigrant Access Fund Canada (IAF) has recently announced their rebranding into Windmill Microlending, a move that is in line with the charity’s new growth strategy. Windmill Microlending offers help to skilled immigrants and refugees by giving loans of up to $10,000 for restarting their professional careers. Over $22M has been leant to more than 4,000 […]

Bridging programs: how can they help newcomers to Canada?

Hundreds of jobs available at ISC’s Virtual Fair

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Are Virtual Career Fairs the new frontier of job hunting? See for yourself at Immigrant Services Calgary’s own Virtual Career Fair. With hundreds of jobs available across the province of Alberta and the rest of the country, you’ll want to check it out. The event will span from October 3rd to 4th 2018. Interested job seekers are […]

Speed Mentoring Marathon – The fast track to mentorship

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