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Shahenshah
Shahenshah
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Posted On: 11/11/2015
Shahenshah
Shahenshah
Posts: 9
Hello,

I am a QA/Testing professional with 9 years experience in IT, and leaning towards a Management role. I am PR holder for about a year, and planning to travel to Toronto early next year. Reading through a couple of forums I understand that it is most recommended that I find a job for myself before traveling.

Hence I am adding this discussion item here, to inquire if we have any good/trusted IT Job Consultancies that can help me find a job by scheduling a few interviews etc before I travel next year.

Thanks in advance for looking through the issue and providing suggestions.

Regards,
Hussain
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Posted On: 11/24/2015
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Hello Hussain,

Thank you for sharing your situation and question with us.

Unfortunately, we cannot recommend any IT Job Consultancies. You may want to do your own search in Google to see what is available.

You may also want to contact anEmployment service to see if they can provide any referrals or some assistance before arriving in Ontario.

There is a great deal of information on Employment Services in our Settlement.Org What is an Employment Resource Centre (ERC)? article.

It will also be helpful to look at some bridging programs that are related to the IT field.

You can find some detailed information in our Settlement.Org What are bridging programs for internationally-trained professionals and tradespeople? article.

I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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Anna
Settlement.Org Content and Information/Referral Specialist, CIRS
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TrueCanadian
TrueCanadian
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Posted On: 2/6/2016
TrueCanadian
TrueCanadian
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Hey,

You are a PR holder and has good experience in IT, but the physical presence is of paramount importance when you attend your first interview (valid for any country including Canada), for trades people and middle level managers. So if you are planning to land very soon, I strongly recommend you should attend some CIIP workshop in India (you are from Hyderabad, India, right?) - http://www.newcomersuccess.ca/index.php/videos/ciip-client-videos/ciip-india
Even though you can apply online and contact few people on phone / Skype, the following is process will ensure your success in Canada -
1. Attend and clear CLBPT with at least level 8 (mandatory for attending training programmes and for your profession), within a week of arrival
2. On arrival, register with a newcomer service centre, inquire, register and attend Training programme (various agencies) for internationally qualified professionals
3. Get your educational qualifications assessed by a designated agency - http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/assessment.asp
4. The Canadian employers' expectations are unique and you have to do a lot of research even before you actually put an application for a job. You can start the research process even before landing here.
5. Caution - Have enough funds (depends on family size and landing place) for your daily needs till you get a job. Also the job market and trends are totally different here. Please do some research on overall economic situation as it will take sometime for you to land even in a temp job.

You may email if you require sector specific info, when you finish the above steps (I'm IT Pro with > 20+ exp from development to PM and beyond)

Welcome to Canada and All the best!


Hello,

I am a QA/Testing professional with 9 years experience in IT, and leaning towards a Management role. I am PR holder for about a year, and planning to travel to Toronto early next year. Reading through a couple of forums I understand that it is most recommended that I find a job for myself before traveling.

Hence I am adding this discussion item here, to inquire if we have any good/trusted IT Job Consultancies that can help me find a job by scheduling a few interviews etc before I travel next year.

Thanks in advance for looking through the issue and providing suggestions.

Regards,
Hussain
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Shahenshah
Shahenshah
Posts: 9


Posted On: 2/10/2016
Shahenshah
Shahenshah
Posts: 9
This is something I was very keen to find out i.e. being able to find something or make contacts with employers while I am still in India. I think this is the best tool one can use to integrate into Canadian economy as claimed by CIIP, much appreciate your suggestion TrueCanadian.

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