Avoid difficulties finding work
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Avoid difficulties finding work

It is possible that as an immigrant, you may encounter certain difficulties finding the job you want.

Here is a summary of the actions you could take before arriving in Québec to avoid these difficulties:

  • Acquire good knowledge of French
  • Found out about the conditions governing the practice of your profession or trade
  • Contact the regulatory body of your profession or trade to find out about the conditions that apply to your situation and begin taking the necessary steps as soon as possible
  • Create a network of personal and professional contacts (before your arrival or during exploratory visits)
  • Learn interview techniques and how to write a typical Québec curriculum vitae that highlights your potential, experience and training
  • Acquaint yourself with workplace values in Québec  
  • Find out about the job opportunities in your field of expertise and in the various regions of Québec
  • Be prepared to occupy a job other than the one you were seeking or one involving less responsibility, while you acquire Québec experience or obtain training
  • Perfect your knowledge of English.
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Last modification : 2017-10-26
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