Start your career in Canada as a freelancer, says contract work expert

So, you are a recent immigrant and seeking employment. You have probably already heard all the right advice. Design a great resumé. Send out effective cover letters. Create a full online profile, and network, network, network. You are doing it all, but not getting the offers you want. One way to turn things around is […]

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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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Canadian immigrants who made it big share their best tips for entrepreneurial newcomers

Want to know what it takes to succeed in business? Who better to ask than Canadian immigrant business leaders who have overcome their own challenges as immigrant entrepreneurs to make it big? For Small Business Month this October,  business success stories like Maninder Dhaliwal, Robert Herjavec, Karim Hakimi and others share their business wisdom.   Maninder […]

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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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Jobs outlook looks positive in Canada

What direction is the Canadian labour market going? Canadian Immigrant takes a look at current stats, and some of the in-demand professions today and for the future. A positive path To look at the numbers, the jobs outlook in Canada is moving down a positive path. This spring, the labour market saw a strong wave […]

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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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Automation at work: future-proof your career

It’s no secret that technology is playing an increasingly bigger role in our work and life — whether it is how you order your lunch at a fast-food restaurant, how you purchase a phone, how you communicate with loved ones or how you do your job. Technological advancements are everywhere and more are coming by […]

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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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