Have you been wondering if it is possible to work remotely for a Canadian Company from abroad. Yes you can work for a Canadian Company from abroad as long as you remain outside of Canada.
You are not subject to Canadian Immigration Law and as such you do not have to pay taxes to Canada. Canadian companies have the right to hire foreign workers. The Canadian company can hire remote workers as Independent Contractors which means you are responsible for your own taxes, health care and other benefits.
Since you are not physically present to work in Canada, you do not necessarily need to have a work permit to work for a Canadian company. As a remote worker you have the permission to work in your country or the country you are living in.
You must note that working remotely for a Canadian company from abroad does not count as Canadian work experience for express entry points or any other immigration pathway.
What kind of jobs can one do remotely in Canada from abroad?
Until a few years ago most of the available remote jobs in Canada used to be in the Software and IT professions only. But that is no longer the case now. Now you can choose between several different jobs in different fields and professions.
Sectors in which Remote Jobs available in Canada:
- Human Resource
- Technology or Internet
- Financial Services
- Manufacturing Professional Services
- Retail and other sectors
These remote jobs usually pay handsomely very well.
What are some of the Occupations for Remote Jobs in Canada?
In the Healthcare sector you can find remote jobs in Canada such as
- Customer service representative (CSR)
- Medical Transcriptionist
- Devops Engineer
- Senior Software Developer
- Telehealth Doctor
In the Technology Industry you can find remote jobs in Canada such as
- Junior Software Engineer
- Engineering Consultants
- Machine Learning Engineer
- Data Scientist
- Technical Writer
Remote jobs in Canada in the Financial Services sector include
- Financial Analysts
- Financial advisor
- Financial coach
Remote jobs in Canada you can find in the Education sector include
- English as the second language ESL teachers
- Online Teachers
- Content Creator
In the Manufacturing sector remote jobs in Canada include
- Industrial design
- Logistics support
- Supply Chain and Environmental Consultants
Websites to find remote jobs in Canada.
There are several websites where you can look for remote work. Some of them are
How to find and apply for remote jobs in Canada?
The idea of working remotely in Canada is a great one, but most people don’t know where to look and find this type of work. Luckily, your next job could be a few clicks away.
Opportunities to work remotely is becoming popular as more and more people are opting to work from home and leaving the traditional office. For a lot of reasons and lately because of Covid-19.
If you can reasonably accomplish work tasks and responsibilities from home, there’s a good chance you can find a remote job to fit your skill set. Simply visit any of the Canada job portals and search for “remote jobs“. You will get thousands of available job listings for this type of job. Simply find the ones you are qualified to do and apply to them.
Apply to as many as you meet the requirements. Make sure to apply to those remote jobs that aligns with your skill set and professional interests.
Working remotely can provide you with the flexibility and freedom to work from anywhere in the world. Also you can earn very well without going through all the immigration and work permit procedures.