Originally posted by dingdong perera: How is the IT Job market in Canada these days. Is it J2EE or .NET skills more looked out for?
The job market in Canada appears to be much better than it is in the states. Canada is less expensive and is an offshoring destination. There is no equivalent of the H1B visa. Many immigrants complain of having difficulty getting foreign experience recognized here. Toronto is very cosmopolitan, the Indian, Pakistani, Portuguese, Italian and Chinese communities are very large.
Is it easy for immigrants with 1-2 years experience in the IT field to get a good job there???How are foreign educational qualifications considered?
Frankly speaking, it is really tough for a new immigrant to get a good IT job in Canada. Experience from IT giants such as IBM,HP,etc. counts. Good communication skill is a must.
s mahen perera
Joined: Mar 08, 2005
Thanks peter for the reply. If foreign qualifications are not that recognised, what do u think is a good Canadian IT qualification to have under the belt, in order to get a job more quickly in Canada?. or will only Java certifications such as SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD etc would do?
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Can anybody please help me as I am interested in moving to Canada for Job I am Software Engineer with Masters in Computers from India and SCJP2. I am presently working with a SEICMM level 5 company in India with a headcount of 10,000+ people.
If anybody has any consultants or contact thru whom I can reach please do forward the same to me ASAP