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Verónica Mazariegos – Guatemala – Sewing Machine Operator

Country: Guatemala

Date Hired: November 8, 2021

Job Title: Sewing machine

Employer: Canada Goose

How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?
Wrote my resume Taught me to get certified in customer service Gave me more confidence Taught me interview skills Taught English

What types of job search techniques did you use to find your job?
Talked to my friends Visited employers Job fair

What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?
In Canada I have had the opportunity to learn a new job, share with my coworkers let me feel comfortable to expand my point of view about life. At home, I couldn't find the kind of job that I was looking for changing for a while my job area.

What advice would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?
I think that we are blessed to have the opportunity to reinvent ourselves, like immigrants we can make a different life, take different ways, just enjoy about our new style of living.