Employers in Canada using social media to screen candidates for jobs

Employers in Canada are screening prospective candidates for job openings on social media and those who can fulfill Canada PR Visa eligibility have greater chances of selection
NEHRU PLACE, India - May 5, 2023 - PRLog -- In the initial stages of your job search, it must be your priority to edit and refine your profile on social media. A few employers commence to check the social media profile of candidates early in the process and some wait till the last stage of the process of recruitment.

What employers are looking for?

Proprietor of multiple Express Employment Professionals franchise offices in Edmonton, Jessica Culo has shared some valuable tips for new immigrants with regard to their social media profiles.

According to Culo, when a prospective employer in Canada is screening social media profiles, they are on the lookout for red flags if any. This could be anything like extreme, unethical, inappropriate, or polarizing photographs or comments. Many employers do not select candidates if they have expressed highly strong views politically and posted them excessively online.

Experts advise that candidates must keep their profiles on social media private wherever possible. If any social media is not required to be kept public for the nature of the work done, it is better that such portions of the profile are kept private. A private profile implies that all that you post is not viewable by prospective employers.

Things to make a note

If you wish to keep your social media profile public, you must note some aspects. Employment Experts advise that grammar and spelling are very vital and impact the credibility and legitimacy of your posts. Errors in spelling or grammar can turn away prospective employers.


Finally, you must endorse social media as a means of getting a job. Social media must not evoke fear in you. Use it for connecting with employers with whom you wish to work for. Social media can be a powerful tool if you use it with responsibility, restraint, and intent.

Strike impacting Canadian immigration system ends

The strike that impacted the immigration system of Canada has ended. The PSAC - Public Service Alliance of Canada and the Federal Government have concluded a tentative pact to end the strike that included 155,000 public servants. It included those who were employed at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada.

PSAC has said that the provisional agreement is inclusive of increased wages that will close the gap with inflation and the latest enhanced language pertaining to working from home.


To know more about how you can fulfill Canada PR Visa eligibility, contact Nationwide Visas, the Best Canada Immigration Consultants in Bangalore.

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