SOPA clients are now able to receive customized job search support through our Employment Counselling service that we launched this year. No matter your destination in Canada, we have Employment Specialists ready to meet with you online to prepare you for employment in Canada. Meet … Read more
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 there are many ways to prepare for your interview. Here are a few to consider: … Read more
Yelena Petrukhina registered for the SOPA program in February 2018. Back in Kazakhstan she worked as an internship coordinator at a local university. She arrived in Winnipeg, Manitoba in May 2018 and 3 months later she landed her dream job! Yulia Savchuk, Yelena’s Job Search … Read more
We asked Miracle Edohasim to answer some questions about SOPA and share some insight on his priorities and expectations for his arrival in Canada. Q. Can you tell us about your background? A. My name is Miracle Edohasim. I arrived in Atlantic Canada in April … Read more
My name is Keshav Kumar and I flew from India to the bustling city of Toronto in the latter part of January 2018 (apparently the coldest month of the year) to become a permanent resident of Canada. When I first got off at Toronto Pearson … Read more
“I feel because I wanted to integrate into Canadian society and get a job in my field, I armed myself with a lot of resources while in Nigeria and upon arrival in Canada. The key is to be proactive, ask questions and stay positive and … Read more
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 countries, loves to celebrate the New Year. On New Year’s Eve, just as the clock … Read more
An excited Philip Akpoesiri Mike-Ifeta moved to Edmonton, Canada, with his family on December 21st, 2017. In Nigeria, he had worked in the banking and financial services industry and had developed extensive experience in retail, small business, insurance, pension, asset management and customer service. His … Read more
Jump Start Your Canadian Job Search! Join SOPA on September 18, 19 and 20 and up to 60 employers from across the country for the SOPA 2018 Virtual Career Fair.
What is a virtual career fair? A virtual career fair is an interactive online platform that connects job seekers like yourself to employers and employment opportunities.
Carla Mariano, an IT professional from Brazil, was over the moon with excitement when she received the email informing her that her application to immigrate to Canada had been approved. However, leaving the relative comforts of the familiar for a destination fraught with many uncertainties was a truly daunting experience.