Articles and resources on finding a career in Canada.

CareerJanuary 6, 2022

Most in-demand jobs in Alberta for newcomers

The province of Alberta is well-known for its wealth of natural resources, including its productive oil sands. Alberta’s multicultural cities are a destination of choice for newcomers from all over the world. The government of Alberta regularly invites newcomers with the skills and experience to meet the province’s growing labour [...]

CareerJanuary 4, 2022

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 to [...]

CareerDecember 30, 2021

Most in-demand jobs in British Columbia (B.C.) for newcomers

British Columbia is Canada’s third most populous province after Ontario and Quebec, with a large portion of its residents living in the Lower Mainland, which includes the coastal city of Vancouver and surrounding municipalities. The province attracts newcomers from all over the world with its cultural diversity, career opportunities, and [...]

CareerDecember 29, 2021

Most in-demand jobs in Ontario for newcomers

Ontario is one of the most popular provinces among newcomers. Its cultural diversity, economic prosperity, and ever-growing job market are just some of the reasons newcomers from across the world choose to settle in Ontario.  The government of Ontario periodically invites newcomers with the skills and experience to meet the [...]

CareerDecember 23, 2021

The recipe for success in Canada: Hard work and perseverance

From an interview with Mitchell Cabrera. Mitchell Cabrera is a co-owner of The Night Baker, home of Toronto's best soft and chewy cookies. But he wasn’t always a baker. Mitchell graduated with honours from a prestigious university in the Philippines, with a double major in chemistry and computer engineering. He [...]

CareerDecember 20, 2021

Questions to ask the interviewer in a job interview: Tips for newcomers

As a newcomer, landing your first job in Canada requires a lot of preparation and patience. Before you start applying to job openings, you’ll need to invest time in crafting a Canadian-style resume, perfecting your elevator pitch, and building your professional network. Even with all this work, it can sometimes [...]

CareerDecember 10, 2021

Moving to Canada, moving between provinces, and moving your career forward

From an interview with Aishwarya Bhavsar, Senior Marketing Manager, MoveSnap, RBC Ventures. When Aishwarya Bhavsar enrolled at university to study engineering in India, she quickly learned two things: An engineering degree wasn’t for her, and she was a natural networker. So she applied her extroversion into organizing events, eventually moving [...]

CareerDecember 9, 2021

10 resume mistakes to avoid when applying for jobs in Canada

As a newcomer to Canada, applying for your first job can be stressful. The recruitment process may be different from what you’ve experienced back home and it can take some time to understand what will make your application stand out in Canada’s competitive job market. As you look for your [...]

CareerNovember 26, 2021

Understanding Canada: Get comfortable getting out of your comfort zone

From an interview with Amit Chauhun. Amit Chauhun is an account manager/project manager who works at a Toronto advertising agency and handles a large telecom client. In this role he’s had to learn the ins and outs of his client’s vast portfolio of products and services. As a newcomer from [...]

Moving to Canada: Culture shock and pleasant surprises

From an interview with Tunji Oyebola-Adeosun, Senior Manager, Enterprise Strategy and Transformation, RBC. Tunji Oyebola-Adeosun is an analytics guy, football fan, and avid chess player. He’s currently Senior Manager, Enterprise Strategy and Transformation at RBC. In Nigeria, Tunji battled recurring bouts of typhoid and malaria until 2017, when he finally [...]

CareerOctober 28, 2021

Tips on safely returning to the workplace during COVID-19

Over the past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Canadians have worked remotely. With over 81 per cent of Canadians fully vaccinated against COVID-19, employers and companies are slowly reopening workplaces and accepting employees back into the office.  But as a recent newcomer to Canada, you might have mixed [...]

CareerOctober 22, 2021

Bash on regardless: Reinventing yourself to succeed in Canada

From an interview with Vivek Duggal Vivek Duggal is a seasoned marketing communications professional—a consummate ad guy, with over 18 years agency experience in India and Dubai, including leading a team of 25 at one of India's largest agencies. When he decided to come to Canada just over three years [...]

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