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With SOPA, you receive free tools, resources and access to our online courses that are designed to help you find a job in your field in Canada. Job search, job readiness and job retention are at the core of the SOPA Program.

 

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Virtual Interviews Blog post

Virtual Interviews

We are living in new times when the social distancing and masks are becoming our new normal. We are learning to talk less face to face and are moving conversations...
Cover Letters Tips from SOPA

Cover letters can be tricky!

Cover letters can be tricky! Why do employers want them, what do you write, how do you put your skills and your desire to work there into words? The list...
Take it like a pro

Take it like a pro – Tips on how to receive feedback

There is no way around it. No matter how successful you are, you will eventually face feedback. After all, nobody’s perfect! It may be from customers, colleagues, employees, management, family, or...
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How to Manage your Job Search Stress

Job searching can be a long and stressful activity. I have often heard it referred to as a full-time job in itself. This really is true! With the amount of...
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Small Talk 101

It’s a Monday morning and the office is full of employees arriving for a new work week. All across the office, small groups of people gather to take part in...
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Canada Day is here!

Canada Day is here! A day to celebrate Canadian history, culture and achievements as well as reflect on our past. And there are many activities and events in communities across...
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The Importance of Soft Skills

For many newcomers to Canada, writing a resume that fits Canadian standards is the first small step towards the search for employment. A lot of effort is put into making...
How to Prepare for an Interview

Interview Strategies: How to Prepare for an Interview

You have made your move to Canada. You have gotten settled, perfected your resume and are applying to jobs. You even get an interview! What next? Preparation is key and...
A Guide to Informational Interviews-1

A Guide to Informational Interviews

You’re brand new to an area or field and looking to get started. What do you do? All the advice says to start networking and gathering information but how do...
New Year's Eve in Canada

New Year’s Eve in Canada

New Year's Eve is here! There are many traditions all around the world for the holiday. Here is some information about New Year’s Eve in Canada. Canada, like many other...