Success Stories

Karina Ortiz – Colombia – Human Resource Assistant

Country: Colombia

Date Hired: May 17th, 2021

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant

Employer: Palliser

How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?
I have the fortune to have Shivani Neeranjan as my Employment Facilitator, she helps me to write my resume, give me tips to face interviews, and was always inspiring me to continue.

What types of job search techniques did you use to find your job?
I have searched for jobs using job search websites, job fair, I have also applied online and used my network

What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?
I feel like there is more respect for other times here in Canada, I really like to feel like part of a team.

What advice would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?
It is very important to build a network, this is I believe the most efficient way to get a job, also to take advantage of all the help offered by some government offices like Manitoba Start.