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Welcome to GradLinkCanada’s news section, a continuously moving newsreel of the latest happenings in the country’s graduate job markets, including which Canada-based employers/sectors are recruiting, and latest advice from various industries. Our events listing includes the latest careers conferences, fairs, exhibitions etc. of interest to students and graduates from Canada.

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International students, how to impress on your first day of work and beyond

After all your hard work, you’ve secured your first professional role- congratulations! It can be both an exciting and daunting time as you start this next stage in your career. In order to make a good impression and show the value you bring, we’ve put together some ideas for how to prepare for your new role and impress your employer.

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By Jen Garmston Published: October 19, 2018

Why diversifying your boardroom is key for 2018

When hiring new starters, do you think of their journey and where they might end up in your company? If hiring passionate, focused employees, there is every chance that somewhere down the line they could be heading up your boardroom in the future. So it’s important to think about who will be part of this pool of talent heading for the top.

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By David Gee
Published: August 06, 2018

How international students can find a graduate role in Canada

Canada is fast becoming a top employment destination for many looking for roles across the globe and it’s not hard to see why. Aside from the variety and beauty Canada’s landscapes and cities have to offer, the country’s laws mean that they are more inviting to accommodate foreign workers. Depending on your industry, you may or may not need a work permit but to be sure, check the information on the government’s website. There is even a tool to help you determine if a work visa is appropriate on the Government of Canada’s website.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: May 08, 2018

The top career tips every international student should take on in 2018

Each January we’re met with the same message about new year’s resolutions; eating healthily, exercising more and finding the ‘new’ you. While this is all good advice, here at GradLink our focus is always on how we can help you find the best role after university. The start of a new year is as good as any to re-evaluate where you are in your career search and make a plan for the year ahead.

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By Jen Garmston
Published: January 15, 2018

Finding a job in the UK: A timeline for international students

Trying to find a job in the UK can be daunting as an international student. Aside from visa requirements and sponsorship, knowing how and when to apply for a role is your first hurdle. That’s where we come in with our handy guide to finding a role in the UK. From volunteering to paid graduate roles, we’ve found the best time of year to apply for these roles and what they can offer you in return. So, what jobs can you apply for?

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By Jen Garmston
Published: November 14, 2017

How international students can get the most from careers fairs

Careers fairs can be a nerve-wracking business. With hundreds of employers and a plethora of keen candidates to compete with, it bodes well to be prepared.

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By David Gee
Published: October 13, 2017

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