Practical Project Experience Opens Doors to Career Opportunities for Newcomers in Canada
Karan Dube landed in Canada with eight years of experience in Sales and Marketing and a professional focus on Project Management. Looking for an opportunity to find a job in his field, he joined the Sales and Marketing Connections program at ACCES Employment, a bridging program that supports internationally-trained professionals with entering the job market by mobilizing their experience and providing them with a Canadian context for their skills.
ACCES Employment and RBC Announce Partnership to Help New Canadians Settle in Faster
Finding employment tops priorities for newcomers to Canada
July 18, 2018: For newcomers arriving in Canada, finding employment is amongst their top priorities with 64% ranking it in the top five*. When starting a new life in a new country, newcomers generally worry about where they’re going to live, adjusting to a new life and settling in to all of the nuances that come with immigrating. Getting a head start is the key to success – to alleviate stress and start day one in control. To help newcomers adjust to their new life, ACCES Employment and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) today announce a partnership to assist newcomers find employment.
ACCES Employment’s 2018 World of Difference Campaign in Support of Newcomer and Refugee Youth
ACCES Employment hosted nearly 100 guests at our 2018 World of Difference fundraising event in support of newcomer and refugee youth. This year’s fundraising campaign will aim to raise $100,000 to support newcomer and refugee programs, events and customized services at ACCES Employment. These much needed services will help newcomer youth to overcome the numerous barriers they face when looking for work in Canada. Newcomer youth arrive in Canada with diverse backgrounds, skills sets and needs. ACCES’s youth programs are designed to meet those diverse needs.
Starbucks Youth Networking Series
ACCES Employment has launched a new event series, sponsored by Starbucks Foundation to help support Newcomer and Refugee Youth. The series is designed to provide youth with expert advice on networking and building their connections to find employment and launch their careers. The events focus on helping newcomers with their networking skills including: how to make a meaningful introduction, engaging in conversation, being aware of body language, and how to effectively follow-up with employers.