Media Stories

HEADLINE
MEDIA
DATE
EXCERPT
HEADLINE
MEDIA
CBC
DATE
Apr 02, 2020
EXCERPT

As restaurants, bars and other businesses shut their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic, laying off tens of thousands of people, there are other industries in the city looking to hire workers — and they're not just retail and cashier jobs. >> COVID-19-related; Accounting and finance; IT (Information technology); Retail

HEADLINE5 HIGH-PAYING ENTRY-LEVEL JOBS
MEDIA
VPI Working Solutions
DATE
Jul 22, 2019
EXCERPT

Everyone has to start somewhere. But just because you're starting at the beginning doesn't mean you have to start at the bottom–at least in terms of pay. Entry-level jobs are the initial role that you take in a particular industry that will hopefully be the first of many in your career. And some entry-level jobs pay better than others. >> Accounting and finance; Health care; IT (Information technology); Sales and marketing

Programs & Events

Title:
Sectors:
Accounting and finance, Banking & finance, Sales and marketing
Type:
OSLT
Organizers:
Collège Boréal
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
6
Sectors:
All
Type:
Job search, Training with newcomer focus
Organizers:
NCP - Newcomer Centre of Peel
Location(s):
GTA-West, Mississauga
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
6
Sectors:
Accounting and finance
Type:
ELT, Work-specific language training
Organizers:
COSTI
Location(s):
GTA-North, Markham, Vaughan
Start Date:
Ongoing
Minimum CLB:
6
Sectors:
Accounting and finance, Banking & finance, Office administration, Professional management, Project management
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
York University
Location(s):
GTA-North, North York
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
8
Sectors:
Accounting and finance
Type:
OSLT, Work-specific language training
Organizers:
George Brown College
Location(s):
GTA-Central, Toronto-central
Start Date:
Not yet confirmed or scheduled
Minimum CLB:
6

Work to Consider

Manufacturing

Often, the term “manufacturing” conjures images of large factories where employees work on an assembly line to piece things together, such as fabricated metal products, machinery, and automobiles. Given the diversity of products and production methods, there are many different jobs within the manufacturing sector.

Tips & Leads

Bridging Programs: A Guide for Newcomers

Bridge training programs are for all immigrant newcomers (and not just refugees) who already have a combination of international post-secondary education and work experience, as well as a high level of English proficiency.

Mentorship for newcomers

An overview of mentorship programs offered in the GTA, including those of many organizations affiliated with TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council) and a few other organizations. Many of these programs require CLB 6 English. Also discussed is the role that sponsors can play as mentors, themselves, or in introducing newcomers to mentors.