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Use Social Media for Your Work Search

Using social media for your work search can help you find opportunities and showcase your abilities in innovative ways.
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Quote on networking for newcomers

"There are so many places you can network: with others in the same occupation as you, with people from the same country, and people in your neighbourhood. If you have school-aged children, get to know the other parents. You never know who they know."

—Kathryn, a physician who emigrated from South Africa

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Skills for Success: Communication (1:09)

Communication skills are important for developing good working relationships with co-workers and clients, including those from different backgrounds and cultures. Strong communication skills help you work effectively in a team. They help you understand a variety of viewpoints. They help you gather and share information to solve problems—whether at work or in your daily life.

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Studying Entrepreneurship at a Technical Institute (2:30)

Dave is studying business at a technical institute. Watch as he discusses working towards entrepreneurship, the benefits of small class size, and becoming involved with his student association.

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