Once you step foot on the beauteous Canadian province of British Columbia with your Canada PR, the next thing that occupies your mind is finding a job matching your skill set. Well, we have it all sorted for you so that when you immigrate along with your family finding a job will not be a rocket science to you, making you more confident on finding yourself a well-paying job in major cities of B.C. like Victoria and Vancouver. Once you land yourself a job, settling in this province will become gradually easier. But where do you begin, as getting a job in Canada is an altogether different ball game from what it was on your home ground.
Let’s begin with the basics!
To get a job in the B.C. province of Canada, you will first require
- To have your credentials and certificates recognized
- Have a good level of English language proficiency
- Educate yourself on the required job skills
But what works best for you? A job offer from B.C. works tremendously in your favor while looking for a job as it fits your skills set and work experience you gained over the last couple of years.
We have specially, made a list of resources that you can utilize while looking for a job in B.C.
- WorkBC job board: You can search this WorkBC job board, as it is a complete database for varied job postings from all around B.C
- Canada Job Bank: This online tool can be a great help while finding jobs in and around B.C.
- WelcomeBC career profiles: You can use this medium for information many occupations in B.C., involving wages, licensing requirements etc.
- Planning to Work in B.C., Canada Workbook is a beneficial handbook that can aid you during your job search in B.C.
- WorkBC Jobs in Demand: Via this medium, you can expect to find more jobs in the near future to come, that
- C. Labour Market Outlook: On this portal, you can enlighten yourself about job opportunities over the next upcoming years and the skills and education you will be requiring for the same.
- Income and wages in B.C.: Here you can familiarize yourself with average income and the minimum wage of B.C.
As additional steps towards job search in B.C.
- You can look for jobs listings online or in the classified sections of national and local newspapers.
- As a matter of fact, you can contact employment departments of organizations where you would like to start working in.
- You can ask your friends or family regarding any job leads they know of.
- For support, you can contact the Settlement Services Agency.
- For employment programs and information, you can visit the Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre (SIIC) at the Vancouver Public Library or reach them online.
- To gain work experience in Canada you can easily find volunteer opportunities.
- For getting information on the government of Canada employment services and training assistance you can Call or visit a Service Canada Centre.