How IRCC checks if your offer of employment is genuine

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 19 May 2024 13:00:29 +0000

An offer of employment can be a substantial support to a Canadian immigration application. Offers of employment and gaining Canadian work experience are often prerequisites for eligibility to many economic immigration pathways. Additionally, having a Canadian offer of employment can help secure a work permit, which in turn can allow individuals to live and work […]

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Energy Industry Job Market Is Growing Fast, but Finding Workers Is Challenging

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:38 +0000

The energy workforce added nearly 300,000 jobs in 2022, increasing to more than 8.1 million total jobs at the end of the year, according to the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) 2023 U.S. Energy and

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Newcomers who came to Canada in second year of COVID-19 pandemic had better median entry wages than pre-pandemic: Statistics Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 14:00:08 +0000

In a new report updating findings from 2022, a Statistics Canada (StatsCan) report released on January 22 reveals that there are many ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect how new immigrants are integrating when they arrive in Canada. From the number of new immigrants* who filed taxes in 2021 to the median […]

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Employment of temporary foreign workers has shifted toward low-paying industries

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2024 04:22:02 +0000

Canada’s immigration system is increasingly relying on temporary foreign workers (TFW) and international students to fill vacant jobs.

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Canada’s green tech industry hiring boom could provide significant employment opportunities for immigrants

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2023 13:45:23 +0000

A five-billion-dollar electric vehicle (EV) battery plant being developed in Windsor, Ontario was recently in the news due to reports that say that the plant will employ 2,500 people “by the time hiring is complete in 2025.” Coinciding with Canada’s noted commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, the development of this EV battery plant […]

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Gender wage gap study shows some improvement for immigrant women in Canada

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2023 13:00:04 +0000

Statistics Canada has released a new study showing the Gender Wage Gap (GWG) for all women in Canada depending on their citizenship or immigration status. The GWG is the difference in hourly pay between Canadian-born men and women working in similar positions. The study further incorporated immigrant men and women into this wage comparison. To […]

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The trends of immigrant employment in Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2023 13:00:12 +0000

Canada’s workforce is one of the most skilled in the world—due not just to excellent educational institutions within the country, but also because of highly skilled newcomers who arrive to Canada annually and drive growth in the labour force. However, how successful are newcomers at finding employment in Canada, in the short, medium, and long-term? […]

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Newcomer access to credit in Canada improves over time, according to new study

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2023 12:30:18 +0000

Credit invisibility occurs when an individual’s credit history is too short for a reporting agency to calculate a credit score, or they lack enough information to calculate “the most” accurate credit scores. Due to the widespread importance of building credit in Canada – whether to finance a vehicle, apply for a student loan or acquire […]

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How is your pre-arrival work experience viewed by Canadian employers?

Credit to Author: Wanda Kusumajuda| Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2023 13:47:44 +0000

For overseas work experience to be thoroughly recognized by Canadian employers during the job search process, an applicant needs to demonstrate an understanding of the job’s key similarities and differences from their overseas experience to opportunities in Canada.

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Is it illegal for employers to ask newcomers about their lack of Canadian work experience?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2023 13:00:08 +0000

A lack of Canadian experience is a common barrier identified by newcomers as they pursue meaningful work in their new country. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The Ontario Human Rights commission identified other barriers that immigrants experience when finding jobs that correspond with their education, skills and experience. These can include: Employers […]

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