Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com settling, job finding and banking info for newcomers Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:58:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.4 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-PFC_SQ-Logo-32x32.png Prepare For Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com 32 32 Skilled Trade Jobs in Ontario: How to Get Started https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/skilled-trade-jobs-in-ontario/ Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:16:00 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=26365 Skilled trade jobs in Ontario will play a key role to help the economy improve due to the COVID-19 crisis. So if you want to know how to work in the skilled trades, engineering, or construction sector in Ontario, here’s what to know. To build the economy, attracting foreign skilled professionals is a key part… read more

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Essential Tips: Your First Job Interview In Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/essential-tips-your-first-job-interview-in-canada/ https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/essential-tips-your-first-job-interview-in-canada/#respond Mon, 14 Sep 2020 19:06:49 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=16715 Job interview success will require you to prepare with these essential tips. We know that job interviews can be exciting, but they can also cause stress. However, when you prepare for your interview it will increase your confidence, reduce your stress, and lead to a positive experience. These eight tips will help you to prepare… read more

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Self-awareness is Key to Your Job Search https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/self-awareness-is-key-to-your-job-search/ Wed, 09 Sep 2020 06:45:00 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=26601 Self-awareness is key to your job search and career success. With self-awareness, you’ll have the confidence you need to influence and persuade employers that you’re the right fit for the job. Also, when you have a clear understanding of your personality, it can help you to define what type of work you find most satisfying.… read more

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Canadian Style Resume: Is It Necessary? https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/canadian-style-resume-is-it-necessary/ Thu, 03 Sep 2020 15:52:00 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=26673 A Canadian style resume is necessary because it can propel your job search. As well, Canadian employers look for specific items that you may need to add or delete to your existing resume. So to get noticed by employers it makes sense to revise and update your resume.   Follow these eight tips to write… read more

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Open a Bank Account Before Arriving in Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/banking-and-finance/open-a-bank-account-before-arriving-in-canada/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 20:30:00 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=26395 You can open a bank account before you arrive in Canada. And a bank account is important because when you land in Canada, immigration officials will require proof of funds. So with a bank account, you can easily prove that you have available funds. Canadian banks are among the most solid, secure financial institutions in… read more

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Can I Work as an Engineer in Canada as I Get Credentials? https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/working-in-canada-before-you-arrive/can-i-work-as-an-engineer-in-canada-as-i-get-credentials/ Mon, 24 Aug 2020 18:54:30 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=26372 To work as an engineer in Canada you must have Canadian credentials. But, while you get your credentials you can work in a job related to engineering if a licensed engineer supervises your work. This is because engineering is a regulated profession in Canada. But only with a Canadian license can you call yourself an… read more

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An Overview of the Canadian Education System https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/an-overview-of-the-canadian-education-system/ Wed, 05 Aug 2020 21:51:20 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=25975 An overview of the Canadian education system is helpful if you are moving to Canada with young children. Newcomers often say that they want to move to Canada to provide their children with greater opportunities and access to education. And Canada has one of the best school systems in the world to help your children… read more

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Learning to drive in Canada https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/learning-to-drive-in-canada/ Wed, 22 Jul 2020 17:50:42 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=25704 Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Learning to drive in Canada can be an important first step. If you have never had a driver’s license before, we’ll explore how you can learn to drive and get your driver’s license in Canada. A driver’s license will help you do many practical activities such as:  go to… read more

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Happy Canada Day! 5 things to celebrate https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/happy-canada-day-5-things-to-celebrate/ Fri, 26 Jun 2020 19:13:13 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=25594 Happy Canada Day on its 153rd birthday! In honour of Canada Day, I asked our team what they celebrate about Canada. Before we get there, here’s a quick summary of Canada Day. What is Canada Day?   July 1 marks the anniversary that Canada became a country in 1867. On that date, the provinces of… read more

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Driving in Canada: 10 essential facts to know https://www.prepareforcanada.com/before-you-arrive/settling-in-canada/driving-in-canada-10-essential-facts-to-know/ Tue, 23 Jun 2020 20:36:45 +0000 https://www.prepareforcanada.com/?p=25569 Driving in Canada, or any new country can be stressful until you become familiar with the environment. Whether you’re moving to Canada or have recently arrived, it’s important to become familiar with the essentials of driving in Canada. From getting your driver’s license, to car safety this information will:  Help you understand provincial driver’s license… read more

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