Monday, August 29, 2016

Obtaining a Professional License in the U.S.

 Obtaining a Professional License in the U.S.
By WES Global Talent Bridge
World Education Services

There are some professions in the U.S. that require you to obtain a license. Attaining a license can be a very complex process because each profession and state has a different licensing process.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Studying Criminal Justice in the United States

 Criminal Justice Degrees and Career Options
By Colin A. Wiggins 
City University of New York

Criminal justice is defined as “the system of practices government institutions make to uphold social control, deter and lower crime, or punish those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts.” It may surprise many that the study of criminal justice is relatively new, and didn’t exist until as recently as the 1920s. It evolved from criminology, which is an offshoot of sociology. In this post, I'm going to talk about three popular criminal justice degrees and the career options for each one.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Immigration to Canada: Tips for Improving Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System Scores

 Immigration to Canada: Tips for Improving Your Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System Score
 By David Cohen
Senior Partner, Campbell Cohen

In January of 2015, the government of Canada introduced a system called Express Entry to manage applications for three popular Canadian immigration programs: the Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC), and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

An Introduction to TOEFL

 An Introduction to TOEFL
By Kaitlin Ramby
World Education Services

The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is one of the most widely administered and commonly accepted English language tests, particularly for students looking to gain admission into a U.S. university. Another common exam is the IELTS (International English Language Testing System), which is typically taken by students wanting to apply to U.K. universities. Although we will be focusing on the TOEFL in this post, you can read more in this blog for a comparison of the two exams.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Four Roadblocks Between You and Your Dream Job in Canada

 Four Roadblocks Between You and Your Dream Job in Canada
By WES Global Talent Bridge
World Education Services

Landing a new job can be a challenge for anyone, and for skilled immigrants trying to get ahead, it can be even harder due to some common pitfalls. You can increase your chances of success by considering and addressing the things listed here.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Go In-Depth with WES Advisor Webinars

 Go In-Depth with WES Advisor Webinars
Do you love our blog content but wish you could get more details on the subjects we feature? Or want to participate in a live Q&A on the topic? The WES Advisor webinars could be just the solution you’re looking for. WES Advisor hosts webinars every couple of months and features experts on popular topics.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Workplace Culture and Communication: Building Professional Relationships

 Workplace Culture and Communication: Building Professional Relationships
By WES Global Talent Bridge
World Education Services

Canadian workplace culture emphasizes the importance of fostering relationships with colleagues and managers in the workplace. Building these relationships and connecting with other professionals is highly influenced by your ability to communicate effectively.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

How to Write a Great Cover Letter

 How to Write a Great Cover Letter
By Annie Paul
World Education Services

One of the most daunting tasks for any job seeker is writing a cover letter as part of a job application. Although many think cover letters are obsolete with the advent of new employment application technologies, cover letters are actually more important now because technology makes it so easy. 

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Five Things to Know About Latin American Degree Requirements

 
 Five Things to Know About Latin American Degree Requirements
 By Kaitlin Ramby
World Education Services

In 2014–15, over 86,000 Latin American students came to study in the U.S., which is a record number coming from the region. In recent years, both the U.S. and Latin American countries have spearheaded initiatives to encourage more students to earn degrees in the U.S. by offering incentives such as scholarships.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

10 Things to Do During Your First Month of College


 10 Things to Do During Your First Month at College
By: Justine D'Souza
World Education Services

Whether you’re leaving home for the first time, starting a new program as a well-traveled scholar, or returning to school after working for a long period, it’s important to engage in activities that will help you get situated in a new setting and start your year off in a positive way. Here are 10 things you should do during your first month of college:

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