There is more than one reason why workers want to change their careers. You could be thinking changing your career to pursue your true passion; maybe you are looking for a change or perhaps you are moving to a new country in which your skills set needs to be reassessed and evaluated to make sure that they are compliant with the regulations at your new workplace and to guarantee your safety and the safety of the people who surround you at work and the public who depend on your services.
Before arriving in Saskatchewan, Reyaine Mendoza was a privacy lawyer for five years in the Philippines. Like many newcomers, Reyaine had expectations and goals of continuing her professional practice in Canada. Unfortunately, many skilled newcomers cannot find suitable career options because some Canadian employers may not recognize their international credentials. As a result, Reyaine is unable to practice in her desired career in Canada.
It’s a situation almost every newcomer arriving in Canada faces: a professional, credible, reputable landlord will screen you as a prospective tenant. So, relax. Here is why they do it – they want to ensure that you can pay the rental price on time and that you are not getting yourself in over your head.
Founded in 1870, Manitoba means “where the spirit lives” in the languages of the Indigenous people who first lived in the region. Commonly referred to as ‘Friendly Manitoba,’ the province’s urban and rural communities are diverse and welcoming. It is also dubbed as a “keystone” province due to its geographical shape and and central position in Canada.
Toronto Public Library (TPL) is here to help as you begin the process of immigration, as well as over the longer term. If you are planning to live in Toronto, here are some of the ways TPL can help as you go through the many steps of your settlement journey.
It is often overlooked that the immigration process is ultimately like moving but to another country, and this can create unique and particular challenges to which newcomers must continually adjust and adapt. It is an exciting new chapter in life, but it can quickly become exhausting.
You may have already started to connect with employers online. Now’s the time to maximize these networks and land a job!
To reach career success and avoid a delay in working in their fields, skilled immigrants should research the career they intend to pursue in Canada and develop a success plan that incorporates the time required to obtain their license.
When reviewing job postings many would come across a requirement to be able to “communicate effectively both written and orally”. In job search, your writing would give hiring managers the first glimpse into your communication and self-presentation skills.
Applying for jobs by submitting your resume and not hearing back from employers can be a frustrating process. To change this, start making small adjustments to your resume that can help you start getting responses from employers.