COVID-19 has shaken up the job market in Canada and globally. As some industries and companies have come to a stand-still, or closed their doors, there are some that are actively hiring more employees.
While many industries have been hard hit, there are some industries that will experience growth and even expansion. So if you’re planning to move to Canada, it’s important to know and study the labor market for your profession.
Whether you’re arriving soon, or have delayed your arrival, you need to prepare yourself for a changing labor market.
This is also a great chance to ask questions about immigrating to Canada during COVID-19 and what to expect.
Join David Frattini, Managing Partner, Prepare for Canada, as he shares his insights about what you need to know about the changing Canadian labor market during COVID-19.
Immigration updates about who can enter Canada and travel restrictions
What’s changed in the Canadian job market
What sectors and professions are growing or declining in response to COVID-19
What you can do to prepare yourself for the Canadian job market
Resources and services that can help increase your knowledge of the Canadian job market.
Managing Partner, Prepare For Canada
David graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an honours degree in business administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He has enjoyed a successful career with progressive responsibilities in sales and marketing roles at Nestle, Pepsi-Cola Canada, Canwest Global Communications Corp., and Torstar.
At Nestle, Canwest, and Torstar he oversaw new product development and launches of both traditional consumer packaged goods products and media properties. While Director of Business Development for the Star Media Group (a division of Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd.) David was responsible for the acquisition of Canadian Immigrant magazine.
His role as associate publisher of Canadian Immigrant magazine entrenched him as a leader in marketing to prospective and new Canadians. This experience has given him an in-depth understanding and respect for the immigrant experience.
David was instrumental in the launch of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. This people’s choice award uncovers and celebrates the untold stories and achievements of outstanding Canadian immigrants from all walks of life.
David also played an instrumental role in the creation and successful launch of Champions of Change. This national program celebrates Canadians’ domestic and international volunteerism – produced by CBC news in association with Outpost magazine and sponsored by Manulife Financial.
David is active in the community and has given considerable time to help organizations such as Frontier College, the Canadian Film Centre, the Toronto PWA Friends for Life Bike Rally, and the Internationally Educated Professionals Conference.