Client Success Story
Name: Wan Ting Yen
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Date of Employment Services Intake: May 14, 2014
Date Hired: May 22, 2014
Job Title: Cashier
Employer: Lucky Supermarket
1. How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?
- My facilitator helped me to correct my resume, and gave me some informations about recruitment.
- Immigrant Centre provided many workshops to teach me how to find a job by phone, in person and internet.
- Also taught me how to prepare a job interview and practice it.
2. What types of job search techniques did you use to find your job?
- I walked in restaurant to ask job opportunities.
- Searched job on internet everyday, and sent my resume by email.
- Checked job post outside stores and called employers.
- Went to job fair and the place help people to find job like Immigrant Centre.
1. What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?
- In Canada the wages pay bi-weeks, it is pay monthly in my home country.
- In Canada doesn’t need to overtime, we need to overtime everyday with no pay in my home country.
- In Canada has double pay on public holiday, we are the same pay in my home country.
- There is more respect in the workplace than in my home country.
Advice to other Immigrants/Newcomers:
1. What advice would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?
- Give your resume more than once to the same employers.
- Search job and send resume on internet everyday.
- Practice job interview a lot.
- Don’t pick job, do the job even you don’t really like it at first, and still looking for what the job you are interesting.