If you’re getting ready to start your job search in Canada, it’s important to understand the Canadian culture of networking. It’s estimated that 65-80% of job positions in Canada aren’t advertised publicly. Instead, they’re filled through the recruiters’ networks. As a newcomer, getting to know people and building your professional network from scratch can be a real challenge. Where do you even start? Right here.
We’ll discuss how to start building your network virtually and in-person and share tips on how to leverage your network to tap into the hidden job market and achieve your career goals in Canada.
- The benefits of networking for your job search
- Establishing professional trust to build meaningful relationships
- Tips for networking effectively through LinkedIn, coffee chats, and volunteering
- Leveraging your network to apply for jobs
Newcomers in pre-arrival.
- Shikha Bhuchar, Founder, Arrive
- Sonia Siddiqi, Online Services Coordinator, ACCES Employment
- Chris Gonsalvez, Senior Manager of Sourcing, RBC Ventures
Approximately an hour.