Name: Rim Abraha
Country of Origin: Eritrea
Date Hired: March, 2017
Job Title: Child Care
- How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?
My Facilitator Weyni helped me a lot with developing a good resume and cover letter also she guides me with where and how to apply for a job.
She was very helpful, and supported me a lot with applying for a job.
- What types of job search techniques did you use to find your job?
Through my friend’s network and apply online.
- What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?
The main difference is that am able to have new friends from different countries and backgrounds which helped me gain new skills.
Advice to other Immigrants/Newcomers:
- What advices would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?
An advice I would give to a new comer would be, do some volunteering before you start looking for a job. This will help you a lot to have full understanding about the Canadian workplace culture.