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Top Tips for Job Searching

  • Maintain a positive, persistent, and confident attitude
  • Be patient
  • Know your credentials.  Don’t assume that your credentials will or will not be recognized in Ontario.  Have your credentials assessed.
  • Visit and get connected with a local Employment Service Provider that is government funded.  There are many in the community to serve your needs and they are free!
  • Network, network and network.  Tell everyone and anyone you are looking for a job!
  • Create a professional email address and apply to jobs online.
  • Research the company you are applying to
  • Make sure your resume and cover letter are proof read for spelling and grammatical errors
  • Seek assistance to learn English if necessary and upgrade your foundational reading and writing skills.  There are many free government funded organizations in the community
  • Focus on soft skills
  • Research the local labour market
  • Look for a volunteer job in the community



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