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hi i was wondering if anyone could give me tips of how to get a job as year 1 electrician. i recently finished a course at bcit and seems its hard to find a job since everyone is looking for people with experience..:blink:
 

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hi i was wondering if anyone could give me tips of how to get a job as year 1 electrician. i recently finished a course at bcit and seems its hard to find a job since everyone is looking for people with experience..:blink:

Get out there and knock on doors and tell people that your are looking for work, put up a flyer at the supply house and make phone calls,emailing your resume will not help you, you need to go out and sell yourself.

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Persistence. It may take a while of pavement pounding. Get any job in the meantime, and keep trying.

Look in the phone book and call/send resumes to contractors.

Have an electrician you know and/or your former instructors critique your resume. You lack electrical experience, but mention any trade experience and find a way to highlight physical skills you have (strength, etc).
 

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go throw the phone book and call all the e.c's
got many jobs that way.
oh, and indeed.ca
 

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hi i was wondering if anyone could give me tips of how to get a job as year 1 electrician. i recently finished a course at bcit and seems its hard to find a job since everyone is looking for people with experience..:blink:
Good advice from the other posts, so the only other route I would suggest, where you would get training and experience, would be the military. I imagine the Canadian military is similar to the US's in the way it recruits people. Some of the best electricians I have worked with got their start in the military, so it is another way into the trade. Good luck.
 
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