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Looking for a job is one of the most critical aspects of your new life in Calgary. While looking for employment and a career, be ambitious but also realistic. If your job is not already secured, consider important factors such as lack of work experience in Canadian companies, level of English language skills, level of education, needs of the Calgary labour market, etc.


Immigrant serving organizations can help you to understand the Canadian labour market and work culture.

Employment practitioners will help you write your resume and improve your interview and job search skills.

It can be helpful to learn more.


Looking for a job in a new country can be challenging. No matter what your credential or previous experience is,

it can be hard to get the desired job initially. It's good to consider looking for a job outside your occupation,

especially if you can't find preferred work immediately.

Consider getting an Educational Credential Assessment to review your education and qualifications.


Key sources of information on working in Canada:


Job Bank is the Government of Canada’s source for jobs and labour market information.


On the following link, you can find an essential workbook for newcomers - Planning to Work in Canada.


Foreign qualifications may need to be assessed for you to work in regulated professions. You may write an examination or work as a trainee to qualify. For more information, check here.


Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits.

To learn more about jobs in Alberta, check the website


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