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Why Student Portfolios Matter for Jobs

Intro It’s the end of November and you’re ramping up your search for internships and part-time job opportunities. You come across an interesting posting and decide to click on it. You read through the general information, expectations, and qualifications and everything sounds perfect. You scroll to the bottom to attach


Vancouver’s Tech Sector Experienced Highest Growth Rate in North America

Canada’s tech scene has always had a bit of catching up compared to its American counterpart. However, a recent Tech-30 report from the commercial real estate firm CBRE has found that Vancouver is set to become one of the fastest-growing hubs for tech workers among other major Canadian and North

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Top Demand Trades – Barbers & Hair Stylists

The Growing Demand for Barbers and Hair Stylists  After graduating high school, most people who wish to pursue higher education go to college or university to complete their four-year degree. With rising debt and questions surrounding the effectiveness of a bachelor’s degree, many are turning to trade schools, where students

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Helpful Guide to Answering Job Interviews and Common Questions

Welcome to your Job Interview Everyone knows how stressful job interviews can be. A lot of preparation is required to do well, and even with all the preparation practiced beforehand, it is essential to make the best impression on your potential boss and stand out as a candidate. Despite all


Learning Tourism Management for a Successful Career in Canada

It is definitely worthwhile to study tourism management in a country like Canada. Tourism is a rich industry in Canada, and studying it will open doors for you not only in Canada but in the rest of the world as well. Where Can Students Learn Tourism Management? Capilano University offers


Working and traveling in Canada with International Experience Canada

More than 30 countries and territories have signed bilateral youth mobility agreements with Canada. Foreign youth(18 to 35) can obtain a temporary work permit to travel and work in Canada through the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. IEC can assist you in gaining international work experience after graduation, taking a

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High Salary Careers with Fine Arts

In the modern era, the title of “artist” now has a different meaning. While you can still paint and draw for a living, artists have also applied their talents in a more applicable way.


Here is Why International Students should Study Social Work in Canada

problem that causes the government a headache. In addition to this issue, new job openings in a 10-year vision are expecting 11,030 jobs. The annual BC median salary in this industry is very decent, recognized at $43,798 (based on 2020 Job Bank wage data); the hourly rate ranges from $16 to $29.


What Jobs Can I Land with a Linguistics Degree?

At a surface level, linguistics just seems like a major where you learn multiple languages or just a long-winded grammar lesson. This is actually not the case at all. In short, linguistics is the science of how language works. Like how chemists break down compounds and study the molecules that make it up, so too linguists with a language that interests them. If you are fascinated by languages, whether by learning them or just how they work, then this would be a good choice for you. 

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How to make an Income as a Translator in Canada?

anguage solution companies in North America, which employ several hundred thousand interpreters and translators to serve the Limited English Proficient community (also known as LEPs). These companies serve millions of people, speak hundreds of languages, and this industry will continue to grow along with the numbers of immigrants to English-speaking countries, such as Canada. 


How to Become a Dental Assistant in Canada?

Dental assisting is a growing and popular profession here in Canada. As an international student, you have two options for becoming a dental assistant in Canada – getting an education in Canada or having your foreign credentials here in Canada by the National Dental Assisting Examining Board. After you’re licensed as a dental assistant, your education is complete and you can continue on with your dental assisting career right here in Canada!


815,800 Vacant Jobs and Labour Shortages in Canada

According to Statistics Canada’s job vacancy report, 129,100 accommodations and food services jobs remained vacant in June as restaurants began reopening. This sector had more openings than health care and social assistance, which had the most vacancies the previous month. The retail trade sector in Canada ranks third. Job vacancies in food services drove up the number of vacant positions in Canada. A total of 815,800 jobs were advertised in June, up 22 percent from May. The majority of these openings were in the service sectors.

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Here is How You Enter the Fashion Marketing Industry in Canada

The Fashion Marketing Industry is not only dominated by New York, London, and Milan. There are many successful apparel design and manufacturing companies in Canada. Several of them have internationally recognized reputations, and their products are highly sought after. Located in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver, Canada’s largest fashion hubs have distinct fashion cultures. We are in the midst of fashion season, so we decided to introduce fashion marketing to international students. Fashion marketing is known for its fast pace. Marketers are always on the lookout for innovative ways to present fashion products artistically that generate conversions and return on investment. Learn about fashion marketing careers, jobs, salaries, programs, and how aspiring marketers can launch successful careers in fashion marketing.

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5 Post-Pandemic Career Options in Biochemistry

The field of biochemistry combines fun in chemistry and biology together while offering lots of diverse career paths. In fact, a major in biochemistry is the foundation for many careers and prepares students for lots of graduate work/study opportunities. If you are interested in this field of study that you must consider these 5 ever-growing career paths.

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In-Demand Human Resource Management Career in Canada

There has been a shift in the in-demand occupations in Canadian. Due the global pandemic, consumer, and business habits have evolved, and with these changes so have the job demands. Human Resource Management is now one of the professions highly sought after employers. So what exactly do HR Managers to do?

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Why International Students must consider In demand Health-Care Careers in Canada!

The pandemic has been going on for more than 1 year and it is greatly affecting the labor market in multiple ways. The Healthcare section has been on a rollercoaster. Since the pandemic started, healthcare worker has become a very demanding job in terms of quality and quantity. The current labor market is seeing 141,700 job openings in Health Care and Social Assistance; which is 16.5 percent of total job openings.


In Demand Hospitality Management Careers Post Pandemic in Canada

According to the labor market report in British Columbia, hotel management related positions are listed on the list of top 10 demanding job in Vancouver. The capacity of job openings of Hotel Management is unimaginable because it continues to grow each year. With developed infrastructures and massive natural resources, Canada

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Data Analyst: Career Outlook and Qualifications

Data analysis focuses on the application of technology in the business environment. Through data modeling, industry standards, design, development, and management for users, data analysis tools help users make the right decision.


Government of British Columbia Projects 861,000 Job Openings

Starting from 2019 to 2029, the BC government will be opening 861,000 positions to replace retired workers and provide more employment opportunities for young people. About 77 percent of these positions required bachelor’s, professional degree, diploma, and certificate educational background, while the remaining posts require applicants with high school and occupation-specific training level education.


How to become an Information Systems Analyst or Consultant?

Recently, the province of British Columbia released a labour market report, which provides a comprehensive analysis and outlook on the employment market of British Columbia from 2019 to 2029. Computer information systems and related industries are still on the list as demanding occupations. According to the report, there will be 861,000 job openings in BC, and about 548,600 new positions in Vancouver. Vancouver takes up about 65% of employment opportunities for BC and the unemployment rate is the lowest in the province. According to data analysis of employment scale and job openings, high-demand industries include wholesale and retail, healthcare, and scientific and technical services. Students who graduated from computer information-related majors could fulfill the eligibility to apply to technology corporates in the Internet era.


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