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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 [...]

CareerFeb 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, […]

CareerJan 22, 2019

Webinar: How to master your interview and get the job

Job interviews are an excellent opportunity for potential employers to find the best candidate who fits the role and has skills that align with company needs. At the same time, interviews are also a good medium for candidates to meet with the employer, ask questions, and gauge if they like […]

CareerJan 10, 2019

Kapil Sharma’s journey to finding his dream job in Canada

In this new series of posts, we will look at success stories of three newcomers who found employment in the field of their choice.  Our hope is that these stories will inspire, motivate, and help you build a positive outlook towards your job search. The first success story will focus […]

CareerDec 12, 2018

How to write an effective cover letter

In my previous post, I provided tips and techniques on how to write a resume for the Canadian job market. Now, I am going to take us a step further and share my experiences in writing cover letters. In a majority of situations, while applying for a job, candidates are […]

CareerDec 3, 2018

How to write a resume for the Canadian job market

For most newcomers in Canada, one of the top priorities is to find a job in the field of their choice. In this article, I will review my best practices for resume writing, which is one of the first steps in finding your dream job. With this post, my objective […]

CareerDec 3, 2018

Gaurav Agarwal: Creating my own opportunities for a better life

Contributor: Gaurav Agarwal Account Manager, Business and Commercial Banking, RBC Uprooting your life and deciding to immigrate to Canada is not an easy decision, but the prospects of a better life for my family, coupled with  excitement to work in North American markets, made that decision easier for me and […]

CareerNov 23, 2018

Where to build your network in Canada

by Nerissa Fernandes In How to build your network (Part 1) we covered the basics of networking. In this blog, let’s dive deeper into how to start building your network and explore the various channels for networking. Online networking vs offline networking Networking can happen both, in online and offline environments […]

CareerNov 16, 2018

How to build your network in Canada: The basics

by Nerissa Fernandes Most newcomers that land in Canada and start their job search often hear the word “networking” and are told that it’s vital in securing a job. However, not many immigrants are fully aware of what ‘networking’ actually entails and what are the various positive outcomes from networking. In […]

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