7 blogging rules to promote yourself in today’s job market

Content is still king, and a blog can be the key to get you to your dream job faster. Yes, savvy jobseekers are putting their skills to the test and blogging their way to rapid success. If you already have a blog, you already know that it’s a great way to establish your personal brand, […]

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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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 Is my English good enough for success in post-secondary studies?

Want to further your post-secondary education but not sure your English skills are quite good enough to succeed academically? There are a few things to consider when you are evaluating whether you have the needed language skills. What you will study The discipline you choose and the level you intend to achieve are two key […]

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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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Two immigrant winners receive 2017 Lilian To Bursaries at Ashton College

Two outstanding newcomers have received a 2017 Lilian To Bursary for Immigrants at Ashton College, co-sponsored by Canadian Immigrant magazine. The bursaries cover full-time tuition for the Ashton program of their choice. And the winners are: Jaime Joel Monje and Qaiser Jamil.  Jaime Joel Monje Jaime Joel Monje first came to Canada in 2013 as […]

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New research says immigrant entrepreneurs see starting a business as desirable, but barriers persist

A new research report, Immigrant Entrepreneurship: Barriers and Facilitators to Growth, from Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute shows that a substantial proportion of new Canadians are attracted to entrepreneurship as a desirable career choice (73 per cent), but the reasons may be different than for Canadian-born entrepreneurs. More than half of the immigrant respondents acknowledged that they […]

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The art of self-promotion: 5 ways to stand out in the job market

In the age of social media, there are many more options for job candidates to stand out and make an impact other than just submitting a resumé. If you want to be successful in landing the job you want, here are a few things to consider. The personal brand Everything starts and falls with personal […]

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Ascend Canada conference encourages Pan-Asian professionals to ‘innovate to differentiate’

Ascend Canada, a non-profit Pan-Asian organization with a mission to advance pan-Asian talent, held its sixth Annual Fall Conference on October 12, featuring interactive workshops and thought-provoking panel discussions on the theme of “Innovate to Differentiate.” Ascend Canada, which offers programming throughout the year to develop leadership skills, and provide mentoring and networking opportunities, brought […]

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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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