Where should I put my Canadian working holiday visa?
So you've just entered Canada and got your Canadian working visa, where do you put…
If you have just moved to Canada on your IEC visa you will want to look for a Job!
You might ask , What will my industry and skill pay in Canada compared to my home country? Use this tools to check ! http://monsterca.salary.com/CanadaSalaryWizard/LayoutScripts/Swzl_NewSearch.aspx , you might check job boards before and also speak to recruiters , you will want to get a range to target.
There is talk or needed a separate Canadian CV , apart from listing your Canadian Mobile phone , I did not find this was necessary
Here are some resources that are useful :
A few of these you can set email alerts for new jobs and a few you will need to check back on
For Jobs on Kijiji and Craiglist and there will be alot of them , you should have an email template to send them to speed up this!
Hello,Just replying to your post on craigslist. I’ve been in <industry> for 10 years now, and have just started a life in <city> from <where>.I’ve looked through your Job Post and it looks like your responsibilities suit my experience well. During my 10 year career more than half of the time has been working for an <industry> and supporting various sized companies with <stuff>. I am a self starter who is also keen to learn <stuff> as well as being a team player passing on knowledge where I can. I have attached my C.V. to show my previous work history as well as current qualifications.Any questions let me know and I look forward to hearing from youThanks<name>
I got your website from a google search for <industry> in <city> and was wondering if you have any future or current vacancies at your company.
I have a strong background with <industry> in the <country> and looking to continue on my career with an <industry provider> as yourself, when I move to <city> in <time> to utilize my Canada working visa.
I have attached my CV for reference
Find any job postings around your industry on the job boards above and get the personal contact details of your recruiter and email them with your situation and C.V. or Linked In. They will actively find work for you from companies not on job boards , usually bigger clients and contracts