Job hunting for foreign trained professionals in Canada

How and where to obtain Canadian experience for foreign trained professionals and skilled immigrants on the journey to employment in their chosen …

The type of visa that one needs in order to work in Canada typically requires analyzing the position that the worker will fill and the qualifications of the worker. Below are the most common work visa categories and the general criteria for such visas.

  • Visa for Specialty Workers
  • Health Professionals and Registered Nurses
  • Visas for Temporary or Seasonal Workers
  • Visa for Trainees
  • Visas for Investors, Business Owner and Entrepreneurs
  • Visas for Executives, Managers, Intracompany Transferees
  • Foreign Nationals with Extraordinary Ability
  • Cultural Exchange Program Participants
  • TN for US  and Mexican citizens*

 

The TN classification applies to a US or Mexican citizen seeking admission as a “professional” temporarily under the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”). TN employment must be in a profession listed in Appendix 1603.0.1 to NAFTA and the TN employee must possess the credentials required.

How to get the visa?

First , it’s important to understand that for  anyone to obtain a work visa, the process is that you Must 1ST find a ‘visa job or offer with a company that will sponsor (apply) your visa.

ONLY AFTER you have succesfully found and secured your visa job (sponsorship)- Your new visa employer can then file your visa application forms with Canada Immigration. To find visa jobs- click here
Therefore, the fist and most challenging stage in the process is finding and securing a visa job with an visa sponsoring company.
*individuals can Not apply for their own work visa- Only your new employer company can.

*applying to jobs and companies that do not sponsor work visa is a waste of your time!

Where to find jobs?

 
From About.com You learn that some of below hot jobs have significant educational and/or experience requirements, others don’t in Canada. If you are qualified, now’s the time to get going on your job search! If you are not qualified yet, keep in mind that these occupations will continue to grow for at least the next ten years. So, you have plenty of time to prepare for a career change. Take a look at the available opportunities to see which If you are qualified, then consider your options for the future. Start your online job search here:   OneStop Job Center

•Home health aides
•Network systems and data communications analysts
•Medical assistants
•Physician assistants
•Computer software engineers
•Physical therapist assistants
•Dental hygienists
•Computer software engineers
•Dental assistants
•Personal and home care aides
•Retail salespersons
•Registered nurses
•Postsecondary teachers
•Customer service representatives
•Janitors and cleaners
•Waiters and waitresses
•Combined food preparation and serving workers
•Home health aides
•Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
•General and operations managers

  1. Dear sir/ma’am,
    This is Sheela the International Councellor Of New Unique Educational
    Consulatncy. This institute has been providing services to Nepalese
    clients since 4 years.
    The services that we provide are councelling to the students about abroad
    study in different countries, NCLEX/CGFNS classess to the Nurses. We also
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    At present We are going to extend our program to Canada. We have many
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    With best regards
    Sheela Upadhyaya
    International Councellor
    New unique Educational Consulatncy
    Chabahill, Kathmandu.
    Nepal

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