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Be Your Own Boss

Through the windows of a seventh floor of the building where Youth Employment Services (YES) is located, in downtown Toronto, you can see several buildings under construction. They will become the renovated face of the city’s financial…

Work: New Home New Career

Ali Abdulla came to Canada from Iraq in 2008 looking for a better life. He dreamed of practicing medicine in his new home – Canada. Very rapidly he learned what the reality was: an International Medical Doctor (IMD) faces significant…

Immigrants and Small Business

By Gilda Spitz You may think that your best chance to find a job is to target a large company. After all, the big companies are the ones with all the jobs, right? Not necessarily. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business…

Work: Cultural Conflicts in the Workplace

By Aruna Papp Canada's multicultural policies allow us the freedom to celebrate our ethnic heritage and practice our beliefs as long as they do not harm others or break Canadian laws. However, there are occasions when cultural clashes among…

Train For A New Career

For every seven new immigrants to Canada who are professionals, there are three who are not – and they need jobs too! If your English is not good, then getting better at it should be your first goal. With poor English skills, you may be…