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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.

Ace networking with these dos and don’ts by Brent Edwards

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Networking is a long-term investment in your career strategy, says Professional Networking Advisor Brent Edwards. Whether you’re connecting with someone in person or virtually – especially during these COVID times – the way you introduce yourself and make the conversation meaningful for both parties can make all the difference. Here, Brent shares some best practices […]

How to have a career, not just a job, in Canada

Immigrants to Canada, test your language skills with this pronunciation app

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PronApp – available for free throughout December 2020 – offers IELTS test practice, conversation simulators for English practice, and French pronunciation practice for the TEF examination. By Shruti Dargan Proper pronunciation is the key to mastering any language. And for immigrants, the better their language skills, the easier the likelihood of their settlement and integration […]

Networking in Canada: Expert Brent Edwards shares tips for professionals

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In Canada, networking plays a role in one’s professional success, so much so that you could get a glowing reference for your dream job even before it’s advertised to the public. Newcomers can benefit from it not just when looking for employment but also as they advance their careers. Professional Networking Advisor Brent Edwards sheds […]

My 200 meetings over coffee – Majid Kazmi

How Mary Grace, a newcomer to Canada, found meaningful employment in the hospitality sector

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A newcomer to Canada from the Philippines, Mary Grace is happily employed at a hotel in Dawson City, Yukon. She enjoys working in the hospitality sector and owes a lot of her learning to The Destination Employment program that she graduated from. In this video, she shares her experience. The Destination Employment program helps newcomers gain employment […]

Pandemic check: How Destination Employment is supporting program participants

Long term care homes in Ontario call for internationally trained health professionals

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Amid the COVID-19-induced healthcare crisis, an online platform has created a win-win situation – internationally trained professionals get valuable work experience, and long term care homes in Ontario fill their staff shortage. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a healthcare crisis across the globe. At a time like this, when people are facing considerable psychological distress […]

New pilot to support visible minority newcomer women

What are presentation skills and how do you build them?

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In conversation with New Canadians reporter Vasudha Sharma, Personal skills coach and trainer Roxana Radulescu shares how you can add personal skills to your presentation skills in order to promote yourself, make connections and leave a lasting impact. Also, Roxana talks about soft skills as personal skills and how these are essential in our everyday […]

Entrepreneurial mindset – A key for selling your skills

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