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July 22, 2021
Olaide Newcomer Blog

“Giving up shouldn’t be an option.” Newcomer Olaide optimistic about landing a job and building a life in Canada

“You have to sacrifice something for the greater of later,” says Olaide (“Ola”) with a laugh when asked about immigrating to Canada six months before the...
July 9, 2021
Newcomer Program Jonadab

How newcomer Jonadab landed a bank job without “Canadian experience”

“If you can make it through December, you can make it through anything.” Jonadab arrived in Canada from Nigeria just before New Year’s Eve 2020, afraid...
June 7, 2021

How this newcomer leapfrogged to a senior finance role on Bay Street

Before leaving India to start a new life in Canada, Suraj spent eight months mentally preparing himself. After 10 years in the financial services sector, working...
April 23, 2021

Newcomer Cohort #2

We are excited to introduce you our second Newcomer cohort of 2021: meet Paul and Krishna. During his time with us, Paul supported our business development...
April 23, 2021

Helping Newcomers Advance their Employment Opportunities in Canada

Today our company matches over 8,000 candidates to great jobs each year, making us one of Canada’s largest staffing firms – but this is not how...
April 23, 2021

Newcomer Offered Permanent Position within Two Months of Altis.Excel Internship Program!

Sudeshna (pronounced Su-day-shna) joined our Newcomer Program in November 2020.  Having arrived in Canada in July 2020, Sudeshna was becoming discouraged in her job search. With...
March 3, 2021

Newcomer Program

We started the Newcomer Program back in 2017 as a way to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Since then, we have completely revamped the program and are...