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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 working in the industry gives you an
opportunity to explain how your professional experience, if not exactly the same, is very similar to someone with local experience.

General News

Boost your confidence

The Job Success Groups are designed to develop effective communication skills for the Canadian workplace culture. In one week you will learn to communicate more effectively with colleagues, supervisors and patients. Our end goal is to help you succeed. Call 403-770-5155
We have two upcoming job success groups:

Monday to Friday, December 3 to 7, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Monday to Friday, February 4 to 8, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

The City of Calgary Information Session

Melissa, HR Consultant - Talent Acquisition, from the City of Calgary spoke at our latest Info Session. Our clients were excited to learn about the city’s services, hiring practices and job search tips.

If you are an internationally educated professional and need help with your job search, call us today at 403-770-5155.

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 work. For this last one you will attract people's opinion especially if you are a newcomer to Canada.

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 newcomer. 

"They say 'Your network is your net worth.' If you’re looking for career opportunities, volunteering can be a great way of building your network and increasing your knowledge of the job market'" reads the article.

Click here to read the article:

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 immigrants."

Olu, internationally educated banking manager



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