Program empowers internationally trained medical doctors

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:59:28 +0000

It’s a devastating immigrant story. An internationally trained doctor arrives in Canada eager to start a new life, but after months of obstacles in relicensing and job searching, the doctor gets frustrated, depressed and ends up taking a survival job. Dr. Shafi Bhuiyan was disheartened to hear about this fate that face so many internationally […]

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Tips for working while studying in Canada

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 20:10:24 +0000

While in some cultures, students tend to devote all of their time to their studies, in Canada it is very common for students to work part time while they are attending school. This allows you to gain experience while also meeting people who might eventually be part of your network and act as references for […]

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New job? Set yourself up for success in the first 90 days

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 22:51:54 +0000

How to master your first days in a new position or company Congratulations — you made the cut and got hired over others, many with similar skills and experiences. As you get ready to start a new job, you may be brimming with confidence. So, what next? Remember that you have a small window of […]

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List of licensing bodies for regulated professions in Canada

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 22:35:02 +0000

Is your profession regulated in Canada? If so, your international education may not be enough to start practising in your field here once you immigrate. Many professions, from health care to teaching to trades are regulated in Canada, meaning you will need to be certified to practise here. Depending on what your international credentials are, […]

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How to build your personal brand as a newcomer in Canada

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 20:37:50 +0000

Trying to establish your professional or business reputation in Canada? Himanshu Narang shows us how with two steps One of the most powerful insights I developed after years of failing and optimizing in Canada is, “Your brand is to you as location is to real estate.” Working on your personal brand as a professional or […]

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Studying in Canada with mental health challenges

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 23:57:43 +0000

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 30; we want to talk about handling mental health for students doing post-secondary studies According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, approximately 20 per cent of the population will have a mental illness in their lifetime. Some illnesses are more prevalent among young adults, and going to college […]

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How international students can find a job in Canada

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 19:44:36 +0000

5 strategies for international students to successfully enter the Canadian job market Many of Canada’s universities are seeing a record number of international students on campus. The number of international students in just the first three quarters of 2018 already surpassed the 2017 total levels, with 174,155 in Toronto and 114,260 in Vancouver, according to […]

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6 things to put on your resumé if you don’t have Canadian experience

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 07:49:04 +0000

How to impress Canadian employers if you don’t yet have Canadian work experience Picking up everything you can carry and moving to Canada takes a lot of effort, time and — frankly — guts. It is no small feat moving yourself and your family to a new country to start a new life. However, when […]

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How to answer behavioural interview questions

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 06:47:53 +0000

 Ideal responses to 8 challenging behavioural interview questions Screening candidates for soft skills is often the toughest part of an interview. Recruiters have just an hour to figure out if you have the qualities they are looking for in their next potential candidate. That’s why behavioural interview questions still carry a lot of value. They are […]

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It’s time to change the way we teach English

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:50:31 +0000

As we move into 2019, the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages, it’s time to consider not only how we think about Canada’s linguistic identity but also how we might develop best practices for learning and teaching languages. Since 1969, Canada has recognized two official languages, English and French, but many people who live […]

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