Employment services help newcomers adapt to what Canadian employers expect

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:14:20 +0000

Though Canada still names immigration as a priority in helping the economy recover from coronavirus, barriers still remain between newcomers and job opportunities. New immigrants entering the job market may be faced with credential recognition issues. Language or cultural barriers may affect newcomers’ confidence or their ability to communicate with their employers and colleagues. They […]

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More than 500,000 jobs went unfilled across Canada in first three months of 2019

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:25:14 +0000

The number of job vacancies in Canada rose again in the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, with increases reported in six provinces and the territory of Nunavut.  Job vacancies in the first quarter of 2019 hit 506,000, an increase of 44,000 over the same period in 2018, making […]

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This Ontario city has Canada’s lowest unemployment rate

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:41:32 +0000

The unemployment rate in Guelph, Ontario, was the lowest in Canada once again last month, maintaining a trend that’s attracting an increasing number of immigrants to the so-called “Royal City.”   Located 100 kilometres west of Toronto, the city of nearly 132,000 people had an unemployment rate of just 2.2 per cent last month — the […]

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