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Amparo Chavarro

Country: Colombia

Date Hired: August 1, 2018

Job Title: Store Associate

Employer: Dollarama

How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?
Taught me how to apply for jobs

What types of job search techniques did you use to find your job?
Visited employers at the location

What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?
The employers don't use direct communication; it's hard to know how your performance has been. Entry level positions don't have a strong training process.

What advice would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?
Go directly to the employer's location or websites.