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Immigrant Talent Could Help

Immigrant talent could help address Canada’s healthcare needs in COVID-19 recovery. A Statistics Canada study indicates that 47% of foreign-educated immigrants with a health-related education are underutilized. Click to view the report. A recent CBC article addresses the fact that there are many immigrant women who are engineers, doctors, and scientists who are working in … Continue reading

We are OPEN virtually!

We are working full-time to serve you! Services are available to job seekers, employers and newcomers via telephone, email and other on-line platforms. Oshawa Location: 905-579-1821 | info@unemployedhelp.on.ca Pickering Location: 905-420-4010 | careadmin@unemployedhelp.on.ca   Read Employment E-News – June 2020 – A New Labour Landscape Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca


Pickering Welcome Centre Manager, Pam DeWilde, recently participated in a twitter chat facilitated by World Education Services (WES). The focus was on immigrant inclusion in Canada’s economic recovery. Many participated in the chat and made the hashtag #ImmigrantsWork the number 2 trending twitter hashtag in Canada. Following are some comments and suggestions that were shared … Continue reading

Mentoring Partnership Webinar

Are you an internationally trained professional wanting to re-connect with your career in Canada? We can connect you with a Canadian Mentor from a similar occupational background who will help you build your local Professional Network, gain a better understanding of the Canadian work environment, and much more! Join us for a Mentoring Orientation Webinar … Continue reading

Webinars for Job Seekers

We are working full-time to serve you! Our services are available to job seekers, employers and newcomers via telephone, email and other on-line platforms. This month we are offering several webinars designed to assist you in your job search. Join us for Ace Your Interviews, access important Post COVID Labour Market Information, learn how you … Continue reading

Skills Needed Post-COVID

What might a post-coronavirus-world look like? A rapidly changing work world will require people with certain skill sets. According to a Forbes.ca article, the following are job skills that will likely be in high demand in a post-covid world. Workers must be Adaptable and Flexible to respond to an ever-changing workplace. This will require updating … Continue reading

Hiring During COVID-19

In response to the pandemic, hiring has changed dramatically with a rise of available Essential Workplace positions and a sharp decrease in other types of employment. Since the pandemic began, jobs in healthcare are up by 35%. Positions in delivery services, supermarkets, and supply chains are also on the rise. Following are some of the … Continue reading

Apprenticeship Grants Available

Ontario is helping apprentices succeed in the workforce and assisting employers in growing their businesses, while increasing participation from under-represented groups. There are a number of Apprenticeship Grants available to help individuals looking to start a career in the trades: Apprenticeship Incentive Grant Apprenticeship Incentive Grant – Women Apprenticeship Completion Grant Learn about 140+ trades … Continue reading

We Are Working to Serve You!

Everything has changed in a short amount of time. We are here to service your employment needs throughout this difficult time. While our ‘bricks and mortar sites’ are closed to the public, Employment Counsellors and Employment Specialists are ready and available to help you. If you are an employer who is looking to hire now, … Continue reading

Remote Reality

A Remote Reality is here and it is not likely to go away anytime soon. Remote working and e-services are not new but the recent state of the world is making the digital transformation of every business a necessity. While employers are working hard to develop digital strategies, many employees are doing their best to … Continue reading