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Thriving As A Canadian Immigrant

Thriving As A Canadian Immigrant

By TAACI

Moving to a new country can be exciting, unfamiliar, nerve-wracking, and all the feels that come with a major change. This podcast is dedicated to sharing tips and knowledge to help you excel as a Professional in a new country.
Brought to you by Toyin of ThrivingAsACanadianImmigrant (TAACI), specifically to provide you the ginger you need to not just settle, but THRIVE in Canada! If this helps you, pls share the word to others who may need the info also. Subscribe for future episodes.
IG: @ThrivingAsACanadianImmigrant
Email: ThrivingAsACanadianImmigrant@gmail.com
Music by Joseph McDade
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In Canada, what can I talk about when making "small talk"? / TAACI S1Ep5

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Season 1 Complete / Announcement
Season 1 Complete / Announcement
10 great episodes so far and Season 1 of TAACI Podcast is complete!  We are working on Season 2.  Feel free to come on over while we are on this break to join our community on Instagram for useful tips.  I'd be happy to hear from you and help you on discussions relating to previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Reach out on IG: @thrivingasacanadianimmigrant OR Gmail: thrivingasacanadianimmigrant@gmail.com. Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya! Really!
01:35
August 20, 2020
Questions to ask during your job interview(s) in Canada / TAACI S1Ep10
Questions to ask during your job interview(s) in Canada / TAACI S1Ep10
If you get to the interview stage, this likely means you stand a chance of getting the job. How you perform during the interview can be the "deal-breaker" or "deal-sealer"! It is always beneficial to go prepared for your interviews, and your preparedness can show in the type of questions you ask.  If you are wondering what questions to ask during your job interviews in Canada, then this episode is for you! Asking these questions not only show you may be a great candidate, it also helps improve your knowledge about the organisation.  Tune in, and proceed to use the information to your advantage.  If this episode is beneficial to you, share the good resource with a friend!  I'd be happy to hear from you and help you on discussions relating to this episode, previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Reach out on IG: @thrivingasacanadianimmigrant. OR Gmail: thrivingasacanadianimmigrant@gmail.com.  Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya! Really! 
10:00
August 06, 2020
How to get a job when you have no "Canadian experience" / TAACI S1Ep9
How to get a job when you have no "Canadian experience" / TAACI S1Ep9
You've likely heard this many times, that it is so hard to land a job as a newcomer when you have no "Canadian experience". In this episode of TAACI, I have shared tips on how to get past the "no Canadian experience" that may be holding you back! Don't be dismayed, there is a way out! Listen for the very practical tips, so you can get past that hurdle and land your desired job!  If you have a career-related questions as an immigrant professional on your Canada journey, feel free to reach out on IG: thriveonyourjourney OR email: thriveonyourjourney@gmail.com. Your question may get a chance to be featured here if it's one that can benefit others! I'd be happy to hear from you and help you on discussions relating to this episode, previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya! Really! 
09:29
July 22, 2020
Should I take a survival job or not? Real life question Pt2 / TAACI S1Ep8
Should I take a survival job or not? Real life question Pt2 / TAACI S1Ep8
What are my chances of getting a desired job without first doing survival jobs? As an experienced professional, should I even be considering survival jobs at all?  These are some of the concerns on the minds of many professionals on this journey to Canada!  Listen for my take on survival jobs, and what your motivation should be! With the insights shared in this episode, this one will sure benefit you! If you have a career-related questions as an immigrant professional on your Canada journey, feel free to reach out on IG: thriveonyourjourney OR email: thriveonyourjourney@gmail.com. Your question may get a chance to be featured here if it's one that can benefit others! I'd be happy to hear from you on discussions relating to this episode, previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya!
07:33
July 08, 2020
Answers to real life career questions Pt1 / TAACI S1Ep7
Answers to real life career questions Pt1 / TAACI S1Ep7
In this episode I answered 2 interesting questions that I was asked by professionals on different phases of their immigration journey to Canada.  The first question is "What's the best possible way for an immigrant to get started in the job market?".  Keep listening for the 2nd question and the answers I provided to both questions!  A number of these questions are on the lips of many potential immigrant professionals. I hope that you find this episode beneficial and share with someone as well, so they can equally benefit from listening! Expect more questions to be tackled in the subsequent episodes.  If you have a career-related questions as an immigrant professional on your Canada journey, feel free to reach out on IG: thriveonyourjourney OR email: thriveonyourjourney@gmail.com. Your question may get a chance to be featured here if it's one that can benefit others!  I'd be happy to hear from you on discussions relating to this episode, previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya!
14:25
June 25, 2020
Make NETWORKING work for you in Canada / TAACI S1Ep6
Make NETWORKING work for you in Canada / TAACI S1Ep6
Did you know that 70% of jobs are found through Networking?! A whooping 70 percent!  How then do you make networking work for you when you are new to a country and wondering where exactly to start? That's the why of this episode! Networking doesn't have to be something we shy away from, especially when we can build relationships that will serve our careers well through this medium.  For more information on how to network successfully in Canada, please keep listening.  If you find this episode useful, please share with someone who may benefit from this as well! Feel free to reach out on IG: @ThriveOnYourJourney, or send an email to thriveonyourjourney@gmail.com. I'd be happy to hear from you on discussions relating to this episode, previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya!
09:04
June 10, 2020
In Canada, what can I talk about when making "small talk"? / TAACI S1Ep5
In Canada, what can I talk about when making "small talk"? / TAACI S1Ep5
What can I talk about when making small talk and what should I totally avoid? Canadians are big on small talk, it happens in many places - workplaces, social gatherings, or just waiting in line on a queue.  If you are wondering what you can talk about when making small talk, and what not to mention, or how to improve in this regard, then this episode is for you! And small talk doesn't always have to be awkward.  This episode is packed with tips, such as topics that are acceptable for small talk, and which ones aren't. Enjoy listening! If you find this episode useful, please share with someone who may benefit from this as well!  Feel free to reach out on IG: @ThriveOnYourJourney, or send an email to thriveonyourjourney@gmail.com. I'd be happy to hear from you on discussions relating to this episode, previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya!
09:39
May 27, 2020
Canadian Workplace Culture - Acceptable conduct / TAACI S1Ep4
Canadian Workplace Culture - Acceptable conduct / TAACI S1Ep4
This episode of TAACI is on the Canadian Workplace Culture - A deep dive into the acceptable norms and conduct within the Canadian workplace. You may be wondering what it's like working in Canada, and what you can expect. This episode provides some insights into that! Some of what is mentioned in this episode may be new to you as you learn what obtains within the Canadian workplace, and others you may already be familiar with and simply need a "refresh"! If you find this episode useful, please share with someone who may benefit from this as well! Enjoy listening! Feel free to reach out on IG: @ThriveOnYourJourney, or send an email to thriveonyourjourney@gmail.com. I'd be happy to hear from you on discussions relating to this episode, previous episodes or general questions on thriving as a Professional here in Canada! Fellow Immigrant Professional, all the best on your journey! Rooting for ya!
16:06
May 14, 2020
Finding a job in Canada - Interview tips & References / TAACI S1Ep3
Finding a job in Canada - Interview tips & References / TAACI S1Ep3
This episode of TAACI (the second part of a Series of finding a job in Canada) is a deep dive into other components that make getting that desired job in Canada more achievable!  Listen to hear discussion on how to approach Interviewing here in Canada, and your part in submitting References that can improve your chances. Landing that desired job in Canada is attainable! Dive in to learn more, and if you find this episode useful, please share with someone who may benefit from this as well! Enjoy listening! Feel free to reach out on IG: @ThriveOnYourJourney, or send an email to thriveonyourjourney@gmail.com.  All the best on your journey! 
18:20
April 29, 2020
Finding a job in Canada - TAILORED Resume / TAACI S1Ep2
Finding a job in Canada - TAILORED Resume / TAACI S1Ep2
This episode of TAACI (part of a Series of finding a job in Canada) touches on a key tool you need to landing a desired job in Canada, and that is your TAILORED resume.  Listen to hear discussion on how to prepare a Tailored Resume (it's very achievable! ...& improves your chances of landing the desired job). I also shared other tips beyond the tailored resume, that will help you in putting together a winning resume. The other parts of the series will be on Interviewing tips, References and other components in landing a desired job in Canada. If you find this episode useful, please share with someone who may benefit from this! Enjoy listening! 
17:05
April 15, 2020
3 key tips from 3 years of living in Canada / TAACI S1Ep1
3 key tips from 3 years of living in Canada / TAACI S1Ep1
In this first Episode of Thriving as a Canadian Immigrant (TAACI), I shared 3 key tips from my 3 years of living in Canada. Newbie or "Oldbie", this one contains tips that will benefit you wherever you are on your settling and thriving journey, so dive in! If you find this useful, please share with a friend who may benefit from this. Enjoy listening!
05:27
April 01, 2020
Trailer - The gist behind the podcast
Trailer - The gist behind the podcast
In this trailer, I share the WHY behind the podcast, to help listeners understand the purpose behind the creation of the podcast. Enjoy listening! If you find the podcast insightful, tell a friend who may also need to tune in! Please subscribe to the podcast for future episodes. It promises to be a fun ride with lots of tips and knowledge for you, as you settle and thrive in Canada! 
01:43
March 06, 2020