Canadian employers want to hire people who have soft skills and hard skills, or technical skills, still, many newcomers face barriers to getting hired because they do not have “Canadian experience”. A typical workplace will include people from many different cultural, educational, and religious backgrounds, you need to show that you know Canadian legislation, codes, and ways of doing things, things like:

  • Language and communications skills
  • Knowledge of Canadian employment standards
  • Knowledge of Canadian legislation
  • Ability to fit into the workplace culture