1. Pre-Arrival

  • Pre-Arrival
    Pre-Arrival

    Here are some interesting links from the Government of Canada: Newcomers to Canada  Are you Ready to Work in Canada? Accountants and financial auditors are regulated professions in all Canadian Provinces and Territories. Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) is the new … Continue reading


2. Skills Development

  • Skills development
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    Canadian employers put a high emphasis on soft skills – such as communication, negotiation and sociability – which are personal attributes that enhance your interactions, job performance and career prospects. Unlike your hard skills, you can apply your soft skills … Continue reading


3. Understanding Canadian Workplaces

  • Understanding Canadian workplaces
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    Canadian employers, who often do not know how to assess education and work experience from other countries, may require or prefer you to have experience working in Canada. Lack of local market experience can pose a challenge for newcomers, but … Continue reading


4. Job Finding Techniques

  • Job finding techniques
    Getting the Job

      The Canadian job market is very competitive, so be prepared and understand each of the steps needed to gain employment. As well, finding a job in Canada may be very different than in your home country. During the licensing … Continue reading


5. Associations

  • Associations
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    The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.


6. Employment

  • Employment
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    Finding a job in Canada may be different than in your home country and you may need help finding job vacancies, updating your resume, writing cover letters, preparing for interviews, and understanding what Canadian employers are looking for.