Success Stories

Pedro Jaya -Ecuador – Production Worker

Country: Ecuador

Date Hired: July 20, 2021

Job Title: Production Worker

Employer: Westrock

How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?
IC taught me how to write my resume, focusing in the tasks that employer is looking for.

What types of job search techniques did you use to find your job?
I sent more than 100 aplications only 2 contacte me but doesnt hire me. and finally I found westrock advertising, applied it and they hired me in couple days.

What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?
In canada the jobs for newcomers are harder and bad wages same than my country.

What advice would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?
If you are professional in your country should not come. In canada wages are poor, with 12 $/h only reaches to pay the rent?.