Articles and resources on finding a career in Canada.

CareerSep 6, 2023

How to leverage job fairs to land your first job in Canada

As a newcomer, landing your first job in Canada is a huge accomplishment, but getting there is no easy task. The process—from searching for employment opportunities to preparing for interviews—can be daunting and time-consuming. Job fairs can be an opportunity to consolidate your search efforts and shorten the time [...]

CareerAug 10, 2023

10 in-demand trade jobs in Canada for newcomers

Canada faces a significant shortage of tradespeople across many occupations and industries. The government’s Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) helps attract experienced tradespeople from different parts of the world to live and work in Canada permanently and bridge some of these labour gaps. Unlike in some countries where trades [...]

CareerJul 19, 2023

How to use the STAR method to ace your job interview in Canada

As a newcomer to Canada, getting to the interview stage in your job search after weeks or months of networking, reviewing job listings, and submitting resumes can be exciting. Now, you’re much closer to landing the job you want, but there are still a few crucial steps left.  To [...]

CareerJul 12, 2023

How to write a post-interview thank you note in Canada (with examples)

You just wrapped up your first big job interview in Canada. Things went quite well, but there are still many steps to go, and the employer is likely still meeting other candidates. As the hiring manager shortlists candidates for the second and third rounds of interviews, your objective should be [...]

CareerStudyingJul 5, 2023

Networking 101: How to network as an international student in Canada

As an international student planning to work in Canada after you graduate, building your professional network will provide the support you need during your job search and as you progress through your career. Depending on your personality, networking can either sound exciting or overwhelming. Regardless of how you feel [...]

CareerJun 28, 2023

10 newcomer tips to find a job in Canada

Finding your first job in Canada as a newcomer isn’t always easy. Navigating your way through a new job market and work culture requires preparation and dedicated effort. Whether it’s building your network, perfecting your resume, or getting some much-needed Canadian experience, there’s a lot you should be doing [...]

CareerImmigrationMay 24, 2023

How to immigrate to Canada as an engineer

As Canada’s economy grows, the demand for engineers across various fields has increased. Engineers in Canada are well-respected for their knowledge and the role they play in shaping the future of infrastructure, information and communication technology, environmental sustainability, manufacturing, and more. Whether you recently qualified as an engineer abroad [...]

CareerMay 17, 2023

How to find agriculture jobs in Canada as a newcomer

Each year, thousands of foreign workers are drawn to Canada’s farming sector. As a foreign resident, getting a farming job in Canada can be a great opportunity to multiply your earnings, enjoy a good quality of life, and contribute to the growth of Canada’s agriculture industry.  Although the primary [...]

CareerMay 4, 2023

Most in-demand jobs in Quebec for newcomers

As the only primarily French-speaking province in Canada, Quebec is culturally distinct from other provinces and territories. For many Francophone newcomers, settling in Quebec is an obvious choice and the province welcomes between 30,000 and 50,000 newcomers each year. The provincial government invites newcomers with the skills and experience [...]

CareerImmigrationApr 5, 2023

Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP): Immigrating to Canada

For foreign tradespeople planning to move to Canada permanently, the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) under Express Entry is an attractive immigration program. The FSTP’s high intake targets, ease of application, and quick processing times make it attractive to newcomers with trade experience across the world. However, applying for [...]

CareerImmigrationMar 29, 2023

How to immigrate to Canada as a doctor

Physicians and surgeons are integral to Canada’s healthcare system. The country faces a shortage of trained doctors across many areas of medical expertise, and consequently, the demand for foreign-trained doctors has never been higher.  Whether you recently completed your medical education abroad or have several years of experience as [...]