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October 21st & 25th – Career Connections for Newcomers – Presented by SFU & Back in Motion

Career Connections for Newcomers – Presented by SFU & Back in Motion

Are you a newcomer to Canada looking for information, resources, and employment?

Join us for the Career Connections for Newcomers Series which features three events over two days with a purpose to connect you with the information and resources you need to find work in your field of interest.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP & RESOURCE FAIR – OCTOBER 21, 2017

Career Connections Resource Fair

10:00am – 2:00 pm

Back in Motion Rehab, Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program, will be hosting a Resource Fair for the Surrey Newcomers Employer Week. This event is targeted to offer a wealth of resources for newcomers under one platform. Organizations participating in this event are focused on assisting newcomers to align their skills with local opportunities. We expect the magnitude of this event will signal to all newcomers our joint commitment to seeing them succeed and will instill confidence for individuals seeking a starting point with their new life chapter in Canada.

Keys to Career Development for Immigrants

11:00am – 1:00 pm

A no-cost career development workshop for newcomers with practical information, advice and tips for advancing employment in their field of interest. Sessions will be delivered by inspiring immigrants who have established successful careers in Canada.

Workshop topics will include regulated and non-regulated jobs, credential evaluation, and best practices for taking advantage of networking and employment opportunities at Job Fairs. In addition, employment consultants will offer specific advice for newcomers who have worked in the following fields: Information Technology, Finance, Education and Nursing. Participants will also have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with employment consultants after the group session.

Schedule of Events

  • 11am – Welcome Address
  • 11:05am – 11:30am – Regulated vs Non Regulated Jobs and Credential Evaluation
  • 11:30am – 12pm – Tips & Tricks to shine at Job Fairs
  • 12pm – 12:45pm – Small group industry breakout sessions: Information Technology, Finance, Education and Nursing
  • 12:45pm – 1pm – Closing Address, One-on-one sessions with Employment Counsellors (optional)

CONNECTIONS NETWORKING EVENT – OCTOBER 25, 2017 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Calling all skilled immigrants in Information Technology and Finance! This event brings together top companies seeking talent in IT and Finance and aims to connect skilled immigrants and local employers.

Where: Simon Fraser University – Surrey Campus – 13450 102nd Avenue Surrey, BC V3T 0A3

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July 26th – 27th : Settlement in Canada Online Fair – Join us!

Back in Motion Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants is excited to be participating in the first Settlement in Canada Online Fair!

Meet influential settlement experts from a wide range of industries, employment sectors and education fields.

By taking the time to attend the online fairs and meeting with these settlement experts you will be able to launch your career to the next level.  As a newcomer to Canada, you cannot afford to miss out on this amazing opportunity.

Register online TODAY!

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July 25th – Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Info Session

ISSofBC, Back in Motion & DIVERSEcity presents: Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants : Information Session 

Make the move into BC’s workforce with skills upgrading, mentorship and Canadian work experience!

Skilled immigrants often lack Canadian credentials, preventing them from working in their field of expertise. Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants will help you access funding for BC certifications or courses to meet Canada’s job requirements.

Program Benefits Include:

  • Career Planning & Job Search Workshops
  • Credential Evaluation
  • Occupation-specific language training
  • Funded skills training and upgrading
  • Mentorship, networking & employer connections
  • Work placement

When: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017. 4pm – 6pm. Please arrive early! Please bring your resume and Permanent Residency Card for the pre-screening process.

Where: Surrey City Centre Library – Room #120 – 10350 University Dr. Surrey, BC

How to register: Register by emailing careerpaths@issbc.org or by calling 604.590.4021

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March 23rd – Career Paths Open House (Surrey)

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants presents: Career Paths Open House (Surrey) 

Make the move into BC’s workforce with skills upgrading, mentorship and Canadian work experience!

Join us to learn more about the Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program, meet guest speakers, and network with locals service providers.

Skilled immigrants often lack Canadian credentials, preventing them from working in their field of expertise. Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants will help you access funding for BC certifications or courses to meet Canada’s job requirements.

When: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 – 3pm – 5pm

Where: Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – #260 – 7525 King George Hwy, Surrey, BC

How to register: Complete the Eventbrite registration form below. 

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March 30th – Career Paths Open House (Richmond)

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants presents: Career Paths Open House (Richmond) 

Make the move into BC’s workforce with skills upgrading, mentorship and Canadian work experience!

Join us to learn more about the Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants Program, meet guest speakers, and network with locals service providers.

Skilled immigrants often lack Canadian credentials, preventing them from working in their field of expertise. Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants will help you access funding for BC certifications or courses to meet Canada’s job requirements.

When: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 – 3pm – 5pm

Where: Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – #280 – 3631 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC

How to register: Complete the Eventbrite registration form below. 

 

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February 23rd – Engineering Sector Info Session 2017

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants presents: Engineering Sector Info Session 2017

When: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 – Starts at 5:30pm sharp!

Where: Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants – #280 – 3631 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC

How to register: Current BiM Career Paths for Immigrants program clients must register directly via email to your Employment Counsellor/Case Manager AND cc email: EventsSkillsConnect@backinmotion.com so that you will receive complete instructions on what to do/bring for membership in SITE BC.

Please tell us how you heard about the event, your specialization and the name of your Employment Counsellor and Agency if you have one.

Please put “Engineering Event 2017-02-23” in the email subject line.

 

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