My experience with switching careers and working at Arrive

Contributor: Nerissa FernandesContent Lead, Arrive, RBC Ventures I was blessed to have gotten a job offer before I moved to Canada but what’s even interesting is that this job found me! I started working with Arrive in August 2018 as a Content Lead and I’m truly enjoying being part of a team that’s dedicated to transforming the newcomer experience in Canada. It…

Renting in downtown Toronto: The research

For most newcomers, one of the major and most important tasks after landing is finding a permanent place to live. After hearing quite a few horror stories, I decided that information and research were my best friends and was able to secure a condo in downtown Toronto within a week. My reasons for choosing to live downtown were fairly straightforward and simple:…

Arrive and RBC go beyond with their work for newcomers to Canada

Arrive is proud to be part of RBC, winner of the Employer Award for Newcomer Employment 2019. Yesterday, RBC was acknowledged for helping newcomers advance in their careers by overcoming various labour market barriers and improving their overall settlement experience in Canada. Find out more about the award here. Arrive reimagines the world of newcomer assistance in a way that challenges the…

Top 5 questions in every newcomer’s mind

Newcomers in Canada or those moving to Canada soon usually have a lot of questions related to their move as well as a career in Canada. Prior to my move, I had a ton of questions too and spent a lot of time searching for answers online. The Arrive team has been interacting with newcomers and guiding them for a while now…

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, check out Arrive’s easy-to-follow timeline and task list: 16 weeks to arrival…

Meet Arrive 2.0

Over the past year, Arrive has been working to solve issues faced by newcomers and help them succeed in Canada. For most people, moving to a new country often entails starting over professionally and personally. Arrive aims to help newcomers by opening new social and professional opportunities to accelerate their ability to make Canada home. With that goal in mind, Arrive is…