When the lockdown due to COVID-19 started, our partners at NewCanadiansTV started organizing live webinars in a series called Café New Canadians. The idea is to broadcast virtual chats packed with expert tips, information, and resources on how to best utilize your time at home. Guest speakers are subject matter experts and successful immigrants with inspiring stories who have lots to share – from boosting productivity when working from home to upskilling for that dream job, acing video interviews to virtual networking 101, and exploring Canada as a newcomer while staying indoors. The Founder of UnstoppableMe, Miguel Abascal, and the [...]
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This article was written by our guest author, Jody Yvonne, Director of Communications at ACCES Employment. During the COVID-19 crisis in Canada, we have heard many stories of Canadians rallying to help the most vulnerable in our society get through these difficult times. Canada’s refugee population is facing particular challenges during this pandemic. Refugees are fleeing their home countries because of war, trauma, political instability, and any number of difficult circumstances and looking for a better life in Canada. Many of them are dealing with housing, food, and financial crises and finding employment can be difficult, especially now. IKEA [...]
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The concept of ‘No Canadian experience’ is a myth perpetuated by those who know you will admit it and then walk away. The next time you hear such a statement, counter that notion with solid reasons why employers could benefit from the diverse skills and talents you have as well the value of your international experience. This webinar helps you identify strategies to overcome your lack of Canadian experience. It focuses on the value you will bring to employers and why your international experience is a competitive advantage. It offers insights on how to refocus your resume, cover letter, and [...]