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  1. nthompson

    Paid Internships Through Career Edge

    Great advice, CareerEdge for sure was my golden ticket to landing a position which was higher than my dream job. Once people get the opportunity my advice to them is that don't stop there as you need to network and showcase your skills on the temporary assignment and let it known that you can...
  2. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    Hello everyone, I'm VERY VERY SORRY for such a late reply and I guess you may have already found your answers. I've been so busy with work and trying to settling in. I'd love to share some great news with your all. I just landed a position which is beyond my dream position in the Government...
  3. nthompson

    Which is Better INDIA or CANADA

    Well this should be easy for me to translate as I currently work for the Canadian government so we can compare. You currently make RS 80,000 per month working for the government. That's $1,500 per month in Canadian dollar. That's like minimum wage here. I make RS 471,100.00 per month working...
  4. nthompson

    Find Co-op/Internship easier or harder than finding a job ?

    Hmm not too sure by exactly what you mean with your question? But if you mean are you able to get a co-op position being a international student in Canada, then yes you have the same rights and opportunity as a Canadian citizen. At my work place I've had co-op students who are international...
  5. nthompson

    Paid Internships Through Career Edge

    Told you knew you would of got the job. Congratulations, we will look forward to your stories feel free to update us on your progress
  6. nthompson

    Find Co-op/Internship easier or harder than finding a job ?

    You won't have a problem landing a co op job specially studying that those universities. I have had a lot of co ops work at my ministry and trust me a lot of them are lazy. One thing I would tell future co op students is treat your co op job like a real job because you would need them as a...
  7. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    Kornn, I would highly go against applying through careeredge if your not even in the country. You won't even qualify because you need to be a landed permanent resident. It would be great if you could land a job before moving over but if you read the forums there are people who are already...
  8. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    Hello Ammenla, I'm really glad that after reading negatives comments and then reading mine it gave you confidence, because sadly their is a lot of negative comments on here :( 1) Toronto is a great place, a lot of development and growth here but it is still challenging to land a job but it's...
  9. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    Yes they do all count. Does not matter what part of the world he achieved his certifications it all counts. Add in everything don't miss out even the smallest certifications because everything counts
  10. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    Once you get a interview screening they will send you a few links to your email were you will do a online assessment on your qualifications to see what your qualifications is recognized as in Canada. Honestly after I put all my qualifications in on what additional course I took in the UK. My...
  11. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    No problem I really hope this information can come to some use for you :) Sweet there will be a few postings around that time. So the day you land make sure you sign up lol
  12. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    Hey Stranger, Thanks mate :) If you are landing before July be a perfect time to apply to government jobs as Career Edge will have a lot on the website in the coming months. Good luck mate and hope you land soon :)
  13. nthompson

    Paid Internships Through Career Edge

    Now this is what I call fantastic news. We need more of these and congratulations on landing yourself a permanent position Shows that it does happen to a lot of us who really want it. And I bet your worked your socks off to show them that your worth keeping. Glad you also settled and got...
  14. nthompson

    Paid Internships Through Career Edge

    No problem and please keep us updated if you hear anything. I really love to hear good news and it really gives all of us hopes that there is still a chance for us to make a life in Canada
  15. nthompson

    Paid Internships Through Career Edge

    Hello Perla, And I'd like to say that sounds really positive. Your experience sounds very different than mine but maybe government internship interviews are different. With my internship interview I had to do a test and create a powerpoint presentation and write a briefing note in 30mins then...
  16. nthompson

    My Experience with landing a job with CareerEdge

    Thanks Haiderzaidi, I really appreciate your comments. I know what you mean because before I moved to Canada I also came to this website seeking advice on jobs. But all I saw was negative comments and no one posting anything positive which would potentially help newcomers to Canada. It is...
  17. nthompson

    Canadian Experience

    Exactly and from my own experience I can agree on this. It's sad but true. Even if your not from these countries don't feel discouraged at all as long as your English is decent you be fine. But if you can speak French and you move to Canada excluding Quebec you will hit a goldmine as I wish I...
  18. nthompson

    Paid Internships Through Career Edge

    Hello Osama, From my personal own experience I did question this and was told that's the most you can get paid. I have seen people say that they earned more than that but I don't know how true that is because the company pays career edge a fixed rate and it's not down to the company to raise...