How to write a Canadian resume

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 13:00:42 +0000

This is not another article telling you to spell-check your resume—but do spell-check your resume. We’re going to cover the not-so-obvious tips for getting your foot in the door to your Canadian dream job. The resume is only one step to finding a job in Canada—and it is not even the first. Before you sit […]

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Visitors in Canada continue to have access to work permits

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 12:00:28 +0000

Canada announced that it is extending until February 28, 2022, a coronavirus-related measure allowing visitors to obtain work permits. Since August 24, 2020, temporary residents who are in Canada with valid visitor status have been able to apply for an employer-specific work permit from within Canada. This is a temporary regulatory change as normally foreign […]

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COVID-19 causing more long-term unemployment than 2008 recession

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 09:00:36 +0000

The number of residents in Canada who are facing long-term unemployment saw a steep rise towards the end of 2020. Being unemployed for 27 weeks is considered “long-term unemployment.” Canada saw an uptick in these numbers in September and October, 2020, following massive job losses in March and April when businesses closed to curb the […]

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January unemployment in Canada reached highest level since August, 2020

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 21:00:02 +0000

Tighter coronavirus restrictions across Canada drove employment down in January, according to the new Labour Force Survey. Statistics Canada examined the Canadian labour force during the week of January 10 to 16. Coronavirus numbers had just started coming down from an all-time high. Ontario had closed non-essential retail businesses. Quebec had also closed non-essential retail, […]

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Canada’s top 10 in-demand jobs for 2021

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 09:00:52 +0000

Canada’s economy is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, and restrictions, lockdowns and curfews are expected to be eventually lifted. As the pandemic began creeping in, many businesses started to adapt and make changes. Many employees started working from home. Businesses began using online collaboration and video-calling platforms. Other businesses that require physical attendance implement health and safety […]

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Immigrants can boost productivity for Canadian businesses, study finds

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:00:32 +0000

With an increase in the number of immigrant workers comes productivity growth for Canadian businesses.   This is the conclusion drawn in a recent Statistics Canada study that assessed the impact of immigration on company-level productivity outcomes.    The report titled “Immigration and Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database” is based on data […]

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Employment services help newcomers adapt to what Canadian employers expect

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:14:20 +0000

Though Canada still names immigration as a priority in helping the economy recover from coronavirus, barriers still remain between newcomers and job opportunities. New immigrants entering the job market may be faced with credential recognition issues. Language or cultural barriers may affect newcomers’ confidence or their ability to communicate with their employers and colleagues. They […]

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Visitors can now apply for work permits from within Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:56:29 +0000

International visitors who are currently in Canada with a job offer can now apply for a work permit without having to leave the country. The new policy goes into effect immediately, according to an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) media release. It will benefit temporary residents who are already in Canada with a job […]

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Employment rose in B.C. and Newfoundland last month, new Labour Force Survey shows

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:24:51 +0000

British Columbia and Newfoundland led Canada’s provinces in employment gains in October, Statistics Canada’s new Labour Force Survey reports. Canada added 443,000 new jobs in the 12 months spanning October 2018 to October 2019, led by gains in full-time work, Statistics Canada said. Overall employment dropped slightly in October, as Canada shed 1,800 net jobs, […]

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Recent immigrants reached new employment high in 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:40:20 +0000

The employment rate among recent immigrants between the ages of 25 and 54 reached a 12-year high in 2018, The Canadian Press is reporting.  The news agency obtained a federal Finance Ministry memo from January that says the employment rate for immigrants in this age group who landed in Canada less than five years prior […]

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