Moving to a new country is never an easy decision and that too with family. I hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science and over 9 years of industry experience. With no relatives or friends in Canada, I was a bit tensed and wanted to … Read more
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 time you take to search out opportunities, do research and target your resumes and cover … Read more
In this guest post, our client Anna Antropova talks about her SOPA experience and her journey as a newcomer engineer in Canada. Anna is an engineering professional from Russia who knew that preparation would make her transition smoother. She found SOPA and knew we would … 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
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
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
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.
While preparing for the “Big Move”, I’ve been keen in researching how to adapt easily and how to start a new life in Canada. I have attended webinars and seminars from different pre-arrival organization: CIIP, COA and PDOS, where I learned a lot. But some of the most important lessons that I have got were from the SOPA program.