Difference between entry-level and entry-point jobs

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:36:24 +0000

Four steps to help newcomers look for entry-point jobs with potential  After years of assisting newcomers find work in Canada, I noticed a common question they would ask is: “I met some longtime permanent residents to Canada and they told me that although I had a very high position before moving here, my only chance […]

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4 tips to get your resumé Canada-ready

Credit to Author: Ivy Chiu| Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:28:58 +0000

Whether you’re looking for your first job in Canada, a new role or even a career change, there are exciting times ahead for you! Finding a new job can be a full-time job, so it’s important to recognize the time commitment before embarking on this journey. Managing your expectations from the beginning is vital to […]

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Five steps to build your brand

Go from invisible to WOW with these 5 definite steps to branding yourself Welcome to the 21st century. Constantly changing and extremely competitive. So how you stand out? And get yourself noticed? Simple! Branding. You need to brand yourself. Personal branding is the most powerful marketing strategy for achieving success. Whether you are a job professional […]

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Be the candidate everyone loves — and hires!

6 ways to go above and beyond the job interview Hiring managers are trained to look out for red flags that reveal whether a candidate will make the cut or not. Examples include, showing up late for the interview, not being appropriately dressed, talking poorly about the previous bosses, exaggerating answers and so on. But […]

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Tips for taking the CELPIP Test

Learn more about the CELPIP Test at an exclusive workshop at the Vancouver Canadian Immigrant Fair on November 13, 2018 If you’re applying to become a permanent resident or citizen of Canada, taking the CELPIP Test is an important step toward your goal. The CELPIP Test is the only Canadian test designated by Immigration, Refugees […]

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Vancouver Canadian Immigrant Fair is a week away

In Metro Vancouver, 25,000 immigrants landed between January and August 2018, according to data from Immigrant, Refugees, Citizenship Canada. That’s the majority of the 32,000 who landed in the entire province of B.C. during that time period. And many more thousands come on temporary work permits, as refugees or as international students in hopes of […]

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 Winners of Ashton College Bursaries for Immigrants

New immigrants Kathrin Phung and Onyinye Adibe receive bursaries at Ashton College The winners have been announced for the 2018 Ashton College Bursaries for Immigrants: Kathrin Phung and Onyinye Adibe. According to Ashton College, which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, the bursaries are aimed to address the challenges that newcomers face in their new […]

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Windmill Microlending receives $1M grant

Charity offers microloans for immigrants and refugees to retrain and relicense in Canada Windmill Microlending, formerly known as Immigrant Access Fund, has been awarded a $1 million grant from the TD Ready Challenge. Designed to support organizations offering scalable solutions to promote inclusivity and prosperity, Windmill is the only dedicated immigrant-serving organization to receive one of the […]

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