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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


NEWS HEADLINES

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CAREER COACHING TIPS
Volunteering Do’s and Don’ts According to Statistics Canada, immigrants volunteer because they want “to make a contribution to their community” and “to use their skills.”...

6 tips on how to get the most out of business networking There’s more to networking than shaking hands and exchanging business cards. Done right, networking helps you forge relationships with like-minded...

CLIENT NEWS
TransCanada doesn’t just “post and pray”, they use LinkedIn to recruit people. Lisa Hari Senior HR Advisor, Aboriginal & Diversity and Nancy Sanchez, Recruitment Consultant at TransCanada, presented the company’s...

Congratulations Lotis! Lotis is an internationally educated accountant with 8 years of professional experience who received one-on-one guidance and support with her...

GENERAL NEWS
Workplace Communication for Nurses Do you know Any internationally educated nurse presently in at least one of the following categories?• Unemployed• Employed as a Graduate Nurse•...

Clear Communication for Business Are you looking to develop your essential communication skills and improve your success in the Canadian workplace? We still have limited spaces...

JOB SEARCH RESOURCES
Upcoming workshops Did your career coach advise you to attend a workshop here at Directions to become a more effective job seeker? Check out our upcoming workshops...

Online Work Search Resources available the ALIS website Job seekers, check out the latest online work search resources including an interactive resumé master, sample resumés and cover letters and more...



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