Downloadable career success resources
The Skilled Immigrant Career Success Guide
The Skilled Immigrant Career Success Guide provides newcomers with the information and success strategies they need to bring their skills to the Canadian labour market. Featuring sixteen articles, this guide focuses on four areas: financial planning, career skills, job search preparation and education credentials.
Trending Jobs Report
The Trending Jobs Report uses recent labour market data to empower you as you plan your career moving forward. Wherever you live in Canada, the report offers localized information on the jobs and sectors showing the strongest growth and prospects. It also contains supports and resources to help you navigate your path to career success with confidence.
Immigrating to Canada in hopes of pursuing your career ambitions is a big deal, so it can be disappointing to realize the education or certification you brought from your home country is not recognized here. Whether you’re a dentist or a truck driver, learn about the steps required to get back to your profession in Canada.
Career Change Navigator
The Career Change Navigator has the answers and will help you successfully complete your career transition with proven success strategies, a career change checklist, transition tips, links to supporting resources and organizations and advice from newcomers who have jumped from one career to another.
Manage your money in Canada
Bringing financial savviness to new Canadians: Tips to plan for the future and the unexpected
As an immigrant himself, Dr. Enoch Omololu understands the financial challenges newcomers experience. The Winnipeg-based veterinarian launched the website, Savvy New Canadians, in 2016, to help immigrants and refugees in their financial planning efforts. Omololu holds a master’s degree in finance and investment management and shares his expertise and knowledge to help fellow immigrants achieve their financial goals.
Seeing debt differently – A Windmill client success coach helps newcomers understand the basics of borrowing in Canada
Windmill Client Success Coach Joyce Wan has observed that when it comes to knowledge of credit products or services and debt, knowledge held by newcomers varies dramatically. Wan offers tips and resources to help immigrants and refugees understand the good and bad of debt in Canada and how to manage it successfully.
Want to take control of your money and financial future? A certified financial professional can help
Alberta-based Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Esteban Rivera, who immigrated to Canada more than 20 years ago from Venezuela shares how accounting and other certified financial professionals can help immigrants and refugees make stronger money management decisions.
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Every journey to career success is different
We highlight the key questions you need to ask and the steps you need to take to successfully make your big career move in Canada.
News for skilled immigrants and refugees in Canada
Find out news and information, from across Canada, helping you understand the issues, changes, events and policies affecting newcomers.
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A simple path to career success: Three steps to an affordable loan
A affordable loan from Windmill of up to $15,000 can help you pay for the education, training or career development courses you need to advance and grow your career in Canada. Here’s how:
Find out if you’re eligible
Apply for a loan
If you are eligible, prepare your documents for your Windmill loan application. Here’s what you’ll need. You will be notified about your loan approval within two weeks.
Start your journey to career success
Get notified about your loan approval and work with a Windmill client success coach to achieve your career success plan with mentorship and financial planning tools available to support you.
What can an affordable loan from Windmill mean to your career success in Canada? Maybe increased income or new career opportunities.
Do you want to know what a Windmill loan can be used for? Find the answer to this question and more on our Frequently Asked Questions page.