Articles and resources on finding a career in Canada.

CareerMay 28, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Engineering

Engineering is an upcoming sector in Canada. A Labour Market Report published by Engineers Canada highlighted the nation’s growing need to replace retiring engineers, specifically civil, mechanical, electrical/electronic, and computer engineers. The report also stressed the importance of internationally-trained engineers, and Federal government immigration programs, such as the Express Entry [...]

CareerMay 28, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Project Management

Project management is an essential function among multiple industries such as construction, finance, and information technology, and is often regarded as an in-demand skill. In this article, we will help you understand how to analyze the scope for project management roles in Canada and make a successful transition to the [...]

CareerMay 28, 2020

Newcomer’s guide to starting your own business in Canada

Finding stability and having a source of income are goals that most newcomers have in mind as they plan their move to Canada. While a majority of them seek opportunities as an employee, some aspire to start their own business and become an employer. Navigating the process of setting up [...]

CareerMay 27, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Healthcare

A report from Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables on Health and Biosciences indicated that by 2025, Canada will double the size of the health and biosciences sector. The country is expected to become a top-three global hub by:  Leveraging and advancing innovative technologies,  Attracting and retaining capital, skills and talent, and  [...]

CareerMay 26, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Creative Arts and Design

The creative industry in Canada encompasses fine arts, commercial arts, advertising, photography, motion pictures, animation, web design, creative writing and more. Breaking into these highly competitive fields can be challenging for newcomers, especially for those whose first language is not English or French. Not surprisingly, newcomers also tend to lack [...]

CareerMay 22, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Engineering and Project Management

Engineering and project management are upcoming sectors in Canada. A Labour Market Report published by Engineers Canada highlighted the nation’s growing need to replace retiring engineers, specifically civil, mechanical, electrical/electronic, and computer engineers. The report also stressed the importance of internationally-trained engineers, and Federal government immigration programs, such as the [...]

CareerMay 21, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Sales and Marketing

Newcomers to Canada often find that sales and marketing are competitive fields to break into, especially for those whose first language is not English or French. Newcomers also tend to lack a deep knowledge of the local Canadian culture, traditions, and the overall landscape, which is often a basic [...]

CareerMay 13, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Finance, Accounting, Insurance, and Investment

The financial services sector in Canada comprises many roles related to the fields of accounting, insurance, and investment. In March 2020, The Conference Board of Canada released a report which highlighted Toronto as the second-largest financial centre in North America and the seventh-largest globally, in employment. Many newcomers to Canada [...]

CareerMay 11, 2020

Canada job market analysis: Information Technology (IT)

Technology is a growing sector in Canada, driving employment and innovation. With approximately 37,000 companies and $160 billion CAD in revenue, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) terms the IT industry as the engine of growth and people often refer to Toronto, one of the IT hubs of Canada, [...]

CareerMay 8, 2020

Find your opportunity and be prepared to take it

From an interview with Dafe Oraka – Manager, Enterprise Decision Support, RBC.   Dafe Oraka was a successful investment banker in Nigeria. He had built his network and was doing very well. There was no urgent need to leave, but looking into the future, he asked himself, “Where can I [...]

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