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FAST Helps Immigrants Make Meaningful Connections

Barely a year since its expansion, the Facilitating Access to Skilled Talent (FAST) Program is seeing positive results. This IEC-BC initiative helps skilled immigrants prepare for their Canadian career – even before they arrive here.   Initially designed to support newcomers in skilled trades, the program expanded in June 2017 to respond to the talent […]

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Put your biotech skills to work in Canada’s bio-economy

Immigrating to Canada with work experience in biotech? You may have the needed skills to work and succeed in Canada’s bio-economy.

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6 Steps to a Successful Career in Tech

Looking to work in BC’s booming tech sector? We had a chat with Talent Specialists Jocelyn Meyer and Anthony Azar from Traction on Demand, North America’s largest independent Salesforce consulting and application development firm.   They shared six things newcomers need to succeed in BC’s growing IT industry:   1. Culture Fit Employers often look […]

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Homegrown Program Puts Global Skills to Work in BC

British Columbia has a new tool to help fill some of the 934,000 job openings expected through 2025. The Immigrant Employment Council of British Columbia (IEC-BC) announces the expansion of FASTBC.ORG to help skilled immigrants become better prepared for work in Canada, and connect employers with internationally trained workers. Initially designed to facilitate access to […]

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