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Are you looking to employ foreign workers?

If you are a Canadian employer and have had trouble finding Canadian employees to staff your business, you're not alone. Many Canadian employers are seeking foreign workers to help alleviate current labour shortages.

Over the past few years, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) have streamlined the process of hiring workers from abroad and made it increasingly time-efficient. It's simpler and faster than you probably think.

Your Options for Hiring Foreign Skilled Workers

It all starts with either a permanent or a temporary job offer from you.

  • If you would like to hire foreign workers for full-time permanent positions, your future employees will need to complete the Canadian Immigration (permanent residence) process. There are several fast-track options to choose from. Learn more about your options.
  • If you're looking to hire foreign workers on a temporary basis, your future employees can obtain Temporary Work Permit

Have you already found a foreign worker who you wish to employ?

If you, as a Canadian employer, have already found a foreign worker to fill an opening your company, we can take care of the process for you to ensure that you meet all government regulations. Learn more about:

Will you need to have your potential employees' internationally-obtained education and work experience assessed?

For certain occupations, internationally-trained workers and professionals must have their education and work experience credentials assessed and recognized by federal and provicial/territorial regulatory bodies before they can work in Canada. For many regulated occupations such as engineers, medical doctors, nurses, electricians, plumbers, veterinarians, and physiotherapists, foreign-trained workers may need to obtain additional certification before they can work in their fields.

 

Canadavisa Resume Bank

Canadavisa offers a Resume Builder tool to job seekers, with the option to store their resumes in the CanadaVisa Resume Bank. Canadian employers can obtain access to these resumes to search for potential employment candidates from across the world and across industries.

Contact us using the form below for more information about obtaining access to the CanadaVisa Resume Bank or to see how we can help you hire foreign workers and professionals.

 

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