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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.

Tell stories, get hired: Interview with career coach Daisy Wright

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Interviews are an important, inevitable, and sometimes daunting part of getting a job. They can go amazingly or poorly, but much of how you do will depend on how you’ve prepared beforehand. Career coach and author Daisy Wright has some great tips on how incorporating storytelling can make your interview responses stand out. If you’ve […]

IWIP helps build leadership in community engagement

This newcomer found his calling in the hospitality sector in Canada

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For newcomers and immigrants to Canada, obtaining a meaningful job here is one big goal that often takes time in becoming a reality. Mentorship is a route that can put things in perspective for them and also assist in their professional journey and employment goals. Here’s taking you on a journey to the Wingate by […]

From an immigrant perspective: How to build a career in a new country

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 […]

Canadian Language Benchmarks standard, and what it means to newcomers

Leveraging your work experience: Interview with career coach Daisy Wright

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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 […]

A career compatibility test for job seekers

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

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Finding a well-paying job in one’s line is among the most important things on every newcomer professional’s list. Yes, it is a vital step forward in the process of immigration. However, career advancement expert Amy Davis cannot stress more on the need to focus on also building a career besides just focusing on the job […]

Canadian Language Benchmarks standard, and what it means to newcomers

Food safety management training for pre-arrival immigrants

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Pre-arrival immigrants who intend to work in the food and beverage processing industry in Canada will have the opportunity to come better prepared for the job market thanks to the newly developed Pre-Arrival Food Safety Management Training (PAFSMT) Program. The online program is introduced by The Food Processing Human Resources Council (FPHRC); it targets people […]

Making a memorable networking impression: Interview with communication coach Gloria Pierre

Learning workplace lingo with OSLT

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Finding a dream job in Canada got a bit easier for these immigrant professionals with the help of occupation specific language training (OSLT) offered by a number of colleges in Ontario. These courses prepare immigrants to communicate effectively while on the job. The focus of the free program is on interviewing, networking and career-building communications […]

Food safety management training for pre-arrival immigrants

CanPrep: Connect to your career in Canada

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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 […]

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

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