Job Offers, Immigration, and the Real Costs of Relocation | BIG GAME HUNTERS #056

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What are the major hurdles that new immigrants faces when it comes to finding employment? What procedures and costs come into play if a candidate plans on relocating to another country to start a new job? Just how important is securing a job offer first? We brought HR & Immigration Consultant Amelia Chan to the studio to shed insight on these topics, so that candidates can be more informed and prepared heading into their next job search.

00:00 – Introduction
01:10 – How long does the immigration process take? / Temporary vs. permanent work permits
03:27 – Securing concrete job offer / No paperwork means no work permit to enter another country
04:38 – Positions in the highest demand
06:49 – What are the real costs of relocating?
13:50 – Employers are responsible for paying for a new employee’s relocation
17:55 – Express entry: Quicker way of entering a foreign country, under one condition
18:52 – NAFTA allows for the facilitation of temporary work permits for certain professions
20:29 – LMIA: Employer-driven work permit for uncategorized professions
22:49 – Closing thoughts

See if your occupation is a NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) profession:
http://www.international.gc.ca/trade-agreements-accords-commerciaux/agr-acc/nafta-alena/temp05-3.aspx?lang=en

Professionals who hold occupations listed on this page are exempt from the job-validation process normally required of individuals seeking to work in another country.

HIGHER OPTIONS CONSULTING
http://hr-options.com/

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This Episode's Host(s): Michael Flint, Rory McMillan
This Episode's Guest(s): Amelia Chan
Air Date: March 9, 2016

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