Skilled immigrants are essential for business growth and innovation but they face several systemic barriers to employment, according to Deloitte’s white paper, Welcome To Canada. Now What? Unlocking the Potential of Immigrants for Business Growth and Innovation.
Jane Allen, Partner and Chief Diversity Officer at Deloitte, says employers can remove these barriers and better tap into immigrant talent by:
- Reviewing the recruitment process to remove any biases.
- Providing internships for first “Canadian experience.”
- Educating employees to create an inclusive environment.
Watch a video of Jane explaining how employers can remove barriers and unlock immigrant potential:
To learn more about why diversity is important and what organizations can do to successfully integrate skilled immigrants and fuel economic growth, watch this free Cities of Migration webinar.
And you can watch the latest hireimmigrants.ca webinar, Increasing Intercultural Competence: Maximizing a diverse workforce.