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  • Can I apply for jobs from outside Canada? juillet 23, 2021
    By Ligia Chiari, Employment Counsellor / Mentoring Coach at Canada InfoNet We get this very common question from individuals who are getting ready to immigrate to Canada. Short answer is: Yes, you can. However, there are a few details you should take into consideration when making the decision to apply for Canadian jobs. To be employed […]
    Donna Chabot
  • We are wired for connection – Let’s Celebrate the Wins, Big and Small, Together juin 24, 2021
    By Canada InfoNet bilingual mentor Michèle Thibeau As museums, hockey arenas, and shops open their doors and travel restrictions begin to lift between Canada’s provinces and territories, hope is in the air! Many of us are standing on the precipice of change right now – that of heading back into the world of people and […]
    Donna Chabot
  • Back to Work After the Pandemic: What Next? juin 21, 2021
    As challenging as it has been to shift to working from home, many remote workers have discovered the benefits of remote work flexibility and would like to keep them post-pandemic. Many also worry about the safety of returning to in-person work.
    Karin Lewis
  • Celebrating Toronto Newcomer Day 2021 mai 6, 2021
    Join us as we welcome newcomers to Toronto. First proclaimed in 2015, Toronto Newcomer Day is an annual event held in May that welcomes newcomers to Toronto, helps them understand and access a wide range of services, and celebrates their contributions to the city. The event features a number of activities including a formal stage […]
    Donna Chabot
  • How to Explain the Employment Gap avril 19, 2021
    The question that matters most is what employers think: how are they responding to this gap? It is probably fair to assume that they are very familiar with this issue and are willing to look beyond it to consider candidates, so it might not necessarily prevent you from being called to an interview. However, it […]
    Karin Lewis
  • How to thrive in your career in Canada: Panel discussion with successful immigrant women avril 12, 2021
    International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements and reflects on their challenges. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge and this inspired us to showcase amazing women from our program who are mentors and alumni. They all immigrated to Canada themselves and have found success in their careers.  In this video, you will learn about: Their successes and […]
    Donna Chabot
  • The Journeys of Immigrant Women – International Women’s Day mars 23, 2021
    The theme for International Women’s Day 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge. In recognition, we reached out to some of our mentors and former program participants to ask them what challenges they faced as immigrants, to tell us their achievements, and what they chose to challenge in honour of this day. We featured some highlights in our newsletter […]
    Donna Chabot
  • The Visto Show: Newcomer Services with Irene Vaksman mars 2, 2021
    Irene Vaksman, Director of Newcomer Services at JVS Toronto, chats with Josh Schachnow, a Canadian Immigration lawyer and founder of Visto.ai. Visto is a free platform that helps skilled workers and international students move to Canada as quickly as possible by uncovering the most popular applications and programs needed to move to Canada. Irene talks […]
    Donna Chabot
  • Staying Motivated During Difficult Times fĂ©vrier 8, 2021
    Being motivated is often more easily said than done – you know that you need to get something done, but it’s just not happening. Somehow, you just can’t dig up that willpower to even get going on -- what should be -- a simple task. Many of us have this idea that we are the […]
    Karin Lewis
  • Entrepreneurship as an alternative career option in Canada fĂ©vrier 1, 2021
    Forbes magazine rates Canada as the best country in the G-20 for business. Canada’s overall tax rate on new business investment is significantly lower than that of many other countries. There are also great individual startup hubs and incubators which support new businesses. Research has shown that entrepreneurial rate among newcomers is more than double […]
    Donna Chabot