Moving to a new country is a life-altering event, and looking for a new job can be a source of anxiety. We constantly hear reports of highly-skilled immigrants struggling to find jobs, even as immigration levels continue to increase. In this article, we want to encourage economic newcomers to be confident and equipped toRead more
Every year, Canada welcomes increasing number of skilled migrants pouring in from all the corners of the world. Most are highly skilled in regulated and unregulated occupations with many years of experience under their belt. However, Canada still reports a shortage of labour in most occupations. Internationally-educated or trained immigrants are less likely to workRead more
Congratulations, you have finally received the call-back to interview for your dream job in Canada! You have researched the company, prepared for all the tricky interview questions, and even planned out your commute to the venue. But have you considered if you are dressed appropriately for the interview? The right clothes and appearance can notRead more
As a new Canadian, most of us are aware of the basic steps to finding a job- networking, customizing your resume, using social media, etc. But what if your dream job is never even posted? The “hidden job market” is a term used to describe jobs that are unlisted and not advertised on traditionalRead more
Stellar communication skills are the cornerstone of any professional career. The tricky part about communication skills is that they are measured by the culture you live in. That is why, as a newcomer to Canada, you may need to adapt your skills to the hosting workplace culture. Small-talk is one of the communication skills youRead more
Career Loans provides career counselling and micro loans to Internationally Trained Individuals in regulated and non-regulated occupations and trades, who are looking to return to their chosen profession.