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Old 25.03.2012, 22:38
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Chances of getting a job in the US / Canada

I were just looking around the North American job market, saw several jobs that really interest me and i'm really thinking to apply to work there....what are the chances of getting a job in NA from abroad and any advice on specific agencies or headhunters in IT?

*I'm Non EU / Non OZ / Non NA
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Old 25.03.2012, 23:21
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Re: Chances of getting a job in the US / Canada

If you see a job applie for it , that simple
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Old 25.03.2012, 23:23
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If you see a job applie for it , that simple
My question was really about the visa process, recruitment from abroad process and if it's doable
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Re: Chances of getting a job in the US / Canada

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigra.../apply-who.asp

In most cases you need a job first
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Re: Chances of getting a job in the US / Canada

It's doable but probably highly unlikely at the moment unless your skills are very unique.

I've worked in the US in the past and up until a few years ago I was interested in possibly returning. Recently I've been looking but although I see suitable positions, many are looking for local candidates only. Some of these are for senior positions where 3 or more years ago they would be looking for the best person for the job, no matter where they were located. A month or so ago I saw a Director level position with a company in San Francisco that said they would only consider local candidates. So they would not even consider candidates from within California or the rest of the US. And I believe that is due to the high level of unemployment in the US at the moment. If they can find someone without having to sponsor them for a visa or pay relocation they will.

But it really does depend on your field and what skills are needed. It doesn't hurt to apply sometimes. And I have no idea about Canada.
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Old 25.03.2012, 23:42
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Re: Chances of getting a job in the US / Canada

Thanks for the info....i will post whatever i like and see what happens
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Re: Chances of getting a job in the US / Canada

If you can do this ,I have contacts My crazy DIL and Son or you can try hiere http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/intro-eng.aspx
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Re: Chances of getting a job in the US / Canada

You have to have very specifics and rare skills to get into Canada in this field. IT people are raining down the sky in huge flood.
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...contacts??
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Are you looking for a job as a diver ,let me know
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Are you looking for a job as a diver ,let me know
I'm actually a diving Instructor
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Scuba diving instructor + i did sky diving which logically leads to this weird thing in the end
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