One of the easiest and safest ways to immigrate to Canada is securing a job offer from a Canadian employer
How to get a job offer from a Canadian employer?
One of the easiest and safest ways to immigrate to Canada is securing a job offer from a Canadian employer.
It means that you will be able to live in Canada and start working from day one until the expiration of your contract, then depending on how long you worked in Canada and the job position you perform you may have the option of applying for the Canadian permanent residence.
First, you need to do some research to verify if you can work with your profession in Canada, meaning if, for example, you are an engineer, what are the job positions that you can apply for related to your previous education and work experience?
Find out if you will need an LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) or if you can apply for a work permit to a job position that is LMIA exempt, here you have a list of LMIA exempt positions.
If so, you can start looking at Canadian job boards, some employers may be open to sponsor workers, give it a try for the most obvious ways.
Another option is to go in person to Canada as a visitor and get to know potential employers; talk to them and try to contact someone that is currently in need of a worker with your profile, and it’s very likely that they will be open to sponsor you. Remember, they have to apply first for an LMIA so that you can then obtain a work permit.
It’s important to understand that if your main goal is to, later on, apply for permanent residence you have to make sure that you have a VALID JOB OFFER, that must meet the following requirements:
-Full-time and must be a contract of more than 12 months.
-In a skilled job listed as Skill Type 0, or Skill Level A or B in the 2016 National Occupational Classification.
We recommend you to always check the following points before hiring a foreign employment agency:
-False advertisement: ¡Free work permits, with no experience needed! This is impossible: the government of Canada does charge a fee for every application and all the work permits require a minimum of 1 year of experience, some job positions may even require 3 to 5 years of experience. So be aware of false advertisement.
-Not certified by ICCRC, or are not validated by an immigration firm that is registered on ICCRC.
– You are being asked to submit false information in order to obtain a work permit, this will be known and will automatically result in refused a work permit.
-Faster processing times.
-Search for reviews.
-Charging for a job offer. Companies are not allowed to charge a fee for giving you a job offer, this is illegal by Canadians jurisdictions. In some cases these fraudulent companies will guarantee a job offer without even interviewing you first.
Companies are allowed to charge a fee for the immigration process but just when they are certified immigration companies, they are the only ones authorized to charge for immigration services.
Don’t let your dreams of living in Canada overwhelm you. Don’t ignore these scamming warnings and prevent from falling on a fraudulent job offer.
If you have doubts about the truthfulness of your job offer, don’t hesitate to contact us.