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 and there are many platforms/forums that can help you with this goal.…

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 this three-part series, I will share my experience on How to build…

Arrive hosts a Newcomer meetup with IT and Business professionals from RBC

It is a well-known fact that up to 65-85% of the jobs in Canada are not posted online. These positions constitute the “hidden job market,” which refers to positions that are filled without the employer advertising the job opening publicly. These positions can only be accessed through connections and professional networking. Some other helpful outcomes from impactful networking can be: introductions to…

Visit Arrive at the Newcomers Canada Career and Settlement Fair

Saturday, 20 October 2018, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PMMetro Toronto Convention Centre North Building, Lower Level 255 Front Street West The thought of immigrating to Canada can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time. To most, moving to a new country means feeling a deep sense of anxiety due to the amount of information and activities required to be done,…

Webinar: 5 Winning LinkedIn Strategies for Newcomers

As a newcomer, coming to Canada and finding a job can sometimes be a challenging experience. There are so many steps to take towards being workplace ready for the Canadian job market. Through this webinar series, Arrive, in collaboration with Canada’s largest bank, the Royal Bank of Canada, is here to help. Did you know that LinkedIn is the top networking site…

Rahul Mantri: Building a life as a newcomer in Canada

Contributor: Rahul Mantri Sr. Manager, Partnerships and Analytics, RBC Ventures Getting a Permanent Residence (PR) approval letter is a major milestone and one that sets in motion a long list of activities and decisions. My wife, Swati, and I debated for a long time on the best time to land in Canada and where to settle. Drawing on friends and family’s network…