Young people who are looking for a unique and new adventure can apply for a holiday working visa to be able to experience life living, and working, in a different country. Canada is one of the most popular destinations, thanks to its amazing landscapes and the friendliness of its residents!

One of the biggest challenges for IEC visa applicants however, is finding a job once they are approved. Here are some tips to get you on the right track.

Secure your job before you travel

A sure way to mitigate the challenge of finding a job after applying for your permit, is to find your job before you travel.

With Alliance Visas, there are many live jobs available. We have a regular influx of new positions all over the world! What’s more, we take on the entire process for you and sort your iec visa application, too!

We have new openings right now including line cook, food and beverage attendant, front desk rep and more! Head on over to our Instagram to find out all about our upcoming job fair, held in London and Dublin!

Find the best location for your chosen industry

If you prefer to search for your own job, bear in mind that each city has its own features and its own pool of jobs, so you need to match your work with your destination.

For example, if you work in fashion industry Montreal is one of the best places to go. If you work in the gas industry, Calgary is a superb choice. Toronto is the financial capital of the country, but there are plenty of job openings in media, tourism and tech there.

With that being said, it is also a good idea to ensure that your job is situated within a close proximity to your home. This will save you time, as well as lots of money.

Be prepared and informed

Before you leave for your new country, gather as much information as possible about the job opportunities in Canada. This could be done by researching companies that interest you, first. Then, contact them well in advance to line up an interview.

You shouldn’t be afraid to ask the locals, or other people who moved to the country with a IEC visa for help. You will see that most people are eager to offer advice on how to get a job. What better way to seek advice than from the people who have hands on experience!

Prepare your CV

When you start looking for a job after you got your IEC Canada Visa, you need to prepare your CV according to the local requirements.

Canadian resumes (CV’s) don’t usually include pictures, marital status and age. This is to avoid discrimination. The document should be a maximum of two pages long and don’t include positions older than 10 years. Check to see if your certifications are recognized in Canada before adding them on your resume.

Also, Instead of listing your duties, you should be listing your accomplishments on your CV.

Get in touch with us today to check your eligibility, to start your application for IEC working visa today!