Find a job at the Mississauga Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair tomorrow!

Are you a recent immigrant in Mississauga?  Looking for a job? You won’t want to miss the Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair on Friday, December 8, 2017. Sponsored by Chatr Mobile, this free event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Drive) will give your immigration journey […]

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Find a job at the Mississauga Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair Friday

Are you a recent immigrant in Mississauga?  Looking for a job? You won’t want to miss the Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair on Friday, December 8, 2017. Sponsored by Chatr Mobile, this free event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Drive) will give your immigration journey […]

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The art of self-promotion: 5 ways to stand out in the job market

In the age of social media, there are many more options for job candidates to stand out and make an impact other than just submitting a resumé. If you want to be successful in landing the job you want, here are a few things to consider. The personal brand Everything starts and falls with personal […]

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Soft Skills for Success for immigrants: Adaptability

In this Canadian Immigrant series, we will look at the most in-demand soft skills, and how you can show them off. We started off with communication skills, business etiquette and teamwork; our fourth important skill is adaptability.   Soft skill no. 4:  Adaptability As an immigrant, you know what it takes to adapt. After all, […]

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‘Career Coach’ turns column into new book for jobseekers

Canadian Immigrant’s resident “Career Coach” columnist has lots of great job advice each month. From using LinkedIn to networking, his advice has helped countless new immigrants in their Canadian job search. Recently, he was encouraged to publish his articles into a book. The result is You Are HIRED!, published by Friesen Press. The book is […]

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Be a trust agent to get and keep the job

One of the books trending on the internet these days is Trust Agents by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith. The New York Times best seller stresses that one of the most common drivers of engagement, more than ever before, is age-old trust. Who or what is a trust agent? Trust agents are experts at relationship […]

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How to write a killer resume: 10 tips to get the response you want

Is your resumé falling flat? Are you not getting the response you thought you would? Check out these 10 tips for taking a resumé from lacklustre to truly killer!   List your accomplishments, not your duties  One of the most important things that you can do is to write your resumé in a way that […]

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On the job hunt: land your first job in Canada with these five tips

We’ve all felt the emotional highs and lows that come with job hunting. If you are new to the country, those emotions of excitement and angst may intensify as you search for a job in an unfamiliar market. Deciding to move to a new country is a major decision. Taking steps to build your network […]

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Land your first job in Canada with these five tips

We’ve all felt the emotional highs and lows that come with job hunting. If you are new to the country, those emotions of excitement and angst may intensify as you search for a job in an unfamiliar market. Deciding to move to a new country is a major decision. Taking steps to build your network […]

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IEC-BC helps integrate internationally trained professionals with FAST program

The Immigrant Employment Council of British Columbia (IEC-BC) is expanding its FASTBC.ORG program to help skilled immigrants become better prepared for work in Canada, and connect employers with internationally trained workers. Initially designed to facilitate access to three skilled trades in B.C., FAST has now evolved into a comprehensive set of services and resources for […]

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