Author: Tacey Bardsley

Strategies To Improve Your Chances of Canadian Career Success

Frequently, new immigrants have a long difficult time establishing their chosen occupations in Canada. Moving from one country to a new country requires you to do big adjustments. You need to start all over again in many ways as well. So, here are the two strategies to improve your chances of career success.

1.     Research Context of Your Field and Occupation

When you want to start planning for a career success in your new community, you must research the context of your field and occupation. You can gather information about regulated professions and trades and alternative jobs from the websites of the Government of Canada and Settlement.Org.

Researching the context also includes you on the lookout for people who can give you a different perspective. This is evident in the Singaporean-based rental company Nam Seng Cargo. They allow you to take an information interview so that you can ask for advice and more information from people working in the field of reefer truck rental, which you are interested in.

Nam Seng Cargo company can tell you about the required courses and personnel trainings you need to take in, the overall trends in the bookings and rentals, and how you can get started based on hourly rates or daily rate in conducting your deliveries. You might get lucky and be given a name or two of someone who has advice for you or even provides you a job lead.

2.     Build Your Strong Identity or Brand

Majority of the people right away think of applying to as many job postings as possible since it is the best ways to be hired and get a decent job. But this is not giving you more time to search and apply for a job that is fit for you. The more sustainable strategy, in the long run, is to focus on finding opportunities that are suitable to your experiences, skills, and education. Then, you can build your strong professional identity or brand.

If you will apply to Nam Seng Cargo, the hiring managers will look at your resume to see your skills and experience required by the particular rental job you are applying for. So, it is better to prepare more than one resume since you have to adjust it regularly to fit each application.

You can also add up an elevator pitch that summarizes your career objectives. You describe who you are a professional in two to three sentences. This is highly useful during your interviews in Nam Seng Cargo because the hiring manager will surely ask you about your professional goals.

Conclusion

You can take these abovementioned strategies in finding meaningful work that is relevant and important to your work experience. They greatly contribute to building your career success in the near future in Canada.

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What No One Tells You About Consular Services in Canada

To leave your familiar surroundings and be forced to adapt to another environment are indeed challenging in moving from one country to another. Many are not aware that there are consular services in Canada, what it is, and what it can do to those who want to work and reside abroad.

1.     About Canadian Consular Services

Canadians consular officers will only help out as a case requires. They can give limited assistance only, payment is necessary for some of their services. The Global Affairs Canada offers a jam-packed range of effective and efficient consular services through their embassies, high commissions, consulates, and other Canadian government offices abroad.

2.     Services Offered

The Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada is always ready to lend a hand to those Canadians who are traveling, studying, working, or residing abroad. So, it is so essential to know the services it can do and cannot do since it cannot provide the same services as other Canadian government offices.

Just like the lorry rental services, it is better to inquire about your requirements in order to avail the best services and price that a certain company provides for their customers. The years of experience in the industry are also important to determine if that company offers a large variety of trucks and lorries rentals.

  • If there are legal issues arising, a list of local lawyers and sources of information about local laws and regulations are provided.
  • Some documents are notarized.
  • If ever you get arrested or detained, you can request for fair treatment under the law of that country.
  • In case of a medical emergency, a list of local doctors and hospitals is provided.
  • When a compulsory treatment is not available locally, a medical evacuation can be arranged.

3.     Services Not Offered

However, the Canadian consular officials cannot provide the following services because it is not within their scope of duties.

  • When there are private legal matters, they cannot intervene and give legal advice.
  • A criminal record check representing you is not obtainable.
  • The officials can neither bail you nor pay fines or any legal fees if ever you get imprisoned.
  • Local authorities cannot be asked to give preferential treatments to Canadians.
  • No travel arrangements can be made or any reimbursements for delayed or canceled travel.
  • Job hunting and accepting mails on your behalf are not possible to assist you.
  • Issuing foreign visas and/or work permits is not also allowed.
  • Search-and-rescue efforts cannot be coordinated and paid just to find those missing Canadians.

Conclusion

Additionally, you must have an emergency plan for your family and relatives if you want to live in Canada. You should know what you need to do in cases of a natural disaster and/or civil unrest. There should be escapes routes and a safe meeting place. A 72-hour emergency kit with food, torchlight, and water must be prepared ahead of time.

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