Top 5 Most Read Articles in 2020

Over the year, our Devant community has grown x5 its size since last December. If you haven’t signed up for our mailing list yet, it’s never too late.

We are so excited you’ve joined us on our journey so far and for your continued support in the upcoming year. We can’t wait to share more news and events coming up in 2021.

Although it was an especially challenging year, we managed to reach some amazing milestones. Here are some of our achievements:

  • Launched Get Hired at Home, a virtual hiring expo connecting Canadian employers with international students and alumni
  • Hosted 18 virtual Expert Panels and workshops to help connect students with industry professionals
  • Mentored international students through our one-on-one career coaching sessions
  • Grew our team of career development professionals and hired our first set of co-op students

To wrap things up, check out our top 5 most popular posts of the year.

  1. START WITH GREAT CAREER GOALS – HERE’S HOW

    Many of us jump into the workforce without having clearly outlined our career goals. Establishing a few overall goals now can save you time and improve your chances of landing that dream job.

    Here are some quick tips on how to make great career goals.

  2. YOUR GUIDE TO WHO’S HIRING IN CANADA

    This list includes some of the most promising companies in Canada that are hiring now, in some of the biggest growth sectors in Canada.

    Using one of our favourite resources, #Hiringnow on LinkedIn, here’s a shortlist of truly exemplary companies.

  3. CAREERS IN TECH FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND GRADS

    We sat down with Josh Schachnow, a Toronto based Canadian immigration lawyer and CEO of Visto.ai. The Visto.ai platform helps skilled workers navigate their immigration journey.

    In this discussion, we delve into how international students can better position themselves to enter the Canadian tech world confidently.

  4. INDUSTRY INSIGHTS ON THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

    Stepping into the multifaceted world of financial services can be both daunting and exhilarating. The sector as a whole is vast and offers stable careers and advancement opportunities, in specialties including cybersecurity, marketing, and customer service.

    To give you some more perspective, we interviewed an expert in Financial Services recruiting.

  5. JOB MARKET INSIGHTS FOR SUCCESS AT NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

    Nonprofits can provide you with excellent experience and offer great career opportunities. While normally a strong sector in Canada, charities, and nonprofits will be working hard as we continue to navigate the challenges COVID-19 presents.

    Below is a step-by-step guide to begin exploring potential careers in this sector.

What is your 2020 story? Connect with our team and tell us about your international student journey.

We hope you have a restful and safe holiday season. See you in the new year.

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If you’d like to ask a question about something you’ve read here, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Director, Operations & Client Experience, Sejal Ahir at sejal.ahir@devant.ca or by phone at 1 (647) 781-2945.