Managing a Diverse Workforce
Development and promotion opportunities will maximize the skills and experience of skilled immigrants. Managers also have a responsibility to treat all employees equitably and provide accommodation as required.
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.
This training video presents the business case for integrating skilled immigrant talent and explores strategies for companies looking to create an inclusive workplace.
Organizations that want to out-perform the competition need to create talent management processes that ensure all employees, including skilled immigrants, are engaged and contributing to their full potential. This includes providing opportunities for growth, as well as development and support.
Maximizing the different perspectives and skills of diverse employees is an economic imperative. You need to educate managers about the benefits of diversity as well as their responsibilities to treat all employees equitably and accommodate them as needed.