Build ON is a pre-arrival service funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. We provide specialized information and orientation about the Skilled Trades to newcomers approved to immigrate to Ontario, Canada. This blog is going to explore a wide range of topics relating to employment in Canada.

  • August 26, 2021

    When it comes to landing a new job, it’s important to stand out professionally. This has always been true, but social distancing and virtual meetings have made it more difficult than ever to make a positive impression. Not to worry! There’s practice you can do and tips you can follow to succeed in a remote interview. Keep reading!
  • July 29, 2021
    Moving to Canada is not an easy task; it comes with lots of challenges and requires lots of research. One of the first questions that come to mind is where to move to? This is not a vacation trip, where you might like it or not. This is the place where you, and perhaps your family, want to settle. When looking for the “perfect” place, people look for safety and a good location with a suitable lifestyle. These considerations are crucial; however there is still more to reflect on before making this important decision. Read on to find out what you should consider to ease your transition into Canada.
  • June 24, 2021
    Before your arrival to Canada, it is important to start practicing English or French, depending on where you’ll be settling. By improving your language skills, you inevitably improve your chance of getting employment. As a newcomer to Canada, there are many resources available for before and after your move that will enable you to get more comfortable with Canada’s official languages. Read more about how practicing English or French and visiting a Language Assessment and Referral Centre can help you.
  • May 27, 2021
    As a newcomer looking for your first role in Canada, you may have come across a lot of information on the importance of “Canadian Experience”. To this end, getting a survival job may be something you are considering but before you do, read this article to get more information about what a survival job entails as well as feedback on the realities of survival jobs from people with firsthand experience
  • April 29, 2021
    Starting a business in Canada requires a great deal of discipline, passion and persistence. Read this blog post by the ACCES Entrepreneurship Connections® Pre-Arrival (ECP) program to help you understand how you can utilize your education and experience and translate that into starting your own business in Canada.