While Human Resources is a non-regulated profession in Canada, obtaining the Chartered Professionals of Human Resources (CPHR) designation might give you a significant advantage over other professionals without this designation. CPHR Canada was established in 1994 and is the national voice of human resources associations from across Canada.
2. Skills Development
Canadian employers put a high emphasis on soft skills, which are personal attributes that enhance your interactions, job performance and career prospects. Unlike your hard skills, you can apply your soft skills broadly.
3. Understanding Canadian Workplaces
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 there are ways to overcome some of these challenges.
4. Job Finding Techniques
The Canadian job market is very competitive and jobs are not easy to find. There are many ways by which you can search for jobs in the Human Resources sector.
The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification, and offer professional development, education and networking opportunities.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s reference on occupations. It provides job descriptions, occupational statistics and labour market information. The NOC classifies the following human resources occupations in Canada: