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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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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What it takes to be an entrepreneur according to RBC Entrepreneur Award winner Ajay Virmani

Ajay Virmani has always been an entrepreneur at heart and has had the career journey to prove it. When he first arrived in Canada from New Delhi, he had humble beginnings as a window washer, then a brief stint as a life insurance salesman before eventually switching gears to work in transport. This move took […]

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Why emotional intelligence is vital for career advancement  

As a potential candidate, you might look great on paper, but do you have the emotional intelligence it takes to be a great addition to your employer’s team? How well you do in your career and life is not determined by how high your IQ is, but rather your EQ. So, what’s the difference between […]

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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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Boost your Career with a Professional Designation

The right credentials could help you land that big promotion Are you stuck in your job? Getting a promotion or moving into a new field can be difficult for anyone, but new Canadians may find it particularly challenging. On top of competing against other qualified candidates, they often encounter additional hurdles, such as a lack […]

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The First Step Towards a New Career in Canada

Get certified for success in your chosen profession SPONSORED CONTENT  You made your decision. You said your goodbyes. Now you’re here in Canada, full of optimism and searching for work. Chances are you arrived with a post-secondary degree, experience in your field and good references. But if you’re like many newcomers to Canada, you may […]

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The First Step Towards a New Career in Canada: Get certified for success in your chosen profession

  SPONSORED CONTENT  You made your decision. You said your goodbyes. Now you’re here in Canada, full of optimism and searching for work. Chances are you arrived with a post-secondary degree, experience in your field and good references. But if you’re like many newcomers to Canada, you may initially find it difficult landing a job […]

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First step toward a new career in Canada: get certified for success in your chosen profession

SPONSORED CONTENT  You made your decision. You said your goodbyes. Now you’re here in Canada, full of optimism and searching for work. Chances are you arrived with a post-secondary degree, experience in your field and good references. But if you’re like many newcomers to Canada, you may initially find it difficult landing a job in […]

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