Looking for a Job in ALL Canadian Wrong Places?
Finding a job is one of the major factors in a successful immigration plan. Set up winning conditions by being prepared before your country’s departure and succesful arrival in Canada.
- Acquiring good knowledge of French before arriving in Canada,
particularly if you going to live in any area of Québec.
- Having knowledge of English.
- Finding out early on about the conditions for practicing your profession or trade
- Contacting the regulatory body for your profession or trade to find out about the conditions that apply to your specific situation and to begin the accreditation process before your arrival, if possible.
- Creating a network of personal and professional contacts as soon as you arrive or even earlier, during exploratory visits to Canada or Québec.
- Learning interview and writing techniques that will enable you to compile a curriculum vitae as customary in Canada-style or Québec-style and highlight your potential, experience and training.
- Acquainting yourself with workplace values in Canada or Québec
- Finding out early on about the job opportunities in your field and in the various regions of Canada or if you going to live in Québec.
- Accepting a job other than the one you were seeking or one involving less responsibility, while you acquire Canadian or Québec experience or obtain training.
To learn more
Étude L’insertion en emploi des travailleurs admis au Québec en vertu de la grille de sélection de 1996 (PDF, 576 Kb) (Summary report on the occupational integration of workers admitted to Québec on the basis of the 1996 selection grid)
Marisol Diaz has been writing on legal research and Canada immigration law since 2006.
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