FOCUSINDUSTRY CAN-PREPYOU 

Participate in our coaching service to learn more about preparing for employment in Canada and obtaining a Canadian work experience placement. Our coaching will help you with your employment goals and integration into the Canadian workforce.

Job search coaching

Here are some topics you and your coach will work on together to help you reach your Canadian employment goals.

  • Understanding a Canadian job posting (researching and understanding your future industry).
  • Resume formatting (time gaps, fonts, structure).
  • Customizing resumes (matching the job posting with key words and experience)
  • FOCISUNDUSTRY’s dynamite 30 second self-marketing pitch.
  • Networking in your industry (meet the right people in the right place).
  • Telephone interviews (preparing for phone screening calls).
  • Mastering job interviews with local knowledge and confidence.
  • Online sessions will include presentations by Canadian employers

Please contact FOCUSINDUSTRY at info@focusindustry.ca to learn about more career advancement workshops and coaching sessions. 

Canadian workplace and industry practices

Here are some areas of your new industry you will work on with your coach to help you reach your employment goals.

  • Ontario Human Rights Code (overview of workplace rights and discrimination).
  • How to obtain a Canadian work placement while still in your country
  • Labour unions in Ontario - what do unions do?
  • Employer presentations about workplace and industry. 
  • Business/industry terminologies customized for a specific industry.
  • Canadian industry-specific practices (codes, standards, ethics) taught by employers. 
  • Project management preparation for engineering and other industries.
  • Technical and project report writing.
  • Proposal writing for engineering, construction, legal and other industries.
  • Human resources - what is HR it in Ontario? What do they do?

Please contact FOCUSINDUSTRY at info@focusindustry.ca to learn about more career advancement workshops and coaching sessions. 

Canadian government structure, responsibilities (municipal, provincial and federal)

Your coach will teach you how governments work in Canada. 

  • Explanation of each level of government and geography
  • Government and industry oversight, licencing and regulations
  • Educational degree/diploma evaluation
  • Brief history of Canada’s political system
  • The Ombudsman (the purpose of this branch of government)

Please contact FOCUSINDUSTRY at info@focusindustry.ca to learn about more career advancement workshops and coaching sessions. 

Are you a civil engineer in construction in a country other than Canada?

Learn about civil engineering differences & similarities (your country vs. Canada): prepare for your new Canadian industry and connect with employers using this step-by-step manual before you arrive in Canada!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CANADIAN INDUSTRY E-TRAINING MANUAL FOR CIVIL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERS

(1) Understand why it’s important for a pre-newcomer to have a good understanding of a new industry.
(2) Learn how to research industry information and identify industry differences and similarities.
(3) Increase your chances for a job offer through Express Entry or other immigration programs
(4) Provide you with job postings-rich with Canadian industry information.
(5) Show you how to find Canadian contacts in your industry through LinkedIn and other resources.
(6) How to inquire and obtain contract work from Canadian employers.
(7) Show you how to write introduction letters to Canadian employers and build relationships.

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Learn about Mechanical Engineering Differences & Similarities 
(Your Country VS. Canada)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT WILL YOU WILL LEARN AND ACCOMPLISH FROM READING AND COMPLETING THESE SELF-LEARNING EXERCISES FROM THIS CANADIAN E-TRAINING INDUSTRY MANUAL:

(1) A new understanding of your professional industry in Canada.
(2) How to research Canadian industry norms, practices, jobs, companies, projects, regulations and licencing in your target province/city in Canada.
(3) How to relate and match your experience in your country to Canadian experience.
(4) How to network and connect with Canadian employers in your profession.
(5) How to have conversation about industry differences and similarities.
(6) How to present yourself to Canadian employers.
(7) How to analyze and understand Canadian job postings.
(8) How to market yourself for a position in your target-field.