Free Webinar from Windmill Microlending: 7 Things Newcomers Need to Know about Student Loans and Grants

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 21:28:47 +0000

As a newcomer, you may be considering returning to school to further your career. There are many benefits to gaining a Canadian credential, but it can be expensive. Many financing options are available, but each one has different costs, rules for qualifying and terms. The wrong option could cost thousands of dollars extra in interest […]

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From tech to trucking to health care: Canada’s most in-demand jobs for skilled immigrants and refugees

Credit to Author: Windmill Microlending| Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 11:30:04 +0000

This moment in the Canadian labour market is like few in the country’s history. Skilled immigrants and refugees, along with their knowledge, talents and experience, are in high demand in every part of Canada. Numerous sectors are looking for employees who can help their businesses grow, innovate and deliver critical services to their clients. This […]

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Is a career change in your future? Now could be the time to rethink your Canadian dream

Credit to Author: Windmill Microlending| Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2022 12:16:44 +0000

It’s understandable that newcomers, in particular, would be thinking about switching careers as it has been reported that approximately six in 10 immigrants are unsatisfied with their current employment in Canada. This may be due to compensation, working conditions or lack of career advancement opportunities. For immigrants and refugees, the decision to change careers can […]

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4 tips to achieve career success as a new immigrant to Canada

Credit to Author: Windmill Microlending| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 11:48:00 +0000

For newcomers, one of the priorities upon arriving in Canada is establishing your career. It is a significant step to launching your life in your new country. Major life goals such as car or home ownership or saving for retirement become possible when your career potential in Canada is unleashed. To set your Canadian career […]

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Networking your way to success

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 14:18:09 +0000

Building relationships as a newcomer is important for your career growth in Canada  When launching your career in Canada as a skilled immigrant or refugee, the relationships you make along the way can mean all the difference. You may have arrived in your new country with a long list of skills and experiences, but you […]

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Time for a career change

Credit to Author: Nicole Enright-Morin| Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 12:08:31 +0000

If you’re thinking of pursuing a new direction for your career, here are some tips and advice to help you decide There is only one constant in life and that’s change. Change can be scary, especially when it comes to your career. But it can also be exciting and lead to new opportunities. Studies show […]

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Your resumé needs to stand out from the competition

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2022 12:00:32 +0000

Here’s how to customize it to capture the attention of Canadian employers Canadian job search norms are different from other countries. This is particularly true for resumés and why often, skilled immigrants feel their resumés are ignored. They may not even get a reply, let alone an interview So, what is the best way to […]

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What you need to succeed in the “new normal”

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 12:00:12 +0000

Seven skills immigrants should develop to thrive in today’s business environment The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way organizations across Canada do business. Two years ago, when the pandemic began, there was a belief that things would return to normal quickly. Today, it appears the world of work will never be the same. Remote and […]

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How to gain the competitive edge you need to succeed

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 12:00:30 +0000

Some sectors in Canada, like marketing, visual design and other creative fields, can be highly competitive. This makes it very important to set yourself — and your skills — apart. There are abundant opportunities in the Canadian labour market right now. But not all industries are created equal. Some sectors are very competitive with lots […]

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Newcomer support is all around you

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 12:00:48 +0000

Looking for resources on career success in Canada? Here are seven places to turn to for help on your journey. A newcomer’s journey in Canada starts with many questions about finding a job. Fortunately, there is an abundance of free programs and services geared toward helping people find employment. Here are some places to turn […]

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