Wan Ting Yen – Cashier

Wan Ting Yen – Cashier

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

Finding work:

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.


Workplace Culture:

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.


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