Finding employment is a struggle for many newcomers and refugees to Canada. In efforts to match newcomers to jobs, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Ministry of Small Business and Tourism have started a pilot program that will provide employment across Canada in the hotel industry. Also joining the project are Tourism HR […]

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If you have an upcoming job fair you want to attend, be sure to check out this interview with author Gabriela Casineanu. We learn the three steps to being effective at a job fair and plenty of tips on making a great impression. What are you going to do differently at your next job fair? […]

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Fifteen hundred jobs, many of them in IT, will be up for grabs this month at the largest Virtual Career Expo to be held in Canada. Over 50 employers from cities across Canada will be participating in the online job fair, which runs April 19 and 20. Companies like IBM, Pythian, Microsoft and the Bank […]

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Canada InfoNet is an online mentoring program that connects soon-to-be immigrants with Canadian mentors. With both participants having experience in the same profession, the relationship opens up a wealth of knowledge to the mentee before they even come to the country. They can ask questions and get advice from their mentor, and the connection can […]

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What are informational interviews or meetings? How can you use them to advance your career? Informational interviews can serve as great inspiration for finding new work opportunities and making yourself stand out from other competition in the job market. Career Coach Brian Epstein gives all the basics on what exactly an informational meeting is and […]

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e-ACCES is an online resource collection that equips newcomer job seekers with information that can help them find meaningful work in Canada. The site is an international extension of ACCES Employment, a Toronto-based non-profit organization that campaigns for a fully inclusive labour force in Canada. e-ACCES helps job seekers to prepare for career success through […]

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For newcomers with years of experience in their sector, transporting their skills to a Canadian workplace can be difficult without a bit of language training. Along with other colleges across the country, Humber College in Toronto offers a number of occupational specific language training (OSLT) programs that can help professional immigrants adjust to working in […]

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This ACCES Employment event takes a new twist on the traditional style of mentoring. Speed mentoring is a fast-paced approach to learning from other professionals – where new immigrant participants chat for a set amount of time with people with more Canadian experience in their own career field. The result of this is an event […]

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One challenge some newcomers face is adjusting to the work culture in Canada. It can be very different from other countries – and very important to keeping a job. As employment specialist Joanna Samuels says in this interview, “you can get hired for your technical skills, fired for your soft skills.” She shares her tips […]

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We welcome Career Coach Daisy Wright back to our show to share her insight on using LinkedIn. LinkedIn is an online social network designed for business and employment connections. Want to know how to start making full use of your profile? Daisy Wright has some tips and tricks on how to improve your online job […]

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