Career and Job Search Workshop for Immigrant Professionals
BBOT member A.I.P. Services Incorporated will be holding its New Immigrants: Get Paid What You’re Worth workshop on August 18th. This session is free to attend and will give attendees an overview of the tips and strategies they need to market their skills and experience to Canadian employers. Attendees should bring their job search questions and resume to the session!
The session will cover the 6 secrets of career success in Canada:
#1. Canadian Employment Culture – what employers want and what your obstacles are
#2. The Hidden Job Market – 80% of jobs are not advertised, so book your own interviews
#3. The Art of Networking – authentically connect with employers
#4. Resumes and Cover Letters – learn how to stand out from the pile
#5. Interviews – walk in confident and walk out with multiple offers
#6. Salary Negotiations – get the best salary and best perks you can
This session will be facilitated by Winnie Furber, an employment counselor with over 10 years’ experience helping professionals get their careers back on track. She specializes in helping professionals who are used to making a high income and having employers seek them out, but who have found themselves in uncharted territory searching for work.