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Bridging Two Worlds: Supporting newcomer and refugee youth is a guide for K-12 educators, school counsellors and administrators. Launched in partnership with University of Winnipeg, this curriculum guide serves to support the growing numbers of newcomer and refugee youth arriving in Canadian classrooms. It also includes important considerations for public policy.

The guide is available for free download at A hard copy of the guide can be purchased at $28.99 each or $20.30 (plus tax) if purchasing 10 or more.

CERIC recently hosted a free webinar on Practical Strategies to Support Educators Working to Meet the Needs of Newcomer Students, with Dr Jan Stewart, the co-author of this resource and her research colleagues. The webinar recording is available online.

Published by CERIC, a national charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development, these guides along with other valuable career-related resources are available for free download at

Quick 2 page ESSENTIAL skills needed for the workplace

Essential Skills

The balance - job & careers listed by industry, type, and  salary

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Subjects To Careers

Canada's top 10 in-demand jobs

Global News on Feb. 4, 2018
Randstad listed Canada's 10 most in-demand jobs for 2018

  1. General Laborer
  2. Sales Representative
  3. Accountant
  4. Engineering Project Manager
  5. Business Analyst
  6. Customer Service Representative
  7. IT Project Manager
  8. Account Manager
  9. Software Engineer
  10. Forklift Operators

7 work skills

  1. Problem Solving skills
  2. Data Analytics
  3. Social Media Literacy
  4. Creativity
  5. Resiliency
  6. Good Business Sense
  7. Willingness to Learn

7 Indispensable Soft Skills to Develop for 2018

  1. Make more eye contact
  2. Speak in sentences, not paragraphs
  3. Stand up for your ideas effectively
  4. Give your voice an audit
  5. Practice being flexible
  6. Practice positive facial expressions
  7. Prioritize problem-solving skills