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CareerSeptember 2, 2019

How to craft an impressive elevator pitch to enhance your personal brand

As a newcomer in Canada, you might feel nervous while introducing yourself at professional networking events or at job interviews. However, being well-prepared with an ‘elevator pitch’ will help calm those nerves!  Elevator pitches, as the name implies, are short (20-30 seconds or approximately 75 words) introductory speeches to introduce [...]

Daily Life in CanadaAugust 28, 2019

Frequently unanswered questions by newcomers

Contributor: Sean Mathews (Strategy Consultant, RBC Ventures) Over the years, starting from when I first arrived in Canada, I’ve met many newcomers and learnt about the challenges encountered in the job search process and the Canadian workplace. One that has not been discussed, and turns up again and again is [...]

FinanceAugust 27, 2019

Investing in Canada 101: Planning for your future

Whether you are looking to purchase your first car, build an emergency fund, or save for your children’s tuition, investing is key to achieving your financial goals. Investing ensures present and long-term financial security for you and your family. In Canada, there are many investment options to help you save [...]

Daily Life in CanadaAugust 23, 2019

Nothing worth having comes easy: Varun’s story

My name is Varun Chandrasekar and I’m from Chennai, India. I moved to Toronto in 2016 to pursue an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. Back in India, I graduated with a Communications degree and worked in advertising for four years. Currently, I work with RBC as a Marketing [...]

Top 7 tips for first-time renters in Winnipeg

Winnipeg is Manitoba’s capital and largest city in the province — one of the three prairie provinces (others being Alberta and Saskatchewan) of Canada. While there are nearly 240 neighbourhoods in Winnipeg, downtown Winnipeg is the city’s economic core and also the fastest-growing high income neighbourhood. With an increased newcomer [...]

CareerAugust 16, 2019

Switching industries takes connections and patience: Jean’s story

My name is Jean Koshy and I arrived in Canada in July 2017. I am a marketing and branding specialist with more than a decade of experience. I have an MBA in Marketing and Communications and in the past, I’ve worked with Commercial Bank in Qatar. Currently, I am employed [...]

CareerFebruary 26, 2019

Job search checklist for newcomers to Canada

As newcomers start planning their move to Canada, one of the top concerns shared is related to job search and employment. The most common query we receive is how to be better prepared and/or find a job before landing. If you’ve decided on your landing date and are moving soon, […]

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