As the cost of living rises in Canada, here are five questions to ask yourself before pursuing education, accreditation or professional development
The decision to go back to school or pursue professional development is a big one, especially as the cost of living in Canada continues to go up. Windmill connects with career path experts from Douglas College in BC who offer key questions newcomers should ask as part of their decision-making process.
Your hopes and dreams: How setting financial savings goals can help you reach your career potential in Canada
Windmill partner, Prosper Canada, shares the importance of saving and planning for your financial future, especially as you consider your career goals in your new country.
Success strategies to help immigrants and refugees achieve career success beyond the classroom
Your journey to career success as a skilled newcomer to Canada will be as unique as you are. This is because there are many ways to get to the success you dreamed of before you arrived. Newcomer career coach Gabriela Medar argues you must look at the full spectrum of options to decide which make the most sense for you.
What you need to know about relocating for work in Canada: A three-step guide for newcomers
With job growth taking place across the country, some new Canadians with in-demand skills are looking at employment opportunities in a different province or territory. This kind of a career move can feel both exhilarating and daunting all at once. We talked to Windmill Client Success Coach Musenga Simwawa for his advice about relocating to a different part of the country for work.
Your big career move can have a big return on investment. Here are three tips to help make sure it truly pays off.
There are many financial considerations you need to reflect on, and budget for, before making your big career move in Canada. Windmill interviewed Dr. Enoch Omololu, founder of the website Savvy New Canadians, and himself an immigrant, to get his tips for success.
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Supporting Canada’s newcomer STEM innovators
We explore how skilled newcomer women can help unlock Canada’s innovation economy by leveraging their knowledge and training.
Newcomers need champions. Mentors can help.
We explore how newcomers – and their mentors – benefit from strong, mutually beneficial mentoring relationships.
Information and resources to help you launch and advance your career
From understanding the education you need to get reaccredited to financial planning and job search tips, you’ll find everything you need to succeed in your Canadian career within Windmill’s new Career Planning and Success Centre.