September, 2019

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Alberta invites 294 Express Entry candidates in the latest draw

Alberta

Alberta

Alberta conducted the latest invitation round on 28th August and issued nearly twice the number of invites as in the previous draw. 

294 EE candidates were invited in this Alberta EE selection draw. 

The lowest-scoring candidate in this draw had a score of 400 which is 38 points lower than the lowest Federal Express Entry cut-off in 2019. The lowest that the Federal Express Entry draw has gone is 438 in the 30th January draw. 

Alberta invited 121 candidates in the previous draw held on 15th August. In comparison, the number of invites in this draw has doubled. Alberta has conducted 23 draws in 2019 and has issued 5,236 invitations. 

Eligible candidates in the Express Entry Pool can use the Alberta Express Entry Stream as a route to Canadian PR. 

Candidates who have work experience in any occupation of economic importance in Alberta can qualify under this stream. The province, however, has not released any list of high-demand occupations. Candidates who have a strong connection to Alberta can also qualify under this province. 

The Alberta Express Entry Stream has been instrumental in inviting eligible candidates with scores as less as 300. Candidates with CRS as low as 301 have received invitations on almost 4 occupations. 

Express Entry candidates can apply for a provincial nomination provided they receive an invitation from AINP under the Alberta EE Stream. 

Candidates with previous work experience in Alberta or a job offer from the province are prioritized by the AINP. International students who have a job offer from Alberta also receive priority. So do candidates who have a blood relative like a child, parent or sibling living in the province. 

You may not receive an invitation from Alberta if: 

  • Your EE profile expires within 3 months of the draw 
  • Your occupation is listed on the Alberta Opportunity Stream Ineligible Occupation List 

 

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Alberta issues 121 invitations to EE candidates in the latest draw 

 

Manitoba invites 360 candidates in the latest draw

manitoba

manitoba

The latest draw held by Manitoba on the 15th of August invited 360 candidates.  

The candidates received invitations under the following sub-categories: 

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba 
  • Internation Education Stream 
  • Skilled Workers Overseas 

32 invitations out of the total of 360, went to candidates in the Express Entry Pool. 

In 2018, the MPNP issued around 5,207 invitations. 98% of these invitations were issued in both the skilled workers’ category. 

Skilled Workers in Manitoba 

The Skilled Workers in Manitoba sub-stream received 241 invites. This stream is open to temporary foreign workers and international students who are already working in Manitoba. 

You must create an online profile to apply under this category. The EOI profile contains details regarding your age, education, language skills, work experience etc. You will be scored out of a total of 1000 points on the Manitoba points-grid. Eligible candidates are then placed in the EOI Pool of Manitoba. 

The least-scoring candidate in this sub-stream had a score of 542. 

Skilled Workers Overseas 

This stream received 83 invites. Invited candidates were part of the Strategic Recruitment Initiative of Manitoba. 

You need to create an online EOI profile to apply under this category too. 

The least-scoring candidate had a score of 685 under this sub-stream. 

Express Entry candidates who were invited under the Skilled Workers Overseas sub-category need to have a valid profile in the EE Pool. Eligible candidates should also have work experience in any occupations listed on the in-demand occupation list. 

International Education Stream 

International graduates who meet the labour and economic requirements of Manitoba qualify under this stream. 

There are three sub-streams: 

  • Student Entrepreneur Pathway 
  • Career Employment Pathway 
  • Graduate Internship Pathway 

This stream received 36 invitations in the 15th August draw. 

The MPNP has conducted 16 draws so far in 2019 and issued 5810 invites, as per CIC News. 

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Which are the highest paying industries in Australia?

australia

australia

Salary is a big attraction when one considers attracting new talented workers. Australian recruiters are very well aware of how good salaries attract the best talents from around the globe. 

Read on to know which are the highest paying industries in Australia: 

Industry-wise 

The Information and Communications Technology industry takes the top spot for the highest paying industry in Australia. This industry has more than 19.2% of job roles that earn more than $200,000 per year. 

The second spot for the highest paying industry goes to the Healthcare and Medical industry. 17.8% of job roles in this industry earn salaries of more than $200,000 per year. 

Construction takes the third spot with 13.2% job roles earning more than $200,000 every year. 

The top-paying job roles in the ICT industry are as follows: 

  1. Program and Project Management: 16% 
  1. Architects: 15% 
  1. Management: 13% 

The highest-paying job roles in the Health & Medical sector are: 

  1. General Practitioners: 53% 
  1. Medical Specialists: 26% 
  1. Dental: 5% 

The highest-paying job roles in Construction are: 

  1. Project Management: 46% 
  1. Management: 16% 
  1. Contracts Management: 10% 

Location-wise 

When we look at the highest paying job roles in Australia, we see that most of these are based in New South Wales. Victoria and Queensland follow. 

Region-wise, here is the breakup: 

New South Wales: 43.9% 

Victoria: 24.4% 

Queensland: 15.1% 

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The Foreign Workers Stream of Ontario is now open

ontario

ontario

Ontario had temporarily suspended the Foreign Workers Stream of the OINP in April this year. However, the Foreign Workers Stream of Ontario is now open to applications.

You may apply for this stream through the e-filing portal of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. Candidates who are successful will get a support letter for a Work Permit. This letter will allow them to apply for a Work Permit for Canada while their Permanent Residence application is under process.

Here are the advantages of the Foreign Workers Stream:

  • There is minimum language proficiency or education qualification requirement
  • You do not need to have any previous connection with the province of Ontario

Candidates who get selected can submit a paper-based PR application to IRCC.

What is the eligibility for the Foreign Workers Stream?

To be eligible for the Foreign Workers Stream, you must have a job offer from Ontario. Your job-offer should be full-time and the salary offered should be at or above the median wage in the province. Also, your job offer should be in any occupation under NOC 0, A or B.

You should have 2 years of relevant work experience in the recent 5 years to qualify for the Foreign Workers Stream. Your experience should be in the same occupation as in your offer letter. You may be exempt from this requirement if you hold a license or authorization to practice a certain occupation. Your license or authorization should have been issued by the authorised regulatory body in Ontario.

Ontario is the most popular choice among new immigrants in Canada

More immigrants move to Ontario than any other province in Canada. Ontario also has the largest migrant allocation nomination in 2019 than ever before. Ontario aims to welcome more than 6,900 immigrants and their families in 2019, as per CIC News.

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Quebec pledges $55 million to help businesses recruit foreign workers

quebec

quebec

Quebec has pledged $55 million to help businesses in the province hire temporary foreign workers. Labour Minister, Jean Boulet, said that $20.9 million of the allotted budget will be used to help Quebec employers to hire overseas workers.

Quebec is facing its highest labour shortage in 40 years and has the highest job vacancy rate in Canada.

A large number of Quebec employers are now turning to overseas workers to meet their workforce needs. There was a 36% increase in Work Permits in 2018 as compared to 2017.

On 26th August, Quebec announced that it plans to partially subsidize international recruitment by businesses in Quebec. The Quebec Govt. will also cover up to $1000 in relocation expenses for temporary foreign workers.

Quebec also announced that it will support around 2,000 businesses in the province to recruit temporary foreign workers.

$33.9 million of the allotted budget will go to 2 programs which help foreign workers integrate into Quebec society. These programs are:

-IPOP
-PRIIME

Mr Boulet acknowledged that businesses in the province are struggling with a labour shortage and hence turning to overseas workers. The new measures will help temporary foreign workers integrate well into the labour market of the province.

Quebec had recently reduced its immigration intake which attracted a lot of criticism.

The Chambers of Commerce Federation says that Quebec needs 60,000 migrants annually. However, the new admission target will only admit 40,000 in 2019 which is 20,000 less than what is actually needed.

The Quebec Govt. says that the immigration policies of the province will ensure only those candidates come in who meet the labour needs of the province. The policies will also ensure that immigrants who do come in integrate well into the Quebec workforce.

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Oman to grant Work Visas online soon

oman

oman

To work in Oman, your employer in Oman must first obtain a Work Visa for you. The responsibility of sponsoring an overseas worker rests completely on the employer in Oman.

Employers in Oman will soon be able to obtain Work Visas online, as announced by the Royal Oman Police.

As per the Royal Oman Police, the new electronic Work Visa system will save time for both the ROP and the employers. Employers applying for a Work Visa would be able to complete the procedure online. Employers will not be needed to go to the General Administration of Passports & Residence Office for a review. Business organizations which are registered on the online visa system will be able to obtain a Work Visa online.

It is necessary that all business establishments who sponsor foreign workers should register themselves on the e-visa system. The registration process can be completed at the nearest Office of the General Administration of Passports and Residence.

The online Work Visa system will be rolled out in phases. In the first phase, only commercial establishments already registered in the e-Visa system will be eligible, as per The Times of Oman.

The new online visa system will cut down the processing time for Work Visas. It will also create a more encouraging environment for the business sector in Oman.

Employers who wish to use the e-Visa system should visit the e-Visa website of the ROP.

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Alberta issues 121 invitations to EE candidates in the latest draw

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alberta

Alberta conducted the latest invitation round on 15th August. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program issued 121 invitations to Express Entry candidates. The minimum cut-off in this draw was 400.

This was the second draw of the Alberta Express Entry Stream in August. The Alberta EE Stream allows the AINP to look for eligible candidates in the EE Pool. These candidates are then invited to apply for a provincial nomination.

The previous draw of the Alberta Express Entry Stream was held on 7th August. This draw invited 35 candidates with the minimum cut-off being 352.

Candidates who have a valid profile in the Express Entry Pool may qualify for the Alberta Express Entry Stream. An offer of employment or previous experience in Alberta is not necessary. However, it is mandatory to have work experience in an occupation of economic importance in Alberta. There is no list of eligible occupations provided by the Alberta Govt.

You may receive priority from the AINP if:

  • You have previously worked in Alberta or have a job offer
  • You have a job offer and have completed your post-secondary education from Canada
  • You have a child, sibling or parent already residing in Alberta

The Alberta Express Entry Stream was founded in 2018. It has so far conducted 28 invitation rounds and issued 5,503 invites, as per CIC News.

3,868 invitations have been issued by the Alberta Express Entry Stream in 2019 so far.

The Alberta Express Entry Stream selects candidates who generally have a much lower CRS score than the Federal Express Entry cut-off. There have been four occasions in 2019 where this stream has selected candidates with CRS as low as 300. Three draws had the lowest-scoring candidate scoring 301 and one had 302.

In contrast, the lowest score in the Federal Express Entry Program in 2019 has been 438. The last conducted Express Entry round had a cut-off score of 466.

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