Windmill Microlending supports skilled immigrants and refugees to reach their economic potential

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 19:44:37 +0000

Skilled immigrants and refugees come to Canada looking for a better future, at a personal and professional level. Even though they are highly educated and skilled, it gets difficult to find work appropriate to their skills, education and experience. Newcomers face unique challenges as they settle in Canada: having their credentials recognized and the high […]

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Preparing for interview questions in post-pandemic scenarios

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 22:54:14 +0000

One of the things you can do in 2020 is to be prepared  for the new set of interview questions. Here are a few of the questions that could feature in post-pandemic interview scenarios and the best way you can craft your answer. 1. What are you currently working on? In the post-pandemic scenario, there […]

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Success in HR Starts with Ashton College’s Diploma Program

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 17:04:04 +0000

The field of Human Resources (HR) is all about people. HR workers are responsible for the well-being of a company’s employees as well as the growth of the company itself. Finding a balance between employee satisfaction and meeting corporate goals can be difficult, but if that sounds like rewarding work to you then you may […]

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How mentoring newcomer talent will be invaluable to post-COVID-19 recovery

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:08:52 +0000

Mentoring has a real impact on careers and provides an opportunity for established immigrant professionals to help newcomers. Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson from the TD Bank Group shares her experience working with newcomer professionals through the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership.

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One lawyer’s dream job becomes his reality, a Windmill Microlending client success story

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:52:51 +0000

As a registered charity serving newcomers to Canada since 2005, Windmill Microlending has supported over 5,000 skilled immigrants and refugees with low-interest microloans. Windmill’s loans offer financial help to newcomers to afford the costs of licensing or credentials. Often, immigrants don’t have access to other credit because they have a low income or no Canadian […]

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Five job roles to explore in 2020: In-demand skills that can be mastered online

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:03:24 +0000

Let’s face it. The pandemic is continuing to reshape society and the way we live and do things.  The world of work, especially, has been altered in ways we could never have imagined. To emerge stronger from the crisis, it is imperative for each one of us to start reskilling and adapt to the post-pandemic […]

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New study shows improved labour market performance of immigrants while identifying much room for improvement

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:23:21 +0000

Most population growth in Canada comes from immigration. So, how do immigrants fare in the labour market? A recently released report by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS), ‘Improved Labour Market Performance of New Immigrants to Canada, 2006-2019’  looks at labour market outcomes across three distinct categories: very recent immigrants (5 years […]

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Canadian Immigrant launches new industry-specific Web Conference Series

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 16:04:10 +0000

Canadian Immigrant launches a new Web Conference Series – a free, live industry-specific web conference series, to assist newcomers with information and inspiration in specific professions.  With more than one million immigrants coming to Canada in the next few years, and many more arriving as students and temporary workers, it has never been more important […]

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Five ways to be more efficient: WFH time management skills

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 23:09:02 +0000

Today’s new WFH (Work From Home) or remote working lifestyle demands a lot from us. Effective time management means utilizing the same 24 hours carefully and working effectively and efficiently. Employers across industries appreciate individuals who can prioritize and fully optimize the time available to them. Good time management skills can help you progress in […]

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The power of mentoring: Some support can help you find good quality jobs

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 22:11:57 +0000

Mentoring enhances job search skills and expands the networks of newcomer professionals – ultimately doubling their chances to find good quality jobs, says a recently released report about the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Mentoring Partnership. The research also found that the program had the greatest impact on female newcomers and for those who […]

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