12 easy, effective habits to elevate your career as a newcomer

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 06:20:12 +0000

Once in a while, it’s good to revisit your goals for the year and see if they are aligned with your long-term prospects for career growth in Canada. Good work habits are essential for anyone who wants to succeed in his or her job, whatever the level. If you’re proactive about your future, you can […]

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List of pre-arrival programs for Canadian immigrants

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:19:43 +0000

Got your PR visa in hand? Take advantage of pre-arrival services before you land in Canada Congratulations! Your application to immigrate to Canada has been approved.  Fortunately for immigrants today, there are many pre-arrival services and workshops aimed at helping you get ready for the big move — and with more coming on the horizon. […]

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A newcomer’s dreams in Winnipeg

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 21:15:23 +0000

Young professional from India Amit Kalra shares his first six months in Canada The last year of my life has been a roller-coaster ride. Being a new immigrant in Canada, my voyage here has been full of surprises. I vividly remember the day, I received my passport with visa stamp on it, and I had […]

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Finding the place I belong — every place

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 19:26:36 +0000

Growing up in two cultures and finding my own identity along the way I was born in a tiny little village in India with a population of approximately 2,000 people. Everyone knew each other by their first name and the whole village was our community. It was the happiest childhood one could wish for. My […]

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Be the candidate everyone loves — and hires!

6 ways to go above and beyond the job interview Hiring managers are trained to look out for red flags that reveal whether a candidate will make the cut or not. Examples include, showing up late for the interview, not being appropriately dressed, talking poorly about the previous bosses, exaggerating answers and so on. But […]

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Four ways to prepare for post-secondary

For young adults, summer is typically spent preparing for college or university in the fall. If you are a parent or a student, lots of questions may be running through your mind about academics, campus life and what to expect in those first few months of school. It is an exciting time, but can also […]

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6 questions your references may be asked

How to ace the candidate reference check when looking for a job When Canadian hiring managers look for a great candidate to fill the required role, they know it’s easy to get swept up by a well-rounded resumé and impressive interview. While those are certainly a promising sign, to really understand whether you would be […]

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Are you a newcomer making yourself sick with worry?

A top-down approach to optimal health for immigrants Most of us who emigrate do well with the transition, despite the stressors and uncertainties that are inevitable with immigration and resettlement, according to Canadian Guidelines for Immigrant Health published in CMAJ (July 2011). These include challenges with leaving family members behind, changes in social and support […]

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