Whether you have a job arranged before you arrive, or plan to find work after you arrive:
- Learn as much as you can about the labour market in Manitoba.
- Research your occupation or the industries that you are interested in.
- Consider how your new job (workplace culture and duties) may be different in Manitoba.
- Research employment opportunities using websites such as Canada Job Bank, Workopolis and Indeed.
- If you work in a regulated profession or trade, learn about your occupation and the requirements to work in Manitoba . Visit the website of the professional regulatory body specific to your regulated profession or trade. There are licensing/certification steps you may be able to complete before you arrive.
- Familiarize yourself with the Canadian style of job searching techniques, resumes, interviews and hiring practices.
- If you already have a job offer, learn about your new employer or/the company you will be working with.
English and French are the two official languages of Canada. Even individuals who consider themselves very proficient in one or both of these language are sometimes surprised to find that they have some challenges in communicating clearly. .
- Before you move, practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing as much as possible in the language you will use when you live and work in Manitoba. See English and French in Manitoba.
- To understand the language proficiency requirements to immigrate, see information on the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program or Canada’s federal immigration programs.