Success Stories

PINs leaders have made many contributions to the community. Get inspired by reading their stories of success below.

Hispanotech’s Mentoring Program – changing members’ lives for the better

September 2, 2015

Hispanotech is an immigrant-led association with the mission to promote the success of Hispanics in Canada’s technology sector. Recently, Hispanotech completed the first batch of its mentoring program, with nine mentor-mentee matches. We spoke to Jose-Luis Otero, Director of Mentorship Program, Hispanotech, who explained the process of setting up the mentoring program. As stated in […]

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Work to improve yourself, on a professional and personal level

July 27, 2015

Mentoring is a successful tool to help skilled immigrant in their job search. In partnership with TRIEC’s Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) program, JVS Toronto has helped even more immigrants take advantage of this tool through its ethno-cultural mentoring program. The Association of Romanian Engineers in Canada (AREC) was one of the first associations to participate in JVS Toronto’s program in 2011. The training enabled AREC to successfully deliver its own mentoring program.

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On the agenda for immigrant employment: Online Networking

July 7, 2015

Networking can be a vital part of your job search, connecting you to opportunities that would otherwise be hidden. But the rise in online networking sites such as LinkedIn has changed how we go about building our professional networks.

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PINs 101: Build your connections with Professional Immigrant Networks

June 12, 2015

How does the Professional Immigrants Networks (PINs) program work? This video will answer your questions about the program and how you can sign up to be a member.

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PINs Leaders Advice to Immigrants (video)

June 4, 2015

A good way for newcomers to find meaningful employment in Canada is to become a member of a Professional Immigrants Networks (PINs) association.

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