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 … Read more

Meet your SOPA Employment Specialists!

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

Employment Counselling is NOW Online!

📣 SOPA’s Employment Counselling service is NOW online! Clients are now able to book their one-on-one online sessions with our Employment Specialists to discuss their career goals and formulate their individualized work action plan. We have Employment Specialists based in the Maritimes, Alberta, British Columbia, … Read more

Introducing: Introduction to Business in Canada

Our clients can now enroll in Introduction to Business in Canada, our newest course! This course will provide you with an overview of what you need to know when starting a #BusinessInCanada. Recent study shows that immigrant-owned businesses bring more #jobs and offer vitality to the Canadian … Read more

Introducing: Job Search Strategies Express

SOPA has a few exciting things in store for our clients! We are happy to introduce Job Search Strategies Express, a shorter version of the original JSS. Express provides an opportunity for immigrants to get preliminary information about the job search process in Canada. JSS … Read more

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 you do that? One great way are informational interviews. An informational interview is an informal … Read more

SOPA 2018 Virtual Career Fair – September 18, 19 & 20

Arrived or arriving in Canada soon? Looking for a new job? 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 … Read more

Green Economy Bridging Program Partnership

Bridging programs are a vital post-arrival service for newcomers in Canada who are looking for a job in their field or one commensurate with their education and experience. These programs complement the services that SOPA offers at the pre-arrival stage.

Client Testimonial: Muhammad Imran Hussain Khan

My Name is Muhammad Imran Hussain Khan. I am IT professional with 10+ years’ experience of managing IT infrastructure and Operations in Pakistan. I arrived in Canada with my wife in May 2017 and moved to Regina. Currently, I am working as Senior Technical Analyst IT Security … Read more