Job Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most newcomers to Canada are eager to find employment soon after arriving. When looking for a job, it is important to be aware that scammers may take advantage of that eagerness. Employment scams can be posted on legitimate and well-known job sites and can be made to appear like real job postings. Scammers would even…

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How to decide when to update your education in Canada?

The big day is coming closer! You are getting ready to move to Canada. And you might have started your job search already.   While looking through different job postings, you will notice the educational requirements. You could start to have questions about how your education transfers to Canada and how employers might value it.…

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How to Promote Yourself to Employers

A piece of advice you will hear often when you job searching in Canada is to learn how to “sell” yourself, market yourself or promote yourself to employers. In the beginning, this could be an uncomfortable thing to do, as many people have the instinct to be modest and not stand out. However, the opposite…

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Loans for Internationally Trained Immigrants in Canada

Are you an internationally-trained immigrant living in Canada? Do you need financial support completing training courses or getting your license to work in your field? Maybe you would like to transition into a new career? Good news! Once you are in Canada you can get a loan to help you pursue the career you love.…

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How Are Your Power Skills?

Interpersonal skills, communication skills, social skills, power skills. Soft skills may be called many different names, but the importance of good soft skills to find and keep work in Canada is undeniable. Making yourself aware of the different aspects of workplace culture should be a part of your immigration preparation. SOPA is offering four different…

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Get a head start on your Canadian job search

Get a head start on your Canadian job search! Have you wondered about job search methods in Canada? How to write a resume in a format that is acceptable in Canada? How to answer interview questions following cultural expectations? Each country has its own system of advertising jobs and hiring processes. Join SOPA’s Job Search…

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How to be Successful in Your Online Learning

Have you been approved to immigrate to Canada but cannot immigrate because of travel restrictions or some other reasons? Now is a good time to take a pre-arrival online program like SOPA*, to prepare yourself for your settlement in Canada! Online learning is something you can easily do from the convenience of your home while…

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SOPA FOR REFUGEES

SOPA for Refugees introduces you to important information about the Canadian job market, job search process and Canadian culture, through an interactive, online course called Ready to Work. Register Here Which province are you going to? Choose destination province…I don’t know yetAlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandSaskatchewanYukon SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) provides…

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5 Tips for Navigating your Career during Covid-19

2020 has been an eventful year! Many changes have taken place and they will affect the way we work and how we search for jobs. It might seem a little intimidating at first, but you can do this. Here are few tips that can help you to navigate your career. Networking One of the biggest…

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