MentoryCity — A New Tool Help Careers Blossom

A new on-line tool is available for those who seek mentors and, for those offering mentorships, in career. The MentorCity.com is a complete package bringing both together. Whether you have just entered the labour force, or will be entering shortly, or are already in the labour force, a good mentor can help you realize your career dreams. Alternatively, you can also make your own life fulfilling … [Read more...]

The ‘Thank You’ Note After an Interview

We all know the importance of the cover letter and the resume. We also know the importance of making a good impression at the job interview. But there is also an important process to follow after the interview, according to some employers and career experts. Say Thank you. Not just while you leave a job interview, but even once you have reached home. The crucial points in the Thank … [Read more...]

Canadian Province Looks to Ireland to Fill Almost 300 Jobs | Irish News | IrishCentral

Source: Irish Central One of the most remote provinces in Canada is to seek almost 300 skilled workers in Ireland next month. The government of Saskatchewan and employers throughout the province will embark on a labour recruitment mission to Ireland in March. Premier Brad Wall and Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration Minister Rob Norris will participate in the trip to Dublin and … [Read more...]

Immigrants Looking for a Better Welcome in Canadian Workplaces – The Globe and Mail

  Nearly three-quarters of Toronto-area employers believe they have successful programs to integrate foreign-trained professionals into their workplaces, but only 49 per cent of immigrants say the places they have worked have policies that welcome new Canadians, a new study says. “While employers recognize the value of hiring new Canadians in our global economy, we’re finding workplace … [Read more...]

New Website Helps Immigrants, Employers Network for Jobs

A Canadian website has gone online offering help to immigrants, employers and community agencies to find each other in the jobs sector. The new site, at NetworkForImmigrants.ca, is part of the Professional Immigrant Networks Initiative (PINs) designed to bring the three parties together. The project is organized by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), Scotia Bank and the … [Read more...]

Foreign IT Specialist Program Extended

The Canadian government has extended for another three months the system that allows British Columbia to bring in foreign IT specialists without going through the usual work permit process. According to a statement by the Human Resources and Skills Development – the federal ministry that deals with human resource development – employers who want to bring in specialists to fill in positions in … [Read more...]

The Rising Demand for Qualified Personnel

There is an irony in the workplace: unemployment is growing but at the same time companies say they are finding it ever more difficult to find the right people for openings. This challenge faced by companies is a global issue, and appears to be particularly high in specialist jobs. This is according to a recent report by the global employment agency, Manpower. The US-based firm with global … [Read more...]

New Website to Help Jobseekers and Students

  Canada’s unemployment has been slow to go down after the recession, but what is surprising, or perhaps not surprising, is that many employers say they are struggling without qualified personnel. So, the Canadian government has come up with a new website. Running under workingincanada.gc.ca, the website is a treasure trove for those seeking jobs and for employers. The main search … [Read more...]

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