Updated For 2017
Working as an Administrative Assistant in Canada.
Administrative assistant is a non-regulated profession in Canada and it doesn’t require a license to practice your profession. However, some employers do ask for your credentials’ evaluation. The Association of Administrative Assistants is a professional association that you can join. It will assist you in the continuing development of administrative skill, underlying knowledge and professional growth, thus enhancing employment opportunities and contributions to both work place and community.Our Administrative Assistant Career Pathway Ebook will provide information on the following subjects:
Pre-Arrival First Steps
Including links to the Working in Canada tool from the Federal Government.
Including tips on skills upgrading and bridging programs available at universities, colleges and settlement agencies across the country.
Understanding Canadian Workplaces
Featuring tips about volunteering, internships, mentoring, and job shadowing programs that could can help you in your job search and job performance.
Job Finding Techniques
Resources including links to Immigrant Settlement Agencies and tips on resume writing, interview techniques, information interviews and networking.
Links to National, Provincial and Territorial regulatory bodies and professional immigrant networks.
An overview of best locations, major employers sector reports and alternative career pathways.