Land a rewarding job as a newcomer to Canada

Have you just moved to Canada? Then you might be both excited and nervous about landing your first job. Before beginning a job search, you should educate yourself on the Canadian job market and about how to stand out during the hiring process. Even during the pandemic, there are lots of good, reliable and steady jobs, especially in Ontario’s food and beverage processing sector.

To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of useful resources to assist you in preparing for your job hunting.

Advice for Newcomers to Canada

Moving to a new country and finding employment is no easy task. The Newcomers Centre of Peel and Taste Your Future + FoodGrads hosted a panel of Food & Beverage professionals who talked about their journey to Canada. Learn from those who have stayed in Canada, found a rewarding job, and are enjoy life in their new home.

Job options in food processing and production

Well, the job search process might be even more confusing if you are unsure about the types of jobs available in the market. has compiled a list of job options in the food and beverage processing industry, as well as some things to think about when you are out looking for employment.

How do I prepare for a job interview?

Do you have an upcoming job interview? Make sure you are prepared to speak with the hiring manager. has a few quick tips to help you prepare, as well as some things to consider as you practice for your job interview.

Smart answers to behavioural interview questions

For a hiring manager, the best way to predict a candidate’s future performance is to analyze their past behaviour. Some questions might be, “Tell us about a successful project that you planned and delivered,” or “Tell us about a time when you led by example.” put together a list of the frequently asked behavioural questions just like this one to help you prepare for your job interview.

How to write the perfect cover letter for Canada

Do you need a cover a letter when you apply for jobs? Find out if a cover letter is still relevant in the current job market. Moving2Canada offers excellent tips on how to write a winning cover letter for the Canadian job market. Learn how to write a cover letter using the “three-pronged approach” and whether you must always submit a cover letter in Canada.

Get ready for your future in food!

Over the next several months, Food and Beverage Ontario will be providing free career mentorship and virtual career fairs through our partners, FoodGrads and Food Processing Skills Canada. Tell us you’re interested by filling in the form.

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