Insight on Canadian Workplace Culture

“The Clear Communication for Business study group provided key insights on the Canadian culture in the workplace and gave me the tools to interact with colleagues and executives."

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Felipe Guzman
Internationally Educated Business Administrator

Great Advice and Resources

"The study group sessions helped me pass the National Professional Practice Exam (NPPE). The career coaches were very nice and helpful. I truly appreciate the time they spent with participants in discussing the materials covered by the NPPE”.

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Noreville Orbe
Internationally Educated Chemical Engineer

Gain Insight into Interpersonal Skills

"When you have trained as a doctor abroad, merging into a new health system is challenging. It is just not the medical knowledge but the differences in culture, expectations and infrastructure."

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Gloria
International Medical Graduate

Access Study Materials for Licensing Exams

"Being a participant of the Pharmacy study groups helped me very much. The career coaches make a great effort in preparing different materials that give us the opportunity to practice and be better prepared for the actual tests."

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Afshin Talaie
Internationally Educated Pharmacist

I highly recommend joining the study groups to successfully pass the PEBC EE, MCQ and OSCE licensing exams

Starting from scratch looked difficult at first glance.

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Maryam Rabiei
Pharmacist

Clarify Technical Concepts

“Facilitators of the study group were well informed and handled the meetings effectively. They were always willing to give detailed explanations when clarifying technical engineering concepts.”

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Peter Agbongiator
Internationally Educated Engineer

Find your First Canadian job with the Advice of our Career Coaches

"Some of the services I received from Directions for Immigrants included: information about the job market and Canadian work culture, advice on how to effectively network, and reviewing of my resume so it was better tuned to job postings."

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Girish Udipi
Internationally Educated I.T. Professional

Maher's story in three years: from cashier to pharmacy owner

"I recommend Directions for Immigrants to meet other pharmacists who are in the same boat. The career coaches and facilitators can also guide you in the process and help you save time."

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Maher Al Mouselly
Pharmacy owner

Improve Your Study Skills

“I passed the National Professional Practice Exam (NPPE) thanks to the very valuable and useful resources in the Directions for Immigrants NPPE study group."

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Frank Bustamante
Internationally Educated Engineer

Receive Support from Career Coaches

"I received from my career coach different strategies, specific materials and help in preparing for the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE). The career coaches are very helpful and supportive. They helped me better understand the Canadian way of thinking and to be more confident writing the exam."

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Petricia Butu
Internationally Educated Nurse


NEWS HEADLINES

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CAREER COACHING TIPS
Talk about your international experience My best advice to show your international experience to an employer would be to network,network, network. Connecting with other professionals...

GENERAL NEWS
You rock! Congratulations to our awesome group of internationally educated professionals who completes the 1-week Clear Communication for Business (CCB) job...

Fabulous What a fabulous group of internationally educated health professionals joined our Clear Communication for Health Care Professionals (CCHP) Job...

JOB SEARCH RESOURCES
Obtain career advice from career development professionals, rather than from friends Unsolicited advice comes easily when we start a new stage in our lives. For example, moving to a new place, becoming parents and looking for...

Volunteering to build your professional network The Canadian Immigrant Magazine posted a great article on how volunteering helps with your job search, especially when you are a...

TIPS FROM OUR CLIENTS
The zeal "Directions for Immigrants has a group of career coaches that are very experienced, professional and demonstrate the zeal to help new...



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