The information and communications technology (ICT) sector is a major employer in Canada and contributes about $150 billion a year to Canada’s economy. There are more than 32,000 ICT firms across the country, with over 600,000 people working in ICT occupations.
2. Skills Development
Canadian employers look for friendly and assertive professionals with strong communication skills. They also look for people who will fit into their workplace culture and will become leaders over time. In the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) field, they expect employees to develop a good understanding of the business and not just focus on the… read more
3. Understanding Canadian Workplaces
Canadian employers may often not know how to assess education and work experience from other countries, and may require or prefer that you have Canadian work experience. 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, 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.
The associations listed below offer a variety of professional development, educational and networking opportunities.
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.