Top 15 articles to prepare you for a successful career in Canada

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If you’ve done research about the Canadian job market before coming, that’s great! This is important since the job search process here can be very different compared to your home country.

The following articles provide additional tips, resources or specific programs you can find in Manitoba. Go through these as you prepare to apply for jobs, or skip some topics that you already know. That’s the best way not to be overwhelmed with too much information.

Getting ready:

Understanding the Canadian job market is the important first step. You’ll learn that there are plenty of opportunities but competition can be intense. The following articles will help you strategize and acquire tools and resources to get ahead in your job search:

Preparing for your job search:

Get your tools ready. Learn how to make a targeted Canadian-style resume and cover letter. Also get tips on how to make yourself more visible to employers:

Searching for job prospects:

How do you look for work in Manitoba? There are many ways. Here’s our advice to help you maximize your time and yield positive results:

Boosting your chances to get the job:

Getting that call for an interview is a big milestone! You’re one step closer to getting the job. This also means that you have the qualifications and experience for it. Here some tips to ensure that you clinch that job offer:

Workplace culture/Work-life balance:

Learning about the basics of Canadian workplace culture equips you to be the best professional that you can be. We’d also like to remind you to work smarter, not harder:

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Community Resources

English Online has Multi-Week Workshops on Digital Skills at Work and Workplace Communications. These are four-week courses that provide you with some of the most essential skills you need to succeed in your career. See our Events Calendar for schedules.

EO in cooperation with the Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IECBC) offers ASCEND, an innovative online program that builds newcomer soft skills for employment. It is self-paced; enrollees can complete the course within 7 weeks. Registration opens three to four times a year exclusively for registered EO learners.

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