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Looking For Work and Migrate to Canada- Express Entry System

Are you looking for work from abroad and is interested in looking for a job under the Canada Federal Skilled Worker program? From January 2015, there is a new Government system on how you can apply to get into Canada as permanent resident. The system is called Express Entry and is an electronic system to manage applications pertaining to application for permanent residence and under certain economic immigration programs.

The Express Entry system that has just started this month. (January 2015) is not the only way that you can get to Canada. Though this is the first step for you to do in order to migrate to Canada.

There are other lists of things for you to do in order to be considered for this system of migrating to Canada.

Prospective applicants can submit or create a profile that highlights your experiences, your credentials and skills  in the Express Entry program. Applicants who do not already have job offer from Canadian employer still have that chance to register with Canada job bank in order to connect to Canadian employers.

But first thing first. Please consider the Points system and the Selection Factor below;

Selection Factor: Points For Each Criteria
Education 25 points
Proficiency in English and/or French 24 points
Experience 21 points
Age 10 points
Arranged Employment in Canada 10 points
Adaptability 10 points
Total 100 points
Passing mark 67 point

The following are excerpts from CIC– Citizenship and Immigration Canada site…

Anyone who is accepted into the Express Entry pool could get an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence. Draws to invite candidates to apply will take place regularly over the course of each year. We will only pick the top ranking candidates no matter when they were accepted into the pool.

If you are invited to apply, you will have 60 days to submit a complete Application for Permanent Residence online.

Migrate to Canada

Express Entry System

The first draw for an invitation to apply is planned for the last week of January 2015.

* You need to know and learn more about what you need to complete in the Express Entry profile

* You also need to learn more and understand what the Employers Information for you to fill the labor market shortages permanently with skilled foreign workers.

* You need to learn and understand more about How Express Entry Works

* You may also need to answer the question of  “Why Choose Canada”.  Simply discover how you can benefit from Canada’s Vibrant economy and high standard of living.

* You need to know more about what are the Following:

– Federal Skilled Worker Program

– Federal Skilled Trades Program

– Canadian Experience Class

It is vital to know more about these 3 above mentioned programs to for better understanding and knowing what you next step will be.

All the provinces and Territories in Canada can also recruit candidates from the Express Entry system pool through their Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to meet their local labor market needs. Each of the provinces have different system on accepting prospective applicants so you need to also check on those too.

You may also want to visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for more information on the new system of applying to Canada works.

Related Information:

-Migrating to Canada can be easy if you have the right skill sets, work experience, education and in line with what Canada needs. .

– Skills in the energy sector or industry can also get you some offers of employment. Engineers and other technology related skills in this industry can also really help you migrate to Canada. Solar energy and renewable energy also being encourage here in Canada so they will need skilled workers in this industry.

-Health related education and skills are also in demand. This are mostly in the field of nursing and palliative care. Senior home healthcare workers are in demand now and many training schools or technical schools and course are offered to people who like to get into this field of employment.

Getting more educated in tech courses or technical training and or diplomas, certificate courses can also improve your chances of getting job offers in Canada or at least it can get into the Job Bank pool.

– The political landscape can change every time and sometimes these federal and provincial climate may change. With the change on party holding office regardless, most of the time these employments and jobs for migrating to Canada seldom really get a huge overhaul. This is one instance only (January 2015) where there are some significant changes but nothing really to worry if you are in one of the programs or skilled categories that the government needs. So keeping a close on eye on the political status of Canada is good idea but nothing really of significant influence on changes to the programs.

– Immigration rules and policies keep on changing to the needs of the country but there are always some exceptions and it also depends on each provincial government needs that can also make some amendments to satisfy each provincial work force needs.

For Finance and Business prospective applicants. Business and finance oriented people can also have a great chance to get job offers from Canadian employers. If you do not get job offers in the business sector or cannot get job offers in the finance industry related employers, you still have another chance. This is by enrolling in MBA or Phd course in one of the universities and colleges here in Canada and this can be an easy way to migrate to Canada. While you are studying here in Canada, you can be given a work permit in your field of education.

I will get more related information on this topic as it arises…

One of  Information Sources; Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Website


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