Agility is today’s key soft skill for success

The ability to change quickly is what employers are looking for in an ever-changing workplace Not only is change happening every day, it is now happening at a faster pace and gets more challenging with each passing day. Hence, the new buzzword is agility. Organizations are recognizing the need to employ people who display agile […]

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The “Stay Warm” Winter Guide for Canadian Newcomers (Part 1)

Enjoy all the season has to offer while staying warm Every new immigrant has to get through it: that first Canadian winter. Temperatures well below freezing, snow blizzards and high winds can all seem daunting — if not downright terrifying — but it doesn’t have to be! Surviving your first winter in Canada can be […]

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Trump wants a fix to ‘lax’ immigration after New York attack

Trump wants a fix to 'lax' immigration after New York attack

WASHINGTON, United States — US President Donald Trump said Monday that a bomb attack by a 27-year-old from Bangladesh on New York’s subway system underscored the “urgent need” for Congress to enact immigration reform. Three people were slightly injured after the attacker’s pipe bomb exploded only partially, while the suspect was sent to a hospital […]

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Reflect on 2017, move ahead in 2018: tips from columnist Ivy Chiu

As 2017 approaches year end, the opportunity to reflect on the year that has past, and set new goals for 2018 is a way to start the New Year off right. In Canada, a common tradition at the end of each year is to set New Year’s resolutions; these are personal goals or commitments that […]

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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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Closing the immigrant wage gap: is speaking English important?

Statistics Canada has released new data from the 2016 census that shows more than any other G8 country, Canada is a nation of immigrants. One in five Canadians (21.9 per cent to be exact) were born in another country. Immigration is a significant component of Canada’s population growth and evolving demographic composition. The census data […]

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