It is important for employers to support new immigrant employees as they progress into managerial roles. With this new role comes a new cultural context that they must adapt to in order to succeed. Some useful tips on how to support new immigrants who are in a managerial role include:
- Create a personal development plan;
- Connect the skilled immigrant with a “seasoned” manager to coach them; and
- Build a network to gain feedback on their performance and to learn what is working and not working.
Read more about supporting skilled immigrants as they move into senior positions from Glem Dias, Talent & Diversity Strategist.