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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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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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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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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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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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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