CanadaVisa and Scotiabank are proud to be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 9 AM EST called How to Get a Job in Canada.
What will I learn?
Now that your Canadian journey has begun, finding a job that is suitable for your experience and passions is next on the agenda. Your new job awaits you. Many newcomers may be overwhelmed with what they need to do to secure employment. They are, after all, moving to a completely new country with its own work culture.
The good news is: You’re not alone. Canada wants you to succeed. There are many useful resources available to help you navigate the Canadian labour market and Scotiabank is here to help.
Here is a summary of what you will be learning in the webinar:
- Where to find jobs in Canada
- How to apply for a job
- How to prepare your application and resume
- How to be prepared for a job interview
- How to create opportunities through networking
- We will also answer your questions!
Who should sign up?
If you are new to Canada, or if you are planning to come to Canada once travel restrictions are lifted, this webinar may be beneficial for you. You will learn about the Canadian work culture, and you will be given various tips to help you find the right job.
You are encouraged to sign up if you:
- Are a newcomer currently living in Canada;
- Received an Invitation to Apply;
- Have received approval for your permanent residency application;
- Hold a Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and are planning to travel to Canada once travel restrictions are lifted;
- Are planning on applying for Canadian permanent residence in the next 6 months.
Who is presenting?
Host: Kareem El-Assal, Director of Policy, CanadaVisa
Speakers – Two employees at ScotiaBank:
After moving to Canada is 2014 with an open mind but uncertainty surrounding her career, Erika joined Scotiabank as a Retail Banking Officer. Fast forward 7 years, now Erika is an established HR professional working as a Sourcing Consultant within Scotiabank’s Talent Acquisition team. Prior to moving to Canada, she worked in Project Management and Retail Banking. Erika has an education in Business Administration and Masters in Public Administration.
Cassandra is currently a Talent Acquisition Consultant within Scotiabank’s Global Operations recruitment team, focusing on Canadian Collections (Toronto) and Cash Management (Halifax) roles. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Cassandra worked in Agency Recruitment where she was recruiter Accounting and Finance professionals across the GTA.
Can I ask questions?
Yes, absolutely. This webinar is a chance for you to ask your questions so you can prepare yourself for any of the possible obstacles that you may face. When you sign up, please e-mail your questions to CanadaVisa. In addition, viewers will be invited to ask questions during the webinar.
CanadaVisa.com was founded by Attorney David Cohen in 1994 as the online platform of the Campbell Cohen Immigration Law Firm. Since then, CanadaVisa has grown to be one of the world’s most trusted sources on how to move to Canada, and settle here. CanadaVisa’s web properties include cicnews.com and its weekly newsletter, the CanadaVisa Forum, and more. All the resources provided by CanadaVisa are meant to help people around the world access trusted, factual, and timely information to support their Canadian immigration journey.
Scotiabank is one of the top Canadian banks and a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services.
Launched in 2008, the Scotiabank StartRight Program is designed to simplify banking for Canadian Permanent residents, International Students and Foreign Workers who have recently landed in Canada. We can help ease your transition to Canada by getting you started with a Scotiabank International Account that allows you to transfer up to $50,000 before you arrive to help you feel more prepared knowing you have proof of funds ready. We can even help fast track your study permit with the Scotiabank Student GIC Program.
Our Scotiabank StartRight program can also help you start banking in Canada with 12 months of free banking, access to credit with no credit history, unlimited no-fee international money transfers, and expert help from Financial Advisors.
We also launched ScotiaRISE – our new, 10-year, $500 million community investment program designed to help promote economic resilience among disadvantaged people and communities. In particular, the program is centred on using funding and partnerships to increase graduation rates and postsecondary enrolment, help newcomers feel at home faster and secure meaningful employment and senior opportunities for underrepresented groups. It’s all part of why Scotiabank is the bank for newcomers.
Legal Disclaimer: This webinar is provided for information purposes only. It is not to be relied upon as financial, tax or investment advice or guarantees about the future, nor should it be considered a recommendation to buy or sell. Information contained in this webinar, including information relating to interest rates, market conditions, tax rules, and other investment factors are subject to change without notice and The Bank of Nova Scotia is not responsible to update this information. All third party sources are believed to be accurate and reliable as of the date of presentation and The Bank of Nova Scotia does not guarantee its accuracy or reliability. Webinar participants should consult their own professional advisor for specific financial, investment and/or tax advice tailored to their needs to ensure that individual circumstances are considered properly and action is taken based on the latest available information.