Put together a job search Folder and get a Diary/ or a
Calendar to get organized. Get a resume and cover letter
Remember that looking for work in Canada as Foreign Worker
is hard you should consider doing this in partnership with
a employment Counsellor and it can take time to land a job!
You need to view it as an adventure and as an opportunity
to explore your field in your chosen Province. A positive
attitude throughout the job search campaign is absolutely
Read online Canadian
newspapers and look at the geographical area you are
interested in daily for ideas on what the key issues are
and which companies and industries are growing in your areas
of interest. File clipped articles. Note names of individuals
and companies mentioned in the articles.
Find 10 potential contacts each week and make 10 cold calls.
Get referrals to individuals in your field from each one.
Develop a list of possible companies from the web and from
directories of companies that are geographical based like
book or contact
me for some advise on how to get started
Arrange and conduct 2 to 4 informational interviews for
your fact finding trip; get referrals from each. Follow
up with thank-you notes.
Spend 4 to 5 hours on the web to do some research. Do research
on 10 companies on your target list and send 10 letters
expressing interest in the organization and describing your
qualifications each week. Follow up with telephone calls.
Schedule appointments. Continue your research.
Answer all employment ads from the web and other sources
related to your career objective even if you are "under"
or "over" qualified. Contact anyone you know who might know
someone in the company for referrals. Follow up on applications
with telephone calls after 3 days. Paste the job details
and make notations for each.
Read 2 professional/ trade journals related to jobs/fields
of interest. Respond to ads in classified employment section.
Visit on line job fairs
Check on any meetings/social functions being sponsored
by professional associations related to your job objective(s).
Make new contacts and if possible try and attend these functions
and consider getting their memberships, follow up with phone
calls or letters.
Write thank-you notes immediately following each appointment.
Re-emphasize your interest and qualifications. State what
your next step will be.
Schedule leisure time to check out other websites such