Pre-arrival Canada immigrant projects increases job prospects
Canada, 20th August: An initiative by Canada government to assist skilled newcomers taste success in faster recognition of their foreign credentials leading to success in Canada job market has led to a stupendous increase in the jobs rate for new immigrants.
Seeing the success this initiative in Hong Kong, Manila and New Delhi, Canada immigration department has announced the facility of new centers in Punjab, Gujarat and Beijing for preparing new immigrants wanting to come to Canada for better job prospects.
What is Canadian Immigration Integration Project—Canadian Immigration Integration Project (CIIP) aims to significantly increase the employment opportunities for aspirants wanting to move to Canada and work there. The program was launched by federal government nearly four years ago and has got a terrific success rate in terms of employment rate for new immigrants.
It is a two-day program including personal counseling sessions and a group session for polishing skills of immigrants to find relative jobs in Canada. The immigrant initiative by Canada immigration will also be available in the UK by the end of this year.
Best part of this immigrant initiative by Canada immigration department –CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) – is that the program is available to potential immigrants right in their native nations even before they have actually moved to Canada. This is to ensure better jobs for immigrants after their arrival in Canada.
Better employment rate for immigrants attending CIIP-- As per the latest figures, as many as 62 percent of newcomers participating in this pre-arrival orientation program got jobs within six months of their arrival in Canada.
Number of newcomers getting jobs within first six months of arriving in Canada before the launch of CIIP was 44 percent, the official figures reveal. Around 13,000 skilled newcomers had taken part in this immigrant program by September 2010.
This new pre-arrival Canada immigrant program thus paves the way for successful settlement of immigrants coming in Canada. It significantly reduce the percentage of newcomers arriving in Canada oblivious of the job requirements here.
The government has set aside $4.5 million to this immigrant pilot project. The report states that the CIIP not only increases the economic results for new immigrants but also enables employers get access to this vital employment workforce resource.