Why Talk to a School Counsellor?

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 01:12:45 +0000

Most people think of counsellors as mental health professionals you can talk to about your personal problems. While that is a major role, post-secondary counsellors are familiar with the range of issues that impact students.

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10 ways emotional intelligence improves the workplace experience

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:28:06 +0000

In the new normal, the professional with high Emotional Intelligence (EI) will definitely possess the edge. EI is nothing but the skills to manage your emotions and express them in respectful ways.  

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Tips to maximize your experience as a mentee

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 22:52:56 +0000

Finding a good mentor is a practical step — and a crucial one in building your career. Mentoring often happens informally, but it is becoming more available formally as well. When you’ve identified someone as a mentor, follow these tips to maximize your experience as a mentee.

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How to get settled in Canada as an international student

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 15:53:33 +0000

Each year, many students from across the world choose to come to Canada to pursue their education. And while starting at a new school can feel overwhelming for anyone, international students face a number of additional considerations. “Moving countries can be a complex and stressful undertaking,” says Frank Psoras, Senior Vice President, Money-In Solutions at […]

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Asking the right questions for career growth

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 00:13:43 +0000

When it comes to career growth, we all have to be intentional to see ideal results. One of the proven techniques is to ask the right and, sometimes, uncomfortable questions. This can help you figure out solutions, develop self-awareness and ultimately progress towards your future goals.

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How skilled newcomers can stave off major career sacrifices when job-seeking

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 14:04:18 +0000

Many people experience career interruptions at some point in their lives. But the interruptions that result from immigrating to other countries involve entirely different challenges. The move to a new country requires skilled migrants to make decisions not just about work but also about their family’s needs and their overall well-being as newcomers.

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Transferable skills for the new normal

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 02:16:21 +0000

The pandemic has significantly changed the way we work and with that comes the need for new desired skills. Across industries and professions, we have had to adapt to rapidly changing conditions in response to the crisis. Transferable skills are even more valued than ever in the workplace.

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Choose your program wisely for academic success

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 23:47:13 +0000

As a newcomer, you may not have the same grasp of the Canadian labour market as someone who has gone to school in Canada and heard about different programs and careers from the time they were in kindergarten. This means that some extra research and self-assessment may improve your decision making. 

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Chose your program wisely for academic success

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 23:47:13 +0000

As a newcomer, you may not have the same grasp of the Canadian labour market as someone who has gone to school in Canada and heard about different programs and careers from the time they were in kindergarten. This means that some extra research and self-assessment may improve your decision making. 

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Make the most of the 2021 Canadian Immigrant Virtual Fair happening TODAY

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 12:30:26 +0000

Canadian Immigrant is back with two free, live virtual full day events on April 15 and 29, 2021, finding innovative ways to provide newcomers and immigrants with opportunities to learn, network and connect through COVID-19. Don’t miss out! Hundreds of career opportunities at this year’s Fair, in addition to education and settlement information, and the speakers’ series.

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