For RBC, Refugees are an Untapped Talent Pool and Strategic Advantage (Employer Success Story)

June 20, 2017

RBC moves from understanding to action and looks to community organizations to build trust with refugee communities to engage in workforce planning and hiring diverse.

RBC introduces in-branch video interpretation app (News Story)

August 30, 2016

RBC has rolled out a language app that lets bank customers visiting branches talk to qualified interpreters over a video link.

Onboarding newcomers is about more than banking at RBC Royal Bank (Employer Success Story)

August 2, 2016

Arabic-speaking staff at RBC’s Moncton branch began as critical resources introducing Syrian families to Canadian banking. But as Kirk Dudtschak writes, the staff’s roles quickly extended far beyond and into the community, to onboarding the newcomers to life in Canada.

RBC Newcomer Advantage (Page)

April 18, 2016

Starting Your First Business in Canada When you’re starting a business in Canada, getting the right financial advice can make all the difference to your success. RBC Royal Bank has been providing business advice to newcomer entrepreneurs for generations, and […]

Supplier Diversity Forum (video) for small business hosted by RBC Royal Bank and Hire Immigrants (Employer Video)

April 14, 2016

Learn about supplier diversity and how becoming a certified diverse supplier can help your company win business.

Procurement Mentorships: RBC Royal Bank Mentors Diverse Suppliers (Employer Success Story)

April 14, 2016

Through a supplier diversity strategy that includes a procurement mentorship program, RBC is sourcing from a larger supplier base, providing value to business clients and changing Canada’s supplier landscape.

RBC provides $2.5 million in support of Syrian refugees and other newcomers arriving in Canada (News Story)

December 23, 2015

The funds will be used towards settlement, skills development, and employment readiness to assist in achieving successful social and economic integration.

“Diversity and Entrepreneurship” Keynote Speech (video) by Kirk Dudtschak, RBC Royal Bank (Employer Video)

November 27, 2015

Kirk Dudtschak, Executive Vice President of Personal & Commercial Banking at RBC Royal Bank, examines the links between diversity and entrepreneurship.

“Diversity and Entrepreneurship” Keynote Speech (transcript) by Kirk Dudtschak, RBC Royal Bank (Article)

November 27, 2015

Canada’s largest employer, RBC Royal Bank, sees diversity and inclusion as a business imperative. Why? Kirk Dudtschak, Executive Vice President, Personal & Commercial Banking, RBC Royal Bank, explains in a keynote speech delivered at the 8th Annual Conference for the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University.

New Video: Focusing on Diversity Leads to Growth and Innovation at RBC (News Story)

October 6, 2014

Hiring immigrant talent is an essential pipeline of growth for Canadian businesses.

Focusing on diversity leads to growth and innovation at RBC (Employer Video)

October 6, 2014

Hiring immigrant talent is an essential pipeline of growth for Canadian businesses.

RBC finds that paying attention to newcomers is smart business (Employer Video)

October 6, 2014

To boost a company’s productivity and growth, businesses should focus on understanding the needs of newcomer customers and immigrant entrepreneurs.

New Video: RBC Finds that Paying Attention to Newcomers is Smart Business (News Story)

September 30, 2014

To boost a company’s productivity and growth, businesses should focus on understanding the needs of newcomer customers and immigrant entrepreneurs.

Career Edge Innovation Award Winner: RBC-Career Edge Associate Host Program (Employer Video)

July 3, 2014

Enabling RBC’s business clients to access skilled immigrant talent through a paid internship.

The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2014 Announced (News Story)

June 24, 2014

Recognizing newcomers including many business owners who have made a strong contribution to Canada.

TRIEC Thanks RBC and Gordon Nixon (Article)

June 19, 2014

As chair of TRIEC, RBC’s CEO Gordon Nixon has been a champion of immigrant inclusion in the workforce.

RBC’s Zabeen Hirji to Receive 2014 Catalyst Canada Honour for Championing Women and Minorities in Business (News Story)

June 19, 2014

Leader and supporter of diversity for growth and innovation.

New Success Story: New Canadians Help Each Other and all Staff to Succeed at RBC (News Story)

June 17, 2014

Employee resource group fosters success through networking, peer coaching and mentoring.

New Canadians Help Each Other and all Staff to Succeed at RBC (Employer Success Story)

June 17, 2014

Employee resource group fosters success through networking, peer coaching and mentoring.

emergiTEL: RBC Champion of Immigrant Success (Employer Video)

June 12, 2014

Telecommunications and IT recruitment agency works closely with candidates to position their skills so employers can clearly see how they meet their needs.

emergiTEL – 2013 RBC Immigrant Success Awards Winner (Article)

June 6, 2014

Telecommunications and IT recruitment agency works closely with candidates to position their skills so employers can clearly see how they meet their needs.

2013 RBC Diversity and Inclusion Report (Employer Report)

May 21, 2014

In this report, RBC highlights their overall story of diversity and inclusion and how it creates prosperity for their clients, employees, shareholders and communities.

Reflecting on RBC and Gordon Nixon’s Leadership on Immigrant Employment (Employer Video)

May 12, 2014

As chair of TRIEC, RBC’s CEO Gordon Nixon has been a champion of immigrant inclusion in the workforce.

RBC is Recognized as One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2014 (News Story)

February 10, 2014

Bank acknowledged for its initiatives to attract, develop and retain a diversity of employees.

Breakfast with RBC’s Gordon Nixon hosted by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (News Story)

February 3, 2014

Mr. Nixon will share his perspectives on the value of a diverse workforce and the role immigration plays in developing an innovative economy.

Moving Past Diversity: RBC’s Journey to Rid its Upper Ranks of ‘Unconscious Bias’ (Article)

January 30, 2014

Zabeen Hirji talks about how RBC is teaching its leaders to overcome unconscious bias; how it’s fostering diversity through processes versus organic evolution and how it reconciles those processes with regulatory requirements.

Outsmarting our Brains: A Report by RBC and Ernst and Young (Article)

January 20, 2014

Business leaders need to overcome their hidden biases to be more competitive.

OCISO and RBC to provide targeted career support for internationally trained professionals (News Story)

January 15, 2014

Program will provide mentoring support to skilled immigrants looking for work within the financial sector.

2014 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards opens call for nominations (News Story)

January 7, 2014

Awards program looking for the most inspiring immigrants including business leaders from all across Canada.

Ryerson University to Launch RBC Immigrant Diversity and Inclusion Project (News Story)

November 14, 2013

Donation from RBC opens doors for new research focused on new Canadians

RBC: Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce that is Representative of the Wider Community (Employer Success Story)

September 12, 2013

A diverse workforce allows the bank to better serve a diverse client base, thus attracting more business.

RBC (Page)

September 12, 2013

Enhancing Our Partnership with RBC to Promote Immigrant Employment in Canada Skilled immigrants are a key source for new talent with Statistics Canada predicting that by 2031 one in three workers will have been born outside the country. Many leading […]

“Diversity for growth and innovation” – RBC featured by the Greater Halifax Partnership (Employer Video)

September 12, 2013

In this video the Smart City Business show visits a RBC branch and learns the value of hiring immigrant talent.

RBC 2012 Employment Equity Report (Employer Report)

September 1, 2013

This RBC report outlines the banks’s employment equity initiatives and includes highlights on how they have engaged in recruiting and managing immigrant talent.

RBC Career Bridge Associate Program (Article)

May 10, 2013

Program support RBC’s small and medium-sized GTA-based business clients in connecting with high-potential, internationally qualified candidates to fit their employment needs.

RBC 2012 Diversity and Inclusion Report (Employer Report)

February 1, 2013

In this report, RBC highlights the ways in which diversity makes the bank stronger – for their clients, communities, and employees.

RBC Diversity Blueprint 2012-2015 (Employer Report)

February 1, 2013

RBC’s diversity and inclusion initiatives are guided by the RBC Diversity Blueprint, which outlines enterprise priorities and objectives.

RBC Foundation Supports Greater Halifax Partnership Initiative to Help Businesses Looking to Hire (News Story)

October 31, 2012

The Greater Halifax Partnership’s idea to connect local businesses with new talent through speed-interviewing has been fast tracked thanks to funding from RBC Foundation.

TRIEC and RBC Announce Winners of 6th Annual Immigrant Success Awards (News Story)

April 26, 2012

TRIEC’s Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants in the Toronto Region.

RBC’s Zabeen Hirji on Skilled Immigrant Integration and Organizational Change (Employer Video)

November 23, 2011

In this video Zabeen Hirji talks about corporate culture to recognize, welcome and leverage assets of skilled immigrants.

RBC’s Gord Nixon on the Business Case for Skilled Immigrant Integration (Employer Video)

October 5, 2011

In this video Gord Nixon speaks about why hiring and integrating immigrant talent is vital to the bank’s business.

Newcomers face under-employment challenges: RBC poll (News Story)

June 27, 2011

49 per cent of newcomers who have been in Canada for one year or less feel under-employed, according to an RBC poll.

Immigration Works in Halifax featuring RBC (Employer Video)

August 17, 2010

RBC’s hiring of skilled immigrants has brought international skills and experience to improve their business in Halifax.

Hiring Immigrants Helps RBC Serve Multicultural Customers (Employer Success Story)

December 1, 2006

Changing demographics prompted RBC to implement a recruitment strategy targeted at skilled immigrants.

World Refugee Day: Employer Champions Investing in Refugee Talent (Article)

June 20, 2017

Employer champions from the Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable are sharing their success in recruiting, hiring and benefiting from the Syrian refugee talent on their teams.

Supplier Diversity: Opportunities to Tap into Supply Chains (Employer Webinar)

April 6, 2017

Are you a business-owner interested in doing business with large corporations, like RBC Royal Bank of Canada, Sodexo Canada or TransCanada PipeLines Limited? Watch this webinar, and open up your thinking to the big business opportunity supplier diversity provides.

Canadian Companies Still Struggling to Overcome Hiring Bias Against Minorities (Article)

January 25, 2017

Hiring Bias event and report release announcement: ‘Do Larger Employers Treat Racial Minorities More Fairly?’.

From Idea to Business: Basic First Steps for Successful Entrepreneurship (Employer Webinar)

November 21, 2016

Whether recently arrived or in Canada for many years, knowing how to move your idea into a successful business is important for continued growth and long-term success.

Canada 150 Series: Our next generation of entrepreneurs.. (News Story)

August 17, 2016

Canada 150 series with Dave McKay, President & CEO of RBC, and a panel of leading young digital entrepreneurs.

Legal Basics for Your Business (Employer Webinar)

April 13, 2016

Talking to a lawyer is a core first step for newcomer entrepreneurs to learn about the legal basics for businesses in Canada. Join the Legal Basics for Your Business webinar and learn from two experts in legal and business planning to help you start your business right.

Resources for Newcomer Entrepreneurs in the GTA (Article)

March 21, 2016

Many organizations in the GTA provide free services for newcomer entrepreneurs to help them a start business. Here are some key resources.

Ten tips to diversify the supply chain (Article)

March 9, 2016

Supplier diversity means that small and medium-sized organizations, owned or operated by diverse individuals, have equal access to these opportunities, allowing them to grow their businesses and grow the broader economy at the same time.

Innovation Driver: Making the Business Case for Diversity (News Story)

March 9, 2016

Companies have a bottom-line incentive to promote policies that encourage diversity—increasingly seen as a tool to spur innovation.

Getting Started: Investing in Refugee Talent (Canada) (Article)

January 28, 2016

A guide for business to tap refugee talent and improve ways to source, hire, onboard and train refugees.

Brains for Trains: Harnessing Diversity for Global Success (Employer Success Story)

January 28, 2016

A Canadian transportation employer taps into city’s multilingual workforce to bridge cultures while doing business worldwide.

Trading Abroad for Entrepreneurs Workshop Aug 20 (News Story)

August 6, 2015

The “Trading Abroad for Entrepreneurs” workshop, hosted by the Global Diversity Exchange at Ted Rogers School of Management and RBC Royal Bank, features expert insight on the essentials of trading abroad. Learn about economic challenges and opportunities both domestically and globally to help you pick the right market, some best practices on how to respond to obstacles you may face, and how to prepare financially to enable your business for success.

Canada is an emerging hot spot for high-impact female entrepreneurs (News Story)

July 3, 2015

The time is now for women to break through as business leaders as their potential contribution the Canadian economy is significant.

Estate Planning (Article)

June 30, 2015

You need to ask yourself an important question: Who should inherit your business?

Succession Planning (Article)

June 30, 2015

If done properly, succession planning is not a one-time exercise, but should be an ongoing process that is regularly updated and amended as circumstances change.

Financial Planning (Article)

June 30, 2015

Exiting your business may involve a management buy-out, family succession or the sale of the business. Regardless, financing of the change of ownership correctly is crucial.

Expanding Your Network (Article)

June 30, 2015

Developing new business contacts and connections can help entrepreneurs open doors. Networking is about creating a community of support where people can learn from each other.

Raising Capital for Expansion (Article)

June 30, 2015

The decision to expand is often followed by the need for access to capital which can be obtained from financing or liquidating assets. Both options favour sound business operations.

Updating Business Plans (Article)

June 30, 2015

The decision to grow your business will typically follow a consecutive number of successful or profitable years, proving there is demand for your product or service. To ensure your readiness for expansion, you will need to update your original Business Plan.

Board and Governance (Article)

June 30, 2015

An important task is finding the right people to lead. The right time to create a board is before the end of the start-up phase.

Finance and Taxation (Article)

June 30, 2015

Connect Legal suggests you “contact your local city government office to find out the kind of business that is permitted at your location and whether there are any restrictions. Understand the taxes (e.g. sales taxes, employee-related taxes, such as payroll […]

Managing Cash Flow (Article)

June 30, 2015

Managing cash flow is challenging but it’s an important element of running a business successfully.

Government and Organizational Support (Article)

June 30, 2015

There’s a lot of support available to new business start-ups. Talk to advisors early in the process of starting your business and get their advice.

Protecting You, Your Business and Products (Article)

June 30, 2015

Protect your business name and reputation. Consider business insurance.

Raising Capital (Article)

June 30, 2015

Financing is the big question for many people who want to start a business. Good business planning will help your chances of getting financing.

Getting Started (Article)

June 30, 2015

Are you an immigrant and an entrepreneur? There are many steps to take, rules and regulations to follow, and supports available to help you start your business.

New etip: Smart Business: Two Ideas to Tap into Newcomer Markets (News Story)

October 10, 2014

To boost a company’s productivity and growth, businesses should focus on understanding the needs of newcomer customers and immigrant entrepreneurs.

Smart business: Two ideas to tap into newcomer markets (Employer eTip)

October 10, 2014

To boost a company’s productivity and growth, businesses should focus on understanding the needs of newcomer customers and immigrant entrepreneurs.

New Video: Looking Beyond the Resume: Tips on Assessing an International Candidate (News Story)

September 8, 2014

The resume is just one assessment tool in the recruitment process.

Looking Beyond the Resume: Tips on Assessing an International Candidate (Employer Video)

September 8, 2014

The resume is just one assessment tool in the recruitment process.

MOSAIC: An Employee Resource Group Leads to Successful Onboarding of Immigrant Talent (Employer Video)

September 8, 2014

Networking, peer coaching and mentoring fosters success for new hires.

Toronto is diverse but not as inclusive as it could be (Article)

July 8, 2014

Toronto exemplifies multiculturalism, but struggles with inclusion and equality of opportunity.

New etip: Three Steps to Start a Successful Employee Resource Group (News Story)

June 25, 2014

Groups foster personal and professional development.

Three Steps to Start a Successful Employee Resource Group (Employer eTip)

June 25, 2014

Groups foster personal and professional development.

Investing in Internships (Article)

June 19, 2014

Exploring the business case for paid internships.

New etip: Overcoming Biases to Succeed (News Story)

June 12, 2014

Tips to minimize the negative impacts of hidden biases in managing immigrant talent.

Overcoming Biases to Succeed (Employer eTip)

June 12, 2014

Tips to minimize the negative impacts of hidden biases in managing immigrant talent.

TRIEC e-lert June 2014 (News Story)

June 12, 2014

Latest immigrant employment news from the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council.

Look out for Hidden ‘Mediterranean’ Noses (Article)

June 6, 2014

Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University explains that we often underestimate the degree of influence our unconscious biases have on decision-making.

Cultivating a Sustainable Future (News Story)

June 5, 2014

Career Edge Achievement Awards celebrate successes in socio-economic sustainability.

New Etip: Adding Value to Paid Internships (News Story)

May 29, 2014

Providing added-value supports to an intern’s experience benefits everyone.

Adding Value to Paid Internships (Employer eTip)

May 29, 2014

Providing added-value supports to an intern’s experience benefits everyone.

Supporting Immigrant Employment Contributes to Prosperity in the GTA: TRIEC Immigrant Success Award Winners Show How (News Story)

May 9, 2014

TRIEC and RBC recognize the winners of the 8th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards – organizations and individuals who are helping employers do just that to the advantage of employers, immigrants and the region as a whole.

New Webinar – Low Risk, Big Return: Using Paid Internships to Recruit Skilled Immigrant Talent (News Story)

April 16, 2014

Learn about Career Edge’s program and its innovative partnership with RBC on supporting business clients of the bank to access internationally trained talent.

Diversity and Immigration – Important Parts of Canada’s Past, Present and Future (Article)

April 14, 2014

Gord Nixon, President and CEO of RBC talks about the importance of immigration to Canada’s identity and economy, and how we must move beyond diversity to inclusion to leverage our individual and collective strengths.

The Immigrant Experience in Canada: New Policies, New Economy, New Realities (News Story)

April 11, 2014

A one-day conference presented by the RBC Chair in Applied Social Work Research and the RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy at the University of Toronto.

Low Risk, Big Return: Using Paid Internships to Recruit Skilled Immigrant Talent (Employer eTip)

March 27, 2014

Learn how internships for skilled immigrants can help with immediate staffing needs.

Low Risk, Big Return: Using Paid Internships to Recruit Skilled Immigrant Talent (Employer Webinar)

March 25, 2014

Learn about Career Edge’s program and its innovative partnership with RBC on supporting business clients of the bank to access internationally trained talent.

Canada’s Socio-Economic Sustainability at Risk (News Story)

March 17, 2014

2014 is set to mark the beginning of the Baby Boomer exodus from the workforce, so just who will fill Canada’s growing skills gap?

Turning Cultural Differences into an Advantage (Employer eTip)

March 13, 2014

Tips on how to overcome the risks of linking workplace challenges to culture.

Ask the Expert – Unlocking Potential: From Underperformer to Asset (Article)

March 12, 2014

What interventions can be made to support immigrant talent in performing better especially due to cultural barriers?

Celebrating Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (Article)

February 20, 2014

Competition recognizes employers for creating a more inclusive workplace including developing and implementing various programs and HR strategies to better manage skilled immigrant talent.

Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace (Employer Webinar)

February 12, 2014

Understand how to create and implement a religious accommodation policy in your workplace to meet legal requirements and to improve employee satisfaction and productivity.

Webinar Recording Now Available: Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace (News Story)

February 12, 2014

Find out what your legal duties are and how you can implement practical strategies in your workplace from our expert panel in our new webinar.

Effectively Managing Religious Accommodation in the Workplace (Employer eTip)

January 30, 2014

Employers have a legal mandate to accommodate religious practices and observances in the workplace, but they should also see it as good human resource management.

Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace (Employer eTip)

January 15, 2014

An employer has a legal duty to accommodate religious observances and needs of their employees and implement reasonable accommodation.

Deadline for TRIEC’s 8th Annual Immigrant Success Awards Extended to January 15, 2013 (News Story)

December 17, 2013

Awards recognize GTA companies and individual leaders who champion immigrant employment.

Mentoring Provides a Warm Welcome for Newcomers to Toronto (News Story)

November 25, 2013

The Mentoring Partnership’s 2013 Recognition Reception celebrates the City of Toronto for mentoring over 1000 skilled immigrants

Outsmarting Our Brains: Overcoming Hidden Biases to Harness Diversity’s True Potential (Employer Report)

November 15, 2013

Business leaders need to overcome their hidden biases to be more competitive.

Hands-on Experience Through Internships Can be the Best of Teachers (News Story)

October 24, 2013

RBC Career Bridge Associate Host Program gives Canadian employers the opportunity to host high potential, internationally qualified interns to meet their employment needs.

Workplace Diversity: ‘To Win in Your Market, You Need to Hire the Market’ (News Story)

October 24, 2013

Once considered primarily an issue of social responsibility, a growing number of organizations including RBC have embraced workplace diversity as the range of benefits – both financial and non-financial – have become more clear.

Making Connections – Halifax Regional Municipality and Greater Halifax Partnership (Article)

June 4, 2013

Business needs talent. Talent needs opportunity. A networking program completes the equation.

Hiring Highly Skilled People from Around the World Gives Trinity Tech a Competitive Advantage (Employer Video)

April 3, 2013

When Dunstan Peter, President and CEO of Trinity Tech was growing his company, he needed highly skilled people to give his small business the advantage. His skilled immigrant hires did just that

Skilled immigrants critical to innovation; savvy GTA employers tap into this talent pool (News Story)

April 3, 2013

TRIEC and RBC recognize top employers who are leading the way in integrating skilled immigrant talent in the Greater Toronto Region labour market at the 7th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards

Celebrating Canada’s Best Employers for New Canadians 2013 (News Story)

March 12, 2013

Recognizing the nation’s best employers for recent immigrants.

Speed Interviewing, Round One: The Digital Industry (News Story)

February 7, 2013

The Greater Halifax Partnership brought together IT employers to talk with potential candidates in a speed networking event

How Do You Find Immigrant Talent? (Employer eTip)

December 20, 2012

Canada’s immigration system is changing rapidly. These changes will affect the future labour pool and who you hire. One thing that will remain the same in hiring practices is looking at the ready and available talent pool here in Canada.

Recording now Available: Canada’s Changing Immigration Policies – What Employers Need to Know (News Story)

December 11, 2012

Canada’s immigration system is changing rapidly. The changes will affect the future labour pool and the way you manage skilled immigrant talent. Watch the webinar.

Canada’s Changing Immigration Policies – What Employers Need to Know (Employer Webinar)

December 10, 2012

Learn more about the changes to Canada’s immigration system and how they may affect your company’s human resources strategy.

Unpacking Changes to Immigration Policy – How They Affect the Future Labour Pool (Employer eTip)

November 28, 2012

Among others, the federal government has made or proposed the following changes to the Canadian immigration system that could affect the future labour pool.

Webinar: Canada’s Changing Immigration Policies – What Employers Need to Know (News Story)

November 20, 2012

Register for new webinar and learn more about the changes to Canada’s immigration system and how they may affect your company’s human resources strategy.

Canada’s Changing Immigration Policies – What Employers Need to Know (Employer eTip)

November 15, 2012

Learn more about the changes to Canada’s immigration system and how they may affect your company’s human resources strategy.

Leveraging Diversity is Smart Business (News Story)

September 14, 2012

Living its value of ‘diversity for growth and innovation’, RBC has recognized the valuable skills and experience newcomers bring to businesses like theirs in the Halifax Region.

Looking for Leaders: Nominations Open for TRIEC’s 7th Annual Immigrant Success Awards (News Story)

September 13, 2012

Each year, TRIEC presents the IS Awards to recognize innovation and leadership in integrating skilled immigrants into the Greater Toronto Region labour market.

Employer Champions (Page)

August 31, 2012

Employer Champions are Hire Immigrants partners. These companies are considered by Hire Immigrants to be at the forefront of a movement to tap into the talents of skilled immigrants. They have identified, encouraged and supported participation in solution-oriented initiatives such as mentoring, […]

Skilled Immigrants Solution to Huawei Canada’s Talent Challenges (Employer Video)

June 21, 2012

When Huawei Canada established itself in Canada in 2008, they faced many challenges finding the highly skilled talent they needed. Skilled immigrants were the solution.

Award-Winning Employers Help Newcomers Overcome Employment Barriers (Article)

March 20, 2012

Seven of the 2012 Best Employers for New Canadians work with Bow Valley College in Calgary to provide work placements to newcomers.

Moving Beyond Diversity to Inclusion (Guest Column) (Article)

January 5, 2012

Diversity is finding and hiring, while inclusion is about retention, loyalty and growth — getting it right means more growth, higher profits and better ideas, says Maytree’s Ratna Omidvar.

Immigrant Labour Market Outcomes in Canada: The Benefits of Addressing Wage and Employment Gaps (Employer Report)

December 19, 2011

This RBC report finds immigrant wage and employment gaps have widened. Skilled immigrants’ incomes could increase by as much as $30 billion if they were paid like Canadian-born workers.

Increasing Intercultural Competence: Maximizing a Diverse Workforce (Employer Webinar)

November 30, 2011

This webinar highlights the importance of intercultural competence, examines elements to include in training and how intercultural competence affects employee productivity.

Leadership Strategies for Successfully Integrating Skilled Immigrant Talent (Employer Video)

November 23, 2011

In this video, Gord Nixon President and CEO, RBC and chair of TRIEC provides advice to business leaders about effectively bringing skilled immigrants on board.

Looking For Leaders: TRIEC Calls For 6th Annual Immigrant Success Awards Entries (News Story)

October 11, 2011

Awards recognize recruiting, integrating and leveraging skilled immigrant talent

Reducing Bias (Article)

September 5, 2011

Personal biases can unwittingly creep into an interview but there are ways to reduce this risk.

Mentors Help Unlock Immigrants’ Potential (News Story)

August 12, 2011

Peer-to-peer mentoring program helps immigrants access job market.

Create an Inclusive Recruitment Strategy (Article)

August 1, 2011

A recruitment philosophy that focuses on skills, as opposed to country of origin, leads to a concrete policy that guides your organization’s recruitment efforts.

2010 IS Award Winners (News Story)

March 9, 2011

TRIEC’s 2010 Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants.

Leadership Development Program Helps Diverse Employees Reach Top Roles at Pitney Bowes (Employer Success Story)

August 11, 2010

An accelerated leadership development program and leadership review process ensures skilled immigrants aren’t overlooked for senior positions.

2009 IS Award Winners (News Story)

April 19, 2010

TRIEC’s 2009 Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants.

It’s Just Smart Business (Employer Video)

April 9, 2010

Watch as three employers speak about why “it’s just smart business” to tap into skilled immigrant talent

Resumés and Cultural Bias: How Many Qualified Candidates Has Your Company Screened Out? (Employer Webinar)

April 28, 2009

This webinar offers practical tools for overcoming bias by focusing on competencies and educational qualifications when screening resumés.

2008 IS Award Winners (News Story)

February 1, 2009

TRIEC’s 2008 Immigrant Success (IS) Awards recognize leadership and innovation in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants.

Planning and Sourcing To Reach Your Company’s Full Potential (Employer Webinar)

March 21, 2006

Learn why two successful companies changed their recruiting strategies to include skilled immigrants and the benefits they have realized.