Virtual Career Fair on October 3rd and 4th

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Immigrant Services Calgary is hosting its 2nd Virtual Career Fair  on October 3 and 4, 2018 for residents living in Canada.

If you are looking for job, you can participate in our Virtual Career Fair online. You can apply for jobs and communicate directly with HR Recruiters and Managers.

The fair will feature 30+ national and multinational companies offering 1000+ job opportunities in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Opportunities will be available in urban and rural areas.

Power Breakfast Networking Event for Professionals

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This morning, Immigrant Services Calgary hosted a networking event –  Power Breakfast for professionals in the field of finance, HR, accounting, and supply chain. It was a great success with over 60 participants, and opportunities for newcomer professionals to build up their local network with professionals in their field. 

A big thank you to all of our clients and corporate partners who made it out bright and early!

ISC youth invited to apply for summer jobs at Trico Homes

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Last week, Immigrant Services Calgary’s Youth Inclusive Program youth were invited by Trico Homes to learn about their summer student opportunities for 2019. The Vice President Human Resources of Trico Homes gave a presentation about what they look for in their hiring process, summer student positions, and work culture. 

KPMG Interview Skills & Networking Event

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This morning Immigrant Services Calgary partnered with KPMG, to share with around 50 immigrant professionals about effective interview techniques. Over 15 KPMG staff came out to support our newcomers, and the event successfully concluded with a meaningful time of networking and relationship building.

Marking World Refugee Day by supporting newcomer employment – IRCC

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June 20 is World Refugee Day. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced an innovative pilot project that will connect newcomers with jobs in the hotel industry. This 3-year project will assist up to 1,300 newcomers – many fo them refugees – in gaining job experience. During the employment, they will be able to improve their language skills as well. 

Alberta Career Week April 23 to April 27, 2018

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April 23 to April 27, 2018 is Alberta Career Week. There are many career events across the province during this week to help Albertans with employment and career options, and exploring training and education programs. Immigrant Services Calgary’s Employment Bridging Program has also organized two workshops.

2018 Federal Budget

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Canada’s 2018 Federal Budget titled “Equality + Growth, A strong Middle Class” was released on Feb 27, 2018. One of its major themes is to boost productivity and adapt to changing demographics by bringing more women into the workforce. To learn more, read the full Budget Plan online.

Alberta Employment Standards Changes

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Alberta’s new Employment Standards Code came into effect on Jan 1, 2018. Changes affected unpaid job protected leaves, youth employment, daily breaks, general holiday pay, and overtime.

Deloitte Impact Day 2017 – Networking Event

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Over 53 professional newcomer clients from Immigrant Services Calgary participated in our annual networking event with Deloitte professionals. This year’s topic is “Tools to help you in your job search”. During the event, Deloitte staff shared their insights and experiences about the Canadian work culture, job search techniques, interview skills, resume writing, and work search process in Canada. Participants also …