There are many benefits to volunteering. However, newcomers who are still looking for paid work may question the value of working for free. Is volunteering worthwhile for skilled newcomers in Canada? Continue reading to learn how volunteering can help newcomers find career opportunities! Focus on a Specific Area While it’s always great to volunteer, newcomersRead more
Information Technology (I.T.) is quickly becoming one of the world’s most important job industries. Modern technology continues to improve and make our lives easier. As a result, the need for individuals with I.T. skills becomes greater as well. Continue reading to learn about some I.T. jobs in demand. Recommended blog: The Rise of Tech JobsRead more
While Calgary may have been known for oil and gas in the past, the city’s increasing involvement in technology has many calling it a “tech hub.” A distinction that is welcome news for many who are seeking employment in the sector. Continue reading to learn more about Calgary’s tech hub and how newcomers can takeRead more
For many job seekers, a resume is an essential tool that highlights one’s previous experiences. Newcomers to Canada can strategically use their resumes to showcase their previous experience that will attract potential employers. In a recent Career Loans webinar, Hanif Hemani, Managing Director at Express Employment Professionals, talked about how newcomers can build “traction” toRead more
Many skilled newcomers possess skills that are valuable to the Canadian workforce. However, the skills and qualifications of newcomers do not always transfer to the Canadian workplace. As a result, newcomers who wish to continue their careers in Canada may find themselves back at an entry-level position. However, with proper planning, newcomers can quickly returnRead more
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