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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.

  • Skills Development

    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.

  • Associations

    Links to National, Provincial and Territorial regulatory bodies and professional immigrant networks.

  • Employment

    An overview of best locations, major employers sector reports and alternative career pathways. 

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Note – “Career Pathways” is only a guide and you will have to do more research to make a career plan that will work for you. The information listed in Career Pathways is for guidance purposes only and is up to date to the best of our knowledge. It is recommended that you contact the relevant body before taking any step.