Newcomer Employment Program | Client Success Stories

Sabbir Hossain On strategies and success as a newcomer to Canada

Born in Bangladesh, Sabbir Hossain is a cosmopolitan professional who had a large background studying abroad before arriving in BC in August, 2019, as a permanent resident. Sabbir notes the uniqueness of coming to a new country as an immigrant, “Your intent is different: as a student, you are focused on studying and maybe getting a job after. When you move as an immigrant, you bring your savings and place your confidence in building a new life.” “When I was an international student, I did not have access to the kinds of services that were available to immigrants.” To be prepared for arrival, Sabbir and his wife Roksana ensured that the search for jobs began long before they landed in Canada. Upon receiving approval for immigration, they started researching

Sabbir and Malou at Stars on the Rise

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