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FinanceOctober 15, 2019

Newcomer entrepreneurs: How to set goals for your business plan

Author: Joyce Pang [This post was adapted from BDC’s series for Entrepreneurial Success in accordance with Arrive’s upcoming webinar collaboration with BDC for newcomer entrepreneurs.] Establishing goals for your business plan involves reflection into what makes your business stand out, and what you want its future to be. Every business [...]

FinanceOctober 9, 2019

Top 4 tips for newcomer entrepreneurs in Canada

This article was originally featured on the RBC Discover Blog Series and has been adapted for the Arrive Hub.  For newcomers wanting to start a business, there can be a few unique challenges in the beginning; limited contacts in Canada, language barriers, familiarity with business practices, and access to credit [...]

CareerOctober 4, 2019

Winning as an immigrant entrepreneur: Gelaine’s story

My name is Gelaine Santiago and I’m a social entrepreneur, an online storyteller, and a passionate advocate for diversity and ethics in business. I was born in the Philippines and my family immigrated to Canada when I was three. I was recently named one of RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrants [...]

CareerSeptember 30, 2019

Networking effectively to build your personal brand

In our recent blogs, we’ve written about the meaning of personal branding, the process of creating a personal brand, and discussed one of the most important assets of personal branding—an elevator pitch. As a newcomer in Canada, networking events present you with a great opportunity to showcase your personal brand [...]

CareerSeptember 27, 2019

Patience and persistence paid off settling in Canada: Mudit’s story

My name is Mudit Sadana and I moved to Canada in July, 2019. I am a software engineer with over six years of experience in developing high performance, high availability, mission critical software systems using web technologies. During my journey to Canada, I was constantly told that the job market [...]

CareerSeptember 20, 2019

Finding career opportunities as a freelancer in Toronto: Vasudha’s story

My name is Vasudha Sharma; I’m from India, and I moved to Canada in April, 2016. I’m a graduate in journalism and mass communication. After moving to Canada, I enrolled in a three-month writing course at George Brown College to familiarize myself with local industry best practices. Even with seven [...]

FinanceSeptember 19, 2019

Top four challenges faced by international students

This article was originally featured on the RBC Discover Blog Series.  Canada attracts students from all parts of the globe — China to India to Korea to France — making it a multicultural haven. According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) student data, in 2018, there were 572,000 international [...]

Daily Life in CanadaHousingSeptember 9, 2019

Top 7 tips for first time renters in Vancouver

Guest Writer: Joyce Pang    Rated as one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver is seen as a destination for those moving to Canada, especially given the beautiful setting between the North Shore mountains and the coastal landscape. Among the backdrop of nature, it is also among [...]

CareerSeptember 6, 2019

Iterate and learn with each job application: Komal’s story

My name is Komal Preet Kaur; I’m from New Delhi, India and I moved to Canada in October 2017. I have a Masters degree in Operations Research from the University of Delhi and over a decade of experience in data analytics — marketing, collections, and credit risk analytics working with [...]

FinanceSeptember 5, 2019

Arrive ‘Guides’: Your go-to resource for life in Canada

When moving to Canada, a majority of newcomers spend considerable time researching a variety of topics ranging from settlement to finance to career. This research typically involves general search queries on Google or talking to friends, family and acquaintances who have settled in Canada or scanning various online immigration forums [...]

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