Canada is a world leader in biotechnology (bio-economy) with a large network of research hospitals, universities, laboratories and companies. BioTalent Canada is the national sector council for the biotechnology industry.
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
Jobs outlook for the biotechnology sector in Canada is positive, with more than a third of companies here currently experiencing a shortage of skills. However, 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… read more
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. Check it out for the full and official description of this occupation.