News August, 2018

Career counsellor’s book helps newcomers

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | There is a career practitioner in Calgary who has juiced out 20 years of his entire experience and expertise into a book, called Destination Canada: Tools for Success, with the sole aim of helping qualified immigrants find their professional footing in Canada.

Syrian refugee helps others get a jumpstart in Canada

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Mustafa Alio is a co-founder of Refugee Career Jumpstart Project in Toronto, Canada Syrian-born Mustafa Alio has always followed his convictions. His friends thought the 23-year-old was crazy when he decided to leave his home country in 2007. He was the district manager for Syria’s largest telecommunications company, Syriatel, owned … Continued

This is why Canada’s gig economy is changing the future of jobs

By Global News | On this week’s episode of the Global News original podcast This is Why, Niki Reitmayer investigates just how reliant society has become on the gig economy and the appeal of working as an independent contractor. She speaks to numerous Uber drivers from cities around the world as well as human rights … Continued