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Jobs: The Informational Interview

By Efim Cheinis and Dale Sproule This is a chapter from the book the authors are writing called The Canadian Job Market Guide for Newcomers This is a chapter from the book the authors are writing called The Canadian Job Market Guide for…

Jobs: Finding Employment in Engineering

Who hires engineers? It’s almost easier to say who doesn’t. Engineers are the cogs who keep the wheels of industry turning. Getting natural resources out of the ground requires water resources engineers, forest engineers, metallurgical,…

Jobs: Helping Diversity-at-Work…Work!

Every year, Canada becomes “home” to over 260,000 newcomers. People who come to Canada from all over the world call it home because of the potential Canada offers them and because of the ability of Canadians to embrace and work with…

Job Hunting: Cover Me!

When I was applying for jobs during the recession in the 1980s I decided to send out 100 résumés. I had 100 résumé’s photocopied and 100 cover letters copied with blank spaces where the addressee (the Employer name and address) was blank.…

Would You Like to be a Teacher?

by Efim Cheinis After immigration, many internationally educated teachers change their professions due to a common belief that it’s impossible to get a teacher’s license in Canada. Is this perception true? How difficult is it for an…

Jobs: The Informational Interview

By Efim Cheinis and Dale Sproule This is a chapter from the book the authors are writing called The Canadian Job Market Guide for Newcomers This is a chapter from the book the authors are writing called The Canadian Job Market Guide for…