Eight Stress-Free Event Networking Tips for Immigrants

Networking is a valuable skill but it can be a source of stress for many immigrants.  Remember that you have used networking techniques even before coming to Canada.  You merely have to hone your skills by using these eight simple tips for stress-free and effective networking and have fun while at it

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Bringing the Taste of Syria to Canada

Badie and Wafaa Al Souad were forced to move to Lebanon in 2014 with their four children due to the war that started in their home country, Syria in 2011. After staying in Lebanon for three years, they received an invitation from the Government of Canada to migrate to Canada as refugees. This family moved to Canada in 2016 and have successfully plated a strong root in Saskatoon with their restaurant, Taste of Syria.

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Gardening Tips for Newcomers

Many newcomers would love to try gardening but don’t know how to start, considering the weather conditions in Canada. Shareba Abdul, a Food and Garden Blogger with In Search Of Yummy-ness, shares some gardening tips for spring.

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Acing Your Job Search by Roy Mapleton  

The book contains various tips on body language and answering tough human resource questions. Roy explains how to portray a positive mindset irrespective of the rejections you may have experienced or the length of time you may have been out of job.

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Alternative Career Paths for Immigrants

Despite the needs that Canada highlights, immigrants still struggle to get jobs, not just because of
employers’ request for Canadian work experience but because immigrants are searching in the same small space as the rest of Canadians. Here are some high-demand career paths that immigrants can consider.

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Managing Your Investments During Uncertain Times

When investors wake up to see a massive decline in their investment, they need reassurance and understanding to know whether to stay the course or make an emotion-driven decision. Our financial expert helps investors facing the current uncertain investment times to gain better understanding in this article.

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Understanding the Canadian Credit System

With the level of misinformation and contradictions on credit history and score on the internet, understanding the Canadian credit system is a feat achieved by very few. Immigrant Muse Editor, Oyin Ajibola had a scenario-based and insightful conversation with Julie Kuzmic, Senior Compliance Officer, Customer Advocacy at Equifax, to help immigrants better understand the concept of credit in Canada.  

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Mentorship – Transfer of Real-Life Business Knowledge

You may not remember the first time you were mentored, wobbling and taking those very first steps into your mother’s arms. You might not recall that feeling of security or warmth that enveloped you. You gained confidence in your abilities! As you got older, others mentored you, your teachers, softball coach, dance teacher, hockey coach – they all wanted to transfer their knowledge to help you enhance your knowledge and skills.  

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