Newcomers credit quick job-search successes to SOPA

Settlement Online Pre-Arrival Services (SOPA) provides free online facilitated and self-directed courses focusing on job search and communication skills to help prepare newcomers before they arrive in Canada.

A variety of online courses prepares landed visa holders to understand Canada’s labour market, along with information and strategies to apply for, find and maintain employment in Canada.

The SOPA program has worked with almost 600 people over the past four years, here are some client demographics:

Male: 54%   Female:  46%

23% are ages 20-30 year
64% are ages 30-40 years

58% have Master’s Degrees
36% have Bachelor’s Degrees

Read on to learn about client experiences with the SOPA program.