Nowadays I�m working at Madrid, Spain. I plan to move to Toronto, specifically to Kitchener-Waterloo region. I�m a 3.5 years experienced analyst and programmer, with Visual Basic and Sybase, a lot of Oracle (Designer, Developer,..) and theoretical knowledge of Java, among other things. Has anybody been in a similar situation? Would you recommend moving to that region? Any comments would be very appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Unfortunatelly "the kumar" is right. Things are not so good in Canada. They are actually much worse than here in States. I used to live in SW Ontario but luckily some year and a half I have moved to Metro DC. Couple of my friends have failed to find a job there for a very long time. I would suggest you not to move there unless you really have to. Vladan
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posted 17 years ago
Well, I think I�ll wait some time before I take a decision.. I haven�t heard anything good from working at Canada nowadays.. Keivin, you can contact me whenever at my email dir. I wish you to find a job soon. Thanks to all of you for your answers.
one problem you might come accross is that the area has 2 universities pumping out top notch CS grads. U of Waterloo math/CS program is one of the best in canada. Couple that with the job shortage and you have pretty fierce competition for jobs. You'd probably have a better chance moving directly to Toronto, Mississauga, Markham or somewhere in the Greater Toronto Area where many big companies have their national offices( with large IT departments ). Jamie