Canada Jobs: The Ultimate Guide

Canada is seen as a land of opportunities by many foreigners, everyone comes to Canada in the hopes of secure and comfortable life for themselves and their families. One of the major concerns of our clients is how to find work in Canada.

As we all know that finding a job in Canada is not a piece of cake but this doesn’t mean it is not possible! Below are the steps you need to take to get the most out of your job search in Canada.

A job offer from a Canadian employer can significantly increase your chances of being asked to apply for permanent residence. Under Express Entry, job offers candidates can claim additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. The job offer is also an eligibility criterion for many Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) aligned with Express Entry.

According to this Statistics Canada report, more than a quarter of Canada's workforce is made up of immigrants. With an aging population and significant labor shortages, Canada's need for skilled workers is greater than ever.

Jobs that are In-Demand in Canada

According to Randstad ( a multinational employment agency), the 15 most demanding jobs in Canada for 2021 are:

  1. Sales associate

  2. Driver

  3. Receptionist

  4. Welder

  5. Developer

  6. Business development manager

  7. General labourer

  8. Project manager

  9. Heavy-duty mechanic

  10. Merchandiser

  11. Electrical engineer

  12. Accountant

  13. HR manager

  14. Financial advisor

  15. Registered nurse

Finding Jobs in Canada

The Canadian economy added nearly a million jobs in June as businesses closed due to COVID-19-related restrictions begin to reopen. The following is a list of resources that may be useful during your job search.

Canada Job Bank: 

This tool can help you look for jobs posted by employers across Canada. You can match a job based on your credentials and work experience.

Jobs in the Government of Canada: Find current job postings with the Government of Canada.

Student Employment:

Look for job opportunities for students reported by the Canadian government and private employers.

Spotting Fake Job Offer

Labour supply fraud is on the rise, especially in the world of immigration. We at Pi Overseas make sure that  our clients donot make mistakes and fall for any of the scams such as a fake job offer, during their immigration trip.

First of all, you should know that it is illegal to ask someone to pay for a Canadian job or job offer letter. Each job offer letter must have the official letterhead of the company and contain their contact details.

Job Applying in Canada

Given below are the five steps that will guide you through the process of applying for a job in Canada.

Update your resume or resume and cover letter: A resume, sometimes called a resume (CV), is a document that contains details about your education, achievements, and employment history.

Your resume and cover letter are often the first things an employer looks at. Therefore it is very important to make the first impression last longer. Your resume should include all the relevant work experience as well as the achievements you are proud of, both personally and professionally. Your cover letter should explain why you are suitable for the job.

Research: Spend some time researching companies where you think you would like to work. You can visit their websites to get an idea of ​​the company culture and to find out about any jobs.

Social Media: Social media is a powerful networking tool that can help you in your job search if used properly.

The applicant can check out our step by step guide to help build their social media presence in order to benefit from your job search in Canada.

References: Strong reports help employers find out more about you and your employment history. This can be a valuable resource when looking for a job. Asking previous employers in your home country to provide reports can be very helpful in finding a job in Canada.

Follow up: In a competitive job market, communicating with your employer and showing enthusiasm for the job can set you apart. You can continue after submitting your resume to show your interest and also after an interview to thank them for their attention.

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